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Metuchen NJ Criminal Defense Lawyer
Our Team Includes A Former Metuchen Municipal Prosecutor Who Is Here To Help You
The lawyers at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall represent clients charged with criminal and traffic offenses filed in Metuchen, including disorderly persons offenses in its municipal court. Although Metuchen measures just 2.764 square miles, it has its share of violations, especially as it is surrounded by Edison, a major artery within Middlesex County. If you have been charged with simple assault, possession of marijuana, harassment or some other offense in “the Brainy Borough”, a lawyer at our firm can insure that you have every chance of maintaining your life without a conviction and penalties. Our defense team includes several former prosecutors like Jason Seidman, an ex Middlesex County prosecutor, which make up an eight attorney criminal staff with over 100 years of collective experience. We are also highly skilled lawyers who know how to effectively defend virtually any Metchuchen Municipal Court charge, for example, driving while suspended, possession of drugs in a motor vehicle, and driving without insurance. Contact our qualified Metuchen criminal defense lawyers by calling our Woodbridge Office at 732-634-0700 for a free initial consultation.
Metuchen Municipal Court Information
The Metuchen Municipal Court is located at 500 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ 08840. The telephone number for the Municipal Court is 732-632-8505. Wahjira Williams-Fisher, MCA, is the Court Administrator who is in charge daily management of matters within the jurisdiction. The official website for the Metuchen Municipal Court can be accessed by clicking here. Sessions to conduct arraignments, pretrial hearings, and trials are conducted every Wednesday beginning at 6:30 p.m. and, as needed, on Friday at 9:00 a.m. All decisions in the courtroom are made by Honorable James B. Graziano, the judge of the municipal court in Metuchen. The interactive map from google that follows can provide directions to the Metuchen Municipal Court from almost anywhere.
Crime of the First, Second, Third or Fourth Degree in Metuchen
Offenses issued in the Borough of Metuchen certainly are not limited to municipal court matters. The Metuchen Police Department files indictable charges of the first degree, second degree, third degree and fourth degree as well. A crime falling within one of these grades must be referred to the Middlesex County Superior Court for resolution since the local court lacks jurisdiction. Common third degree and other violations that must be sent to the county courthouse include possession of cocaine, aggravated assault, robbery and distribution of CDS, including heroin. If you were arrested for an offense within this category, it is crucial that you hire the best lawyer you can find as a conviction can result in years in state prison, tens of thousands in fines, and other significant penalties.
Metuchen Criminal Attorneys
Metuchen is what our criminal attorneys view as a sleeper when it comes to criminal and motor vehicle charges. While the municipality draws little attention as the 18th ranked in the county for both size and population, the police are aggressive in making sure that the community remains safe. These efforts resulted in over 5,000 moving traffic tickets, 141 in indictable criminal complaints, and 467 summonses for disorderly persons offenses being issued over the twelve months ending June 2016. If you have been charged with any type of offense in Metuchen, you should take the time to contact our Middlesex County Criminal Defense Lawyers. We can provide invaluable guidance so that you may make an informed decision as to the best course of action for you. A lawyer is available immediately at 732-634-0700 to assist you. Do not hesitate to take advantage of this opportunity as initial consultations are provided by the lawyers at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall on a complimentary basis.
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