How Does Having A Business Operating Agreement Protect Me During Times of Conflict?

Establishing a new business is a strategic and intentional process. In order to be successful, the operational responsibilities of the business shouldn’t be undermined by the enthusiasm of starting a new company. By this, we mean having a solid foundation for how your business is run will not only set you up for future success […]

Help! What Should I Do If My Business Partner Is Involved in Criminal Activity? 

When things go sour in a business partnership, you might have the urge to walk away and never look back. It’s a situation no one wants to find themselves in, but it happens quite often – someone you once trusted financially, in business and in life, is now betraying you and the empire you created […]

Defense 101: Accused of A White Collar Crime? Do This!

Have you been accused of a white collar crime? Don’t panic! Do this instead. Believe it or not, the concept of white collar crime has only been around for 80 years.  White collar crime is typically categorized by actions that are non-violent in nature, and are most closely associated with alleged perpetrators who come from […]

3 Things to Do Immediately After Being Arrested

Anyone who has been arrested before will tell you that it’s not a particularly pleasant experience. Even under the best of circumstances it’s still incredibly stressful. Your mind starts racing, your heart is beating too fast, and you start to panic. Of course even if you haven’t been arrested it’s easy to imagine what it […]

Our Tips for Finding the Right Criminal Lawyer

  Finding a criminal lawyer can sometimes be a difficult prospect even under the best of circumstances, but when you’re in the middle of a difficult situation it gets that much trickier. So what can you do to make sure that you’re on the right track? The good news is that that’s the topic of […]

Put Your Trust in an Experienced Newark Criminal Lawyer

If you’re facing white collar crime charges, there’s a good chance that your best bet is to seek a criminal lawyer with plenty of experience in defending clients. The good news is that at the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot, we have over four decades of experience in defending our clients against a variety […]

What to Look for in a Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you are looking for a Newark criminal defense lawyer, you’re in the right place. At the Law Offices of Robert J. DeGroot, we know exactly what it means to be the white collar crime attorney that you need. That’s why in today’s post, we’d like to highlight a few of the characteristics that we […]

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 […]

What to Know if You’re Under Investigation for a White Collar Crime

Being investigated for a white collar crime is a pretty serious matter. Chances are that if you know you’re under investigation, you’re already wondering what the next step is and how you can best set yourself up for success moving forward. As you can probably imagine, our advice is that you hire an attorney as […]