Clark Criminal Lawyers
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The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles criminal cases throughout New Jersey. Our criminal defense lawyers have many years of experience assisting clients with criminal matters. Gary Grabas and Casey Woodruff are former Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of experience.
Crimes arising out of Clark are handled in either Clark Municipal Court or Union County Superior Court.
The majority of these offenses are handled in Clark Municipal Court, which is located at 315 Westfield Avenue. Clark Municipal Court has jurisdiction over cases involving non-indictable offenses. Non-indictable offenses include violations of municipal ordinance, motor vehicle violations and disorderly person offenses. Therefore, Clark Municipal Court will frequently handle offenses related to drunk driving, marijuana possession, speeding or reckless driving. These offenses can have severe consequences. In Clark Municipal Court, a conviction may result in a loss of driving privileges, probation, fines, surcharges or imprisonment.
Clark Municipal Court consists of a violations bureau and a trial court. The Honorable Antonio Inacio presides over the trial court. The trial court handles offenses requiring a court appearance and contested matters. Many traffic and ordinance violations can be paid through the violations bureau or online at www.NJMCDirect.com.
Indictable offenses arising out of Clark are handled in Union County Superior Court. The Court is located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. Indictable offenses require a grand jury determination as to whether enough evidence exists for a trial. Indictable offenses are much more serious. These offenses are commonly categorized as either violent or non-violent. Violent criminal offenses include: murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping, rape, or robbery. Non-violent indictable criminal offenses include: drug possession or distribution, bribery, embezzlement, or fraud. The penalties for a conviction of a criminal offense handled in Union County Superior Court may involve imprisonment, fines and community service.
Whether your case is handled in Clark Municipal Court or Union County Superior Court, our criminal defense attorneys know how to protect your rights. If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense, contact us for a free consultation. We can be reached 24 hours a day.