Dunellen Criminal Lawyer
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The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles criminal cases in Dunellen and throughout Middlesex County, New Jersey. Our criminal defense lawyers have many years of experience representing clients with criminal matters. Gary Grabas, Casey Woodruff and Robert C. Rowbotham, II are all former Prosecutors. Jon M. Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of experience.
Crimes arising out of Dunellen are handled in either Dunellen Municipal Court or Middlesex County Superior Court. Indictable offenses are handled in Middlesex County Superior Court. Generally, all non-indictable offenses and traffic tickets arising out of Dunellen are handled in Dunellen Municipal Court. Common offenses handled in Dunellen Municipal Court include Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Suspended, and Driving Without Insurance.
Under N.J.S.A. § 39:4-50, it is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or above. The penalties for driving while intoxicated in Dunellen are severe. A first-time conviction requires a license suspension of at least 3 months and up to 1 year depending on the driver’s blood alcohol concentration. Additional penalties include significant fines, hefty surcharges and potential imprisonment.
Under N.J.S.A. § 39:3-40, it is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked driver’s license. Driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license can have severe consequences. For example, a driver who causes bodily injury while driving with a suspended license is subject to at least 45 and up to 180 days in jail if convicted. Additional penalties include heavy fines and an extension of the suspension.
In New Jersey, it is unlawful to drive without automobile insurance. Failure to maintain automobile insurance can result in severe penalties. Under N.J.S.A. § 39:6B-2, the first conviction for driving without insurance will result in a one year license suspension. Additionally, any subsequent conviction for driving without insurance will result in a two year suspension and mandatory imprisonment.
If you have been charged with a criminal offense or received a traffic ticket in Dunellen, it is important to consult with a New Jersey lawyer. At the law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC, our criminal defense attorneys know how to handle all types of offenses. For a free consultation, contact us at (908) 322-7000. We can be reached 24 hours a day.