Monroe NJ Marijuana Possession Lawyer
Drug Crime Attorneys Defend Clients Against Marijuana Possession Charges in Monroe, New Jersey
“Simple” possession is often referred to as the possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana. Under N.J.S.A. § 2C:35-10, possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana is a disorderly persons offense. The penalties for “simple” possession are severe. A person convicted for the first time for marijuana possession in an amount of 50 grams or less could possibly face a six (6) month prison term and a $1,000 fine.
Ordinarily, citations are issued to those charged with “simple” possession of marijuana in Monroe. However, persons charged with possession of marijuana may be arrested and taken to the Monroe Police headquarters. If you have been arrested for marijuana possession in Monroe, you may not be allowed to leave on your own. For example, a person under the age of 18 charged with marijuana possession must be released to a parent or guardian.
Simple Possession of Marijuana Charges Handled in Monroe Municipal Court
Persons charged solely with “simple” possession of marijuana can expect their case to be handled in Monroe Municipal Court. Monroe Municipal Court is located at 1630 Perrineville Road. The Honorable George Boyd presides over the court.
Free Consultations Available – Monroe Marijuana Possession Attorney
In New Jersey, drug-related offenses are serious. However, with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, you can protect your rights. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles drug-related cases in Monroe and throughout New Jersey. Our criminal defense attorneys regularly represent clients with drug-related charges. Gary Grabas and Casey Woodruff are former Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience.
If you would like to schedule a free consultation with one of our criminal defense attorneys to discuss a marijuana possession offense or any drug-related matter, you can reach us at 908.322.7000. We are available 24 hours a day.
Directions to the Monroe Township Municipal Building
1 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Main Office 732 521-4400
From Route 130 (Heading North)
Take Route 130 to Route 32 East toward the NJ Turnpike. Route 32 East becomes Forsgate Drive at the Turnpike Overpass. Continue on Forsgate Drive, passing the Forsgate Country Club, toward Jamesburg. At the second light, make a right onto Perrineville Road (CVS is on the corner). Follow Perrineville Rd. to the first intersection (Schoolhouse Road) which is approximately 2 miles. Make a right. The Municipal building is the first building on the right.
From Route 33 EAST or WEST
Take the Jamesburg-Perrineville Road exit – (Lobster Shanty is on the Corner). Follow Perrineville Rd. approximately 4 miles. On your right you will pass the Monroe Post Office and Monroe High School. After the High School, at the Schoolhouse Road intersection, turn left onto Municipal Plaza/Veterans Way. The Municipal building is on the right.
From Route 9 North or South
Take Route 9 and exit onto Route 33 West. Stay on Route 33 and make a right onto Perrineville Road. The Lobster Shanty will be on the corner. Stay on Perrineville Rd., about 4 miles, until you see the Monroe Post Office and then the Monroe High School on your right. Immediately after the High School, turn left onto Municipal Plaza/Veterans Way. The Municipal building is on the right.
From New Jersey Turnpike: (North & South)
Exit 8A – After exiting the turnpike, follow the signs to Route 32 East (Forsgate Drive). Stay on Route 32 East until you get to a traffic light at Perrineville Road (CVS is on the corner). Make a right turn onto Perrineville Rd. and continue for about 2 miles. Turn right at Municipal Plaza/Veterans Way. The Municipal building is the first building on the right. If you pass the High School you went to far.
From Old Bridge
Take Route 9 to Texas Road (West) and continue on Texas Road until the fork in the road. Stay left at the fork (Matchaponix Ave also Route 612). At the light, continue straight on Matchponix Ave. or Route 612 until the road becomes Pergola Ave. Make a right onto Route 522/Buckelew Ave. and a quick left at the first light (Forsgate Drive). At the first traffic light, make a left onto Perrineville Road (CVS is on the corner). Follow Perrineville Rd. to the first intersection (Schoolhouse Road) which is approximately 2 miles. Make a right. The Municipal building is the first building on the right.
Route 18 South to Cranbury Road (route 535) and go approximately 7 to 8 miles following the Turnpike signs. On Forsgate Drive/Route 32 make a left. Go through four lights and make a Right onto Perrineville Road. Follow Perrineville Road to the first intersection (Schoolhouse Road) which is approximately 2 miles. Make a right. The Municipal building is the first building on the right.