Linden Underage Drinking Lawyer
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The City of Linden, New Jersey is located about 13 miles outside of New York City in eastern Union County. Linden’s population is about 40,000 and includes a diverse cross-section of residents. Linden is a family oriented town with neighborhood parks and tree lined streets which reflect its historical development. It also serves as home to various industrial enterprises. Linden residents take great pride in their community and strive to keep it a safe place. The city of Linden is a socially and ethnically diverse community offering a wide range of amenities to residents and visitors alike. Despite these great qualities, it is sometimes necessary for the Linden Police Department to investigate underage drinking offenses and file charges against those involved.
In New Jersey, underage drinking is taken seriously. Underage drinking offenses arising out of Linden, New Jersey are generally handled in the Linden Municipal Court. The court is located at 401 North Wood Avenue. The Honorable Louis DiLeo presides over the court. The court administrator is Elizabeth Gavigan.
Anyone under the age of 21 possessing a blood alcohol level of 0.01% or more, but less than 0.08% has violated New Jersey’s underage drinking and driving laws. Under N.J.S.A. § 39:4-50.14, a licensed driver who violates this law will lose his or her license for a period of 30 days or more. An unlicensed driver who violates this law will be prohibited from obtaining a driver’s license for a period of 30 days or more from the date that person is eligible to obtain a license or the date of conviction, whichever is later. In addition, a violator must perform at least 15 days of community service and complete an alcohol education program.
If you or a loved one has been charged with underage drinking in Linden, New Jersey, it is important to consult with a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represents clients in Linden Municipal Court for underage drinking. Our criminal attorneys have many years of experience handling such offenses. Casey Woodruff, Robert Rowbotham and Gary Grabas are former Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience.
If you would like to speak with one of the firm’s criminal attorneys to discuss an underage drinking offense, you can reach us at (908) 322-7000. Our criminal defense lawyers offer free initial consultations and are available 24 hours a day. The firm’s main office is located in nearby Scotch Plains, New Jersey.
Get on Parkway (North) to exit 136 Linden/Winfield exit. Bear right on exit. Proceed through traffic light and immediately get into the left lane. Make a left at next traffic light onto Raritan Road. Continue approximately 1 mile until you come to a fork in road. Bear right at fork onto North Wood Avenue. Continue straight and you will go across St. George Ave (4 Lane Highway). Go through four traffic lights. You will see City Hall on the right.
New Jersey Turnpike North to Exit #13. After paying toll (left fork goes to New York and right fork goes to New Jersey) bear to right and follow signs for Routes 1 & 9 South (Elizabeth-Linden). About ¼ mile road divides – take left fork and proceed about one mile. Exit road will bring you to traffic light. Go through traffic light and you are on Routes 1 & 9 South. At the third traffic light make a right onto Wood Avenue (Exxon Station on right at corner). Proceed on Wood Avenue through four traffic lights. At fifth traffic light make left onto Blancke Street (City Hall on right). Go into Parking Garage to roof.