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The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handle all types of criminal matters in New Brunswick and throughout New Jersey. Shoplifting, marijuana possession and underage drinking are common offenses arising out of New Brunswick, New Jersey.
The crime of shoplifting is defined in N.J.S.A. 2C:20-11. If the value of the merchandise taken is under $200.00, shoplifting is disorderly persons offense that is generally handled in New Brunswick Municipal Court. If the value exceeds $200.00, the matter is sent to the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
New Brunswick Municipal Court handles most cases involving the possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana. In New Jersey, the penalties are harsh. Under N.J.S.A. § 2C:35-16, a conviction for marijuana possession will result in a license suspension of at least 6 months and up to 2 years. Additional penalties may include a $1,000 fine and up to 6 months imprisonment.
Under N.J.S.A. §2C:33-15, it is unlawful for anyone under the age of 21 to consume alcohol. If convicted, a defendant can expect a fine of $500 or more, driver’s license suspension or postponement, and mandatory enrollment into an alcohol education program.
If you have been charged with one of the above offenses or any criminal offense, it is important to seek the advice of a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer. The criminal defense attorneys at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represent clients in criminal matters. Gary Grabas, Casey Woodruff and Robert C. Rowbotham, II are all former Prosecutors. Jon M. Bramnick is a New Jersey “Super Lawyer” with over 30 years of trial experience.
Our firm is available 24 hours a day and offers free initial consultations.