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South River NJ Criminal Lawyer
It is unfortunately commonplace for individuals charged with a offense to drag their feet in hiring a South River New Jersey Criminal Lawyer. Some believe they can handle the criminal charge on their own and others take the position that a conviction is inevitable so why bother hiring an attorney. These are foolish thoughts given the success rate of our Middlesex County Criminal Attorneys in defending charges in South River. The norm of our firm is to escape a plea or finding of guilt to a disorderly persons offense or traffic violation in the borough municipal court. Our team, which includes eight defense lawyers with over 100 years of experience, including years serving as prosecutors, also has an impressive track record in securing favorable outcomes on behalf of those arrested in South River for a first degree, second degree, third degree and fourth degree crime. To speak to an attorney on our staff immediately in a free consultation, call East Brunswick Office at 732-227-1200.
Criminal Charge in South River
More criminal charges are issued in South River for violations like harassment, disorderly conduct, simple assault, resisting arrest and possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana than you might expect. For the twelve months ending June 2016, 758 offenses falling within this grade were written by members of the South River Police Department. Another 186 of indictable crimes for aggravated assault, possession of cocaine, burglary, terroristic threats and other felonies were also issued over this period. Jurisdiction to decide more severe cases like these is reserved to the Middlesex County Superior Court. If you were served with a complaint alleging a criminal offense that is a crime of the first through fourth degree, the matter will be sent to the County Courthouse in New Brunswick for resolution after an initial arraignment.
South River Municipal Court Information
The South River Municipal Court is authorized to decide all misdemeanor criminal offenses and traffic charges including driving while suspended, DWI, operating without insurance and leaving the scene of an accident., issued within the 2.918 square miles of town. This is the case whether you were stopped on a state roadway like Route 18 or a local street like Johnson Place. Honorable Tina Martins-Cruz is the judge who decides these matters. She convenes the municipal court, which is located at 61 Main Street, Second Floor, South River, NJ 08882, every Tuesday beginning at 8:30 a.m. The telephone number to reach the municipal court of South River is 732-257-1233. Daily management is the responsibility of the Court Administrator, Cassandra Garrick, CMCA. For additional information, you can refer to the official website for South River Municipal Court.
Defense Attorney in South River New Jersey
Although South River is on the smaller side of municipalities in Middlesex County, do not be fooled into believing its police department is lacking in violations. They issued 3,686 tickets for moving traffic violations in a recent year. This makes for a busy municipal court and many indictable offenses to be referred to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. Irrespective of the variety of charge you received in South River, an experienced defense attorney is going to provide the best opportunity for avert significant penalties. The lawyers at Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver, can serve you well in this capacity. To speak to a lawyer on our staff anytime 24/7, call 732-227-1200.