Aberdeen Simple Assault Lawyer
Were you arrested, pulled over, or issued a summons in Aberdeen Township? If so, then you are possibly facing a criminal offense, DUI, or serious traffic offense and should take the time to educate yourself as to the penalties that you face and the options before you. New Jersey criminal law is governed by Title 2C of the New Jersey Statutes while traffic offenses are governed by Title 39. Offenses found in Title 2C include: Simple Assault, Shoplifting, Possession of Marijuana, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, Trespass, Theft and Possession of Heroin and other opiates such as Oxycontin. As New Jersey’s ongoing “Heroin Epidemic” has affected Aberdeen to some extent, feel free to click this link to access our Aberdeen Drug Crime Resource Center.
Aberdeen NJ Disorderly Conduct Lawyer
New Jersey law differentiates between varying degrees of criminal activity. This includes indictable offenses, disorderly persons offenses (DPs), and petty disorderly persons offenses (PDPs). If you are facing a DP or PDP, then you are exposed to a maximum of six months in jail and up to $1000 in fines. Common DPs include shoplifting less than $200 worth of merchandise and simple assault. Your matter will be heard locally in Aberdeen Municipal Court. If you are facing an indictable offense, such as possession of heroin with intent to distribute and burglary, then you are exposed to significantly greater consequences and your matter will be heard in Monmouth County Superior Court in Freehold Boro. Click here for more information on the grading of offenses.
Aberdeen NJ DWI Lawyer
Title 39 of New Jersey’s statutes governs NJ traffic law. Aberdeen DWI charges and other traffic matters are also heard in Aberdeen Municipal Court. If you have been pulled over in Aberdeen Township and issued a traffic summons then you may be facing a suspended driver’s license, steep fines and penalties, and possible jail time. Common Aberdeen traffic charges include Speeding, Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test, Careless Driving, Driving While Suspended, Reckless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and CDS in a Motor Vehicle. Traffic offense convictions may result in significant consequences and should be handled carefully. For example, a conviction of Reckless Driving may include 5 points on your driver’s license and possible suspension of driving privileges while a low-level speeding ticket may only entail two points that can be easily cleared with a safe driving course through the NJ Motor Vehicle Commission. Furthermore, our law firm places great emphasis on DWI and DUI Charges. If you have been charged with an Aberdeen DUI, please visit our NJ DWI Practice Center.
Why Choose Us to Assist You?
Our law firm is exclusively devoted to defending individuals like you who face criminal and motor vehicle charges in Aberdeen and throughout Monmouth County. Remember that the burden to prove your guilt belongs to the State. We will do our very best to present your defense while attacking the State’s case at every turn. Our Monmouth County based team will also work with the prosecution to secure a downgrade or dismissal of your charges. If we cannot come to a resolution with the prosecutor, then we will aggressively argue your case at trial. Whichever strategy we, as a team, decide to utilize, we will work hard to keep you informed throughout the process and protect your rights from day one. To build a customized case strategy designed to the specific facts of your case, contact us at 732.924.4200.
Aberdeen NJ Municipal Court
For your convenience, please find the following Aberdeen Municipal Court information and directions. Remember to keep track of your court dates and set aside plenty of time on the day of your hearing. Michael Pugliese, J.M.C. will preside over your case. The court administrator can be reached at 32.583.4200, extensions 105 and 141. Court sessions are every Wednesday at 8:30AM and 10:00AM.