Carteret Domestic Violence Attorney
Facing Domestic Violence Charges in Carteret, NJ? Bramnick Law Can Help You Avoid Conviction
Accusations of domestic violence place your freedom and reputation on the line. Therefore, if you have been arrested or charged with a domestic violence offense arising out of Carteret, New Jersey, it is important to consult with an experienced domestic violence lawyer as soon as possible. Even if the other party in the alleged abuse decides not to file charges against you, the State of New Jersey may choose do so.
Domestic violence offenses arising out of Carteret may be handled in Middlesex County Superior Court or Carteret Municipal Court. Many acts of domestic violence are considered disorderly persons or petty disorderly person offenses, which are generally handing in municipal court. These types of offenses will most likely be charged under a summons. A summons is a document ordering an individual to appear in court. A summons may be issued for disorderly person, petty disorderly person, and municipal ordinance violations.
Domestic Violence Charges in Carteret, New Jersey
In New Jersey, common disorderly person violations in domestic violence incidents include: Harassment (N.J.S.A. 2C:33-4), Criminal Mischief (N.J.S.A. 2C:17-3), and violations of restraining orders (Contempt N.J.S.A. 2C:29-9) when the individual has not also committed either a disorderly person or indictable offense. Generally, these domestic violence offenses are handled in municipal court. If an individual, however, commits a disorderly person offense or an indictable offense along with being in violation of a restraining order, a contempt charge pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:29-9 will become a 4th degree indictable offense. 4th degree indictable offenses are handled in Middlesex County Superior Court
Indictable offenses are the most serious of charges. An individual may be arrested for an indictable offense stemming from a domestic violence incident and charged using a warrant. A warrant is a document ordering an individual to be arrested and detained. Indictable offenses are charged in degrees. Common indictable offenses that are charged as a result of incidents of domestic violence are: Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (N.J.S.A. 2C:39-5), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (N.J.S.A. 2C:39-4), Terroristic Threats (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-3), and Aggravated Assault (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b)).
If you have been charged with any of the above indictable offenses, your case will be handled in Middlesex County Superior Court. Middlesex County Superior Court is located at 56 Paterson Street in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
The Law Firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC has many years of experience handling domestic violence cases and will focus on aggressively defending your case. The experienced trial attorneys at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC include: Jon M. Bramnick, a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience and attorneys Gary Grabas, Casey Woodruff, and Robert Rowbotham, II who are all former prosecutors.
Free Consultations Available – Carteret Domestic Violence Lawyer 732.651.9999
If you would like to schedule a free consultation to discuss a domestic violence offense with one of our attorneys, you can call us at (732) 651-9999. We are available 24 hours a day.
Directions to Carteret Municipal Court
Police Department Building 230 Roosevelt Ave
Whether traveling from the NORTH or SOUTH:
Take New Jersey Turnpike to Exit 12 towards Carteret and Rahway. Continue straight onto Peter J. Sica Industrial Highway. After approximately a mile and half, turn right onto Roosevelt Ave. Department Building will be on the left.
Bramnick Law – Middlesex County Office:
2G Auer Court
East Brunswick NJ 08816
Telephone: (732) 651-9999
Fax: (908) 322-6997
Bramnick Law – Main Office:
1827 East Second Street
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Phone: (908) 322-7000