How the Best Criminal Defense Attorneys Spend Their Days-And Why That Matters to You!

A career where someone’s life depends on how well you do your job means dedication, education, persistence, and loyalty reign supreme! Being a criminal defense attorney is a demanding job. No day is ever the same, but all days call on similar strengths for those who excel at the position.  According to the American Bar […]

I’ve Been Charged with Insurance Fraud–What Do I Do? 

Insurance fraud is very complicated. Let the legal team at Robert J. DeGroot help defend you against it.

Are White Collar Crimes Felonies?

White collar crime sounds harmless — a person in business attire committing some kind of indiscretion that may end up with them being fired but won’t have a lasting effect on anyone else. This is wrong. White collar crime is treated very seriously and often prosecuted by the government resulting in long prison sentences and […]

Your Right to Representation: A Court-Appointed vs. A Private Criminal Defense Attorney

You have the right to a criminal defense attorney in New Jersey If you or a loved one find yourself in the unfortunate position of being accused of a crime, the most important thing you can do is to secure a criminal defense attorney. As a U.S. citizen, you have the right to an attorney […]

Are You Seeking a Criminal Lawyer in New Jersey?

Finding yourself smack dab in the middle of a difficult and stressful legal situation is enough to take a toll on pretty much anyone out there, but the good news is that finding the right criminal lawyer can make all the difference in the world. If you’re anything like most people then you’ll find that […]

Put Your Trust in Our Newark Law Firm

There’s no two ways about it. When you’re in need of a go-to Newark law firm who knows what it takes to defend your rights, look no further than the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot. Our team goes above and beyond to protect its clients. With 46 years of experience, Robert DeGroot has built […]

What to Do If You’ve Been Falsely Accused of a Crime

  Getting the news that you are under investigation for committing a crime–or worse yet, that you are being arrested–can come as quite the shock to many people. You’re going about your day as usual and out of the blue you get the news that seems like it will change your life forever. So what’s […]

An Update on the Famous White Collar Crimes of Bernie Madoff

If you’ve been following along with our blog for any amount of time, you’ve probably noticed a handful of blogs about Bernie Madoff. Madoff’s use of the Ponzi scheme is generally considered to be one of the largest in history. As you might know, the Ponzi scheme is so named for Charles Ponzi who, according […]

Why You Might Have a Blue Christmas Without a White Collar Crime Lawyer

When people think about the holidays, they imagine being surrounded by friends and family members, laughing, eating food, and enjoying the look of surprise on their loved one’s faces when they open the perfect gift. If you’ve been accused of committing a white collar crime, however, you might be feeling a little differently. Fortunately for […]

A Few Things to Be Thankful For This Holiday Season

Many people here in the United States celebrated Thanksgiving recently and in just a few more weeks we’ll be gearing up for another holiday. For some of us, it’s Christmas. For others, it is Hanukkah. Still others will be preparing for Ramadan. The point is that at this time of year, there is plenty to […]