Innocent Unless and Until Proven Guilty

A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. So, you have right to defend yourself and prove your innocence if a criminal charge is brought against you. Having said that, take the charge seriously. You need to prove it to law officers and/or court.

Criminal charges are serious, it may jeopardise your life

It may affect your reputation, employment and any delay to act may cost your freedom or big money.

Lawyers are not immune

A Jersey City attorney was charged with defrauding his clients of more than two million dollars, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced on Jan 12, 2023.

James R. Lisa, 67, is charged by indictment with three counts of wire fraud and four counts of aggravated identity theft. He was arraigned today by videoconference before U.S. Magistrate Judge José R. Almonte, pleaded not guilty and was release on $100,000 unsecured bond.

You can read the full story here.

The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty

Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey clearly mentions in its press release that the charges and allegations contained in the indictment are merely accusations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

You need an experienced lawyer to deal with your assault by police case.

For years, attorney Joel Silberman served as an assistant prosecutor with the Hudson County prosecutor’s office. During this time, Attorney Joel litigated hundreds of cases and appeared before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, on multiple occasions.

If you have been charged in a criminal case which you believe is false, the Law Offices of Joel Silberman, LLC, can help you prove your innocence. You need to act fast. Call us at 201-420-1913 or email us at



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