Mountainside Criminal Lawyers
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The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles criminal cases throughout New Jersey. Our criminal defense lawyers have many years of experience assisting clients with criminal matters. Gary Grabas and Casey Woodruff are former Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of experience.
Crimes arising out of Mountainside are handled in either Mountainside Municipal Court or Union County Superior Court. Persons charged with an indictable offense (commonly referred to as felony charges) in Mountainside will have their case handled in Union County Superior Court, which is located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth. In Union County Superior Court, the criminal court process can be long and difficult to navigate through without the proper legal representation. Criminal cases that do not result in a plea bargain require the following:
1. First Appearance
2. Pre-Dispositional Conference (PDC)
3. Post-Indictment Status Conference
4. Post-Indictment Arraignment
5. Pretrial Conference
Non-indictable offenses arising out of Mountainside are handled in Mountainside Municipal Court, which is located at 1385 Route 22 East. The Mountainside Municipal Court process consists of a violations bureau and a trial court. The Honorable James D. DeRose presides over the trial court, which handles offenses requiring a court appearance and contested matters. Many traffic and ordinance violations can be paid through the violations bureau or online at www.NJMCDirect.com.
The Mountainside Municipal Court Process can be complicated. Cases heard before Mountainside Municipal Court may involve the following:
1. First Appearance
2. Plea Negotiations
If you have been charged with a criminal offense, always consult a New Jersey lawyer. At the law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC, our criminal defense attorneys know how to effectively navigate the client through each step of the criminal court process. For a free consultation, contact us at (908) 322-7000. We can be reached 24 hours a day.