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Were you arrested for a criminal offense such as Simple Assault, Marijuana Possession, or Disorderly conduct, pulled over for a DUI, or ticketed for a traffic violation in Lakehurst? McGuckin Law is here to help. While Lakehurst is a tiny borough bordering Manchester Township, Lakehurst Police are very active, patrolling Route 70 and other local roads engaging in traffic stops and performing arrests. If you are facing a DWI, criminal charges or a serious traffic offense, please consider McGuckin Law. Now is the time to weigh your options and choose the criminal defense team that is best for you. We are an experienced, local law firm that can help you fight your Lakehurst charges. Please feel free to browse our website or call 732.924.4200 for a free consultation.
If you or your loved one have been arrested while in possession of marijuana, heroin, or a prescription drug such Oxycontin or Percocet, or faces possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, we can help. New Jersey has enacted very tough drug laws and the sentence can be severe. Depending upon the type, quantity, and other considerations, you may be facing jail, probation, steep fines, loss of license, and community service. We represent all Lakehurst an Ocean County drug charges including:
For more information on how we can help you fight and beat your Lakehurst drug charges, please visit the Ocean County Drug Crime Resource Center or call our local office today for a free consultation at 732.924.4200.
Lakehurst criminal offenses will be heard in Lakehurst Municipal Court or Ocean County Superior Court depending upon the severity of the offense, prior record, and other considerations. McGuckin Law assists clients facing criminal charges in Lakehurst that include Aggravated Assault, Theft of Person, Domestic Violence, Harassment, Disorderly Conduct, and Shoplifting.
If you are facing one of the above or any other charges, it is important to be proactive and take intelligent steps. These include finding the attorney or law firm that gives you the best chance of success and gaining an understand of the potential penalties that you face and your defense options and strategies.
If you are facing an indictable offense (felony), then your matter will be heard in Ocean County Superior Court. If you are charged with an Indictable Offense, then depending upon the degree of the charge you are facing jail time, probation, a felony record, and steep fines.
If you are facing a Disorderly Persons Offense (D.P.) then you will be summoned to Lakehurst Municipal Court. DPs are punishable by up to 6 months in jail, community service and $1000 in fines.
There are various ways to defend your criminal case. First, we will request all of the evidence that the state will use against you, This is called discovery. We will look through the discovery to determine whether the State will likely be able to prove the case. If not, we will aggressively fight your matter through trial or by way of motions to dismiss or suppress evidence. Additionally, we will work with the prosecution to determine your eligibility into a diversionary program such as a conditional discharge, Pre-Trial Intervention, Mental Health Diversionary Program, or Veteran Diversionary Program.
To find out the best way to fight your Harassment, Terroristic Threats, Credit Card Fraud, or Criminal Mischief Charge call today for a free consultation at 732.924.4200.
New Jersey DWI offenses are serious. Lakehurst police actively patrol the borogh for suspected drunk drivers while the court aggressively prosecutes drunk driving and related charges such as:
DWI charges carry serious penalties that include:
The defense of DWI charges is a major focus of McGuckin Law. It is important to understand that the State of New Jersey prohibits plea-bargaining DUI cases and also prohibits provisional licenses during the term of suspension. As a result, the best defense is a solid, proven offense. We will attack the State’s case at every turn to attain the best possible result for you. For more information on how we can fight your DWI Offense, visit the Ocean County DUI Resource Center of call us today at 732.924.4200 for a free consultation.
If you have been pulled over in Lakehurst for a traffic violation such as Driving Without Insurance, Reckless Driving, Driving While Suspended, Speeding, Careless Driving, or Failure to Maintain Lanes, you may be facing loss of driver’s license, steep fines, points, MVC surcharges, and even jail time. If you have accumulated too many points and are facing an administrative license suspension, we will fight your case at the NJ MVC. Call today for more information.
The Honorable Damien Murray, J.M.C. presides over Lakehurst Municipal Court. The Court offices are located at 5 Union Ave. in Lakehurst while court sessions are held at the Lakehurst Community Center at 207 Center Street. The Court can be reached at 732.657.4151. Be prepared to spend significant time in court on the day of your hearing and be sure to contact your attorney or the court with any questions or concerns prior to your hearing date. For more information, visit the Lakehurst Municipal Court website. For directions, please refer to the map below.
We will take your case seriously and fight for you. We offer free consultations and will be accessible throughout your matter, Call 732.924.4200 any time to build a case strategy customized to the facts of your case.