Marijuana Possession Lawyers in Cedar Grove, NJ
Cedar Grove Drug Crime Attorneys Can Defend You Against Marijuana Possession Charges
The Township of Cedar Grove is a suburban municipality located in the northeastern part of Essex County, New Jersey. The community is primarily residential in nature, with a population of 12,300. Cedar Grove is situated between the First and Second Chains of the Watchung Mountains and occupies some 4.5 square miles. It is bordered by four other municipalities, including Little Falls (Passaic County) to the north, Montclair to the east, Verona to the south and North Caldwell to the west. Cedar Grove is approximately 15 miles west of New York City and 10 miles northwest of the City of Newark.
The Township is traversed by Route 23, and is in close proximity to Route 3 and Route 46 to the north, and Route 280 to the south. The community is served by a five-member non partisan Mayor and Council. The Township Council operates under the Faulkner Act, Plan B, Council/Manager form of government. A full time municipal manager carries on the administrative duties of the municipality.
The Township is served by a 32-person Police Department, considered one of the finest in the state. It has a chartered 75-Member Volunteer Fire Department and a highly-trained volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Squad. Volunteerism is the backbone of this community as exemplified by these fine squads.
Cedar Grove has been described by the Star Ledger newspaper as “Beautiful Suburbia” (January 18, 2002). Its beautiful parks, street trees, and Norman Rockwell like setting all lend support to this description of Cedar Grove.
Fighting Marijuana Possession Charges in Cedar Grove, NJ
Charges alleging the possession of marijuana in Cedar Grove, New Jersey are quite serious. At Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC, our attorneys possess the knowledge and skill to handle marijuana possession cases and all other Cedar Grove criminal matters. Gary Grabas, Casey Woodruff and Robert C. Rowbotham, II are all former Prosecutors. Jon M. Bramnick is a New Jersey “Super Lawyer” with over 30 years of trial experience. If you have been charged with marijuana possession in Cedar Grove, it is wise to immediately seek the assistance of a Cedar Grove marijuana possession lawyer.
N.J.S.A. 2C:35-16: Cedar Grove Marijuana Possession Penalties
Under N.J.S.A. § 2C:35-16, a conviction for marijuana possession may result in some or all of the following consequences:
- Driver’s license suspension of at least 6 months and up to 2 years.
- A fine that may be up to $1,000.
- Up to 6 months imprisonment in the Essex County Jail.
Cedar Grove Municipal Court
Cedar Grove Municipal Court handles all cases involving the possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana. Those cases involving an amount of marijuana greater than 50 grams are handled by the Essex County Superior Court. The Essex County Superior Court is located at 50 West Market Street in Newark, NJ. The Cedar Grove Municipal Court is located at 525 Pompton Avenue.
Free Consultations Available – Cedar Grove Marijuana Possession Attorney
973. 273. 0023
If you have been charged with marijuana possession in Cedar Grove, it is important to consult with a New Jersey marijuana possession lawyer. Our criminal defense attorneys know how to protect your rights. For a free consultation, contact us at 973.273.0023. We can be reached 24 hours a day.