Metuchen Simple Assault Lawyer
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Metuchen is an attractive suburban community located in Middlesex County. Completely surrounded by the much larger municipality of Edison, the borough has a wide range of cultural facilities and is known as a community with strong educational, cultural and historical amenities. The borough’s residents take great pride in their community and strive to keep it a safe place. However, it is sometimes necessary for the Metuchen Police Department to investigate assault offenses and file charges against those involved.
In New Jersey, assault charges are taken seriously. A simple assault conviction can result in a six (6) month prison term.
Under N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-1a(1), a person commits a simple assault if he or she attempts to cause or purposely, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person. Some examples of this offense include:
Simple assault offenses arising out of Metuchen, New Jersey are generally handled in the Metuchen Municipal Court. The Court is located in Borough Hall, 500 Main Street. The Honorable Gary Price presides. The court administrator is Anne M. Tucker.
If you have been charged with assault in Metuchen, 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 Metuchen Municipal Court charged with simple assault. 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.
Contact Bramnick Law if you’ve been charged with simple assault in Metuchen, New Jersey. We offer free initial consultations.