Phillipsburg Criminal Defense Lawyers
Criminal Defense Attorneys in Sussex and Warren County, New Jersey
The Warren and Sussex County criminal defense team at our firm are ready to handle any criminal charges you may be facing in either municipal or superior court. It is a common misconception that municipal courts handle only traffic matters. But that’s not true. In fact, municipal courts are charged with disposing of non-indictable petty disorderly persons offenses and disorderly persons offenses such as disorderly conduct, simple assault, harassment, and possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana. Only if you are facing an indictable offense, such as a fourth, third, second, or first degree crime, will your case be heard in the Warren or Sussex County Superior Court, Criminal Part. But no matter what you have been accused of, whether the case is scheduled in municipal court or superior court, the case could result in a permanent criminal record that will impact your ability to get jobs, lease apartments, obtain student loans, or even adopt children in the future. Fortunately, the experienced criminal defense attorneys at our law firm are only one call away from fighting for you.
Our skilled criminal defense attorneys have achieved countless successes in Sussex and Warren County courts, including those in Hackettstown, Newton, Belvidere, Sparta, and Frankford. With highly effective defense strategies and a team of award-winning lawyers, we aggressively defend our clients facing charges that range from driving while intoxicated (DWI) to aggravated assault and distribution of heroin. When you enlist our firm, you place your trust in a team of New Jersey criminal defense lawyers who are committed to a single goal: securing you the best possible outcome. To discuss your case with one of our attorneys today, contact our offices at 973-755-1695 for a cost-free consultation.
Criminal Charges in Warren and Sussex County NJ
There are many different types of crimes in New Jersey that can result if heavy fines or even imprisonment including but not limited to:
Assault and Threat Crimes under Chapter 12 of the New Jersey Criminal Code such as simple and aggravated assault and assault by auto, reckless endangerment, stalking and terroristic threats;
Sex Crimes pursuant to Chapters 14 and 24 of the Criminal Code including sexual assault, criminal sexual contact, lewdness, invasion of privacy, endangering the welfare of children and possession of child pornography;
Theft and Fraud offenses set forth in Chapters 15, 18, 20 and 21 of the Criminal Code such as theft by unlawful taking, theft by deception, theft by extortion, receiving stolen property, shoplifting and issuing bad checks;
Offenses Against Public Order pursuant to Chapter 33 of the Criminal Code including disorderly conduct, wandering, harassment, and cyber-harassment;
Drug Crimes enumerated in Chapters 35 and 36 of the Criminal Code such as possession of controlled dangerous substances, possession with intent to distribute, possession of paraphernalia, and failure to make lawful disposition;
Firearms and Weapons Offenses under Chapter 39 of the Criminal code for the unlawful possession or possession for an unlawful purpose of handguns, rifles, shotguns, BB guns, and knives; and
Juvenile Delinquency cases that are heard in the Family Court.
These are only some of the crimes you may be charged with in either superior or municipal court in Warren or Sussex County, but no matter what allegations have been made against you, we are ready to defend you.
Belvidere Restraining Order Lawyers
The seasoned criminal defense attorneys at our offices are also well-versed in handling matters that are not technically allegations of crimes. For example, we have defended numerous domestic violence restraining order cases that are brought in Family Court pursuant to the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act.
DWI Defense Attorneys in Vernon NJ
Additionally, the experienced defense attorneys at our firm have also successfully handled countless Title 39 DWI/DUI and traffic violations including driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence, refusal to submit breath samples, leaving the scene of an accident, speeding, reckless driving, and careless driving.
New Jersey Expungement Lawyers
If your case has already been resolved in Warren or Sussex County and you would like to begin again with a clean criminal record, our highly knowledgeable lawyers handle expungements of arrest records, municipal ordinance violations, disorderly persons offenses, indictable crimes, and diversionary programs pursuant to Chapter 52 of the New Jersey Criminal Code.
Contact our Sparta Criminal and DWI Defense Attorneys Today
Whether you are charged with a crime, juvenile offense, traffic violation, have been served with a restraining order, or want to expunge criminal records in Sussex or Warren County, New Jersey, call the knowledgeable criminal defense attorneys today at 973-755-1695 to receive your free initial consultation.