Criminal Lawyer in Plainfield, New Jersey
Plainfield Criminal Attorneys Help Clients Avoid Severe Penalties
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.
Disorderly Persons Offenses Heard in Plainfield Municipal Court
Crimes arising out of Plainfield are handled in either Plainfield Municipal Court or Union County Superior Court. Plainfield Municipal is located at 325 Watchung Avenue. The Honorable Joan Robinson Gross presides over the Court. Plainfield Municipal Court has jurisdiction over cases involving non-indictable offenses that occur within Plainfield. Non-indictable offenses include violations of municipal ordinance, motor vehicle violations, disorderly person offenses and petty disorderly person offenses. Also included within Plainfield Municipal Court’s jurisdiction are violations of fish and game laws. Common examples of these offenses include:
- Careless or Reckless Driving
- Driving While Suspended
- Marijuana Possession
A conviction in Plainfield Municipal Court can result in harsh penalties. Common penalties include a loss of driving privileges, probation, fines and surcharges.
Plainfield Felony Crime Charges Heard in Union County Superior Court
The Union County Superior Court, located at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth, handles more serious criminal offenses arising out of Plainfield. For example, a person charged with the following criminal offenses in Plainfield would certainly have his or her case handled in Union County Superior Court:
- Drug Distribution
Upon conviction of a criminal offense handled in Union County Superior Court, a defendant can often expect incarceration, fines and community service.
Free Consultations Available – Plainfield Criminal Attorney
The consequences of a criminal conviction in New Jersey are severe. If you have been charged with a criminal offense, always consult a New Jersey lawyer. Our criminal defense attorneys know how to protect your rights. For a free consultation, contact us at (908) 322-7000. We can be reached 24 hours a day.