Domestic Violence Lawyers in East Brunswick, NJ
Criminal Defense Attorneys Represent Clients Facing Domestic Violence Charges in East Brunswick, New Jersey
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 East Brunswick, 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 East Brunswick may be handled in Middlesex County Superior Court or East Brunswick Municipal Court. Many acts of domestic violence are considered disorderly persons or petty disorderly persons 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.
East Brunswick Domestic Violence Charges: Predicate Offenses
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
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. New Jersey indictable offenses are the most serious of charges. 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.
Free Consultations Available – East Brunswick Domestic Violence Attorneys
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.
If you would like to schedule a free consultation to discuss a domestic violence offense with one of our domestic violence attorneys, you can call us at (732) 651-9999. We are available 24 hours a day.
Directions to East Brunswick Municipal Court:
1 Civic Center Drive
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Traveling south on NJ Turnpike
- Take exit 9 to Route 18 South. Proceed 2.5 miles to Cranbury exit (Middlesex County Rt. 525 south). Proceed 5 lights to Rues Lane. Right turn onto Rues Lane. Go 1/4 miles to parking lot 3 on right side.
Traveling north on NJ Turnpike
- Take exit 8A. Bear right after toll booth heading west on Rt. 32. At 1st light, turn right onto Middlesex County Rte. #535 north (South River-Cranbury Rd). After 7th light, follow signs for u-turn and left turn (reverse jug-handle). Make right onto Rues Lane and proceed through light 1/4 mile to parking lot 3 on right.