Simple Assault Attorneys in Woodbridge, NJ
Woodbridge Criminal Lawyer Defends Clients Against Simple Assault Charges
Woodbridge, the oldest original township in the state of New Jersey, is an attractive suburban community located about 30 miles southwest of New York City in Middlesex County. The township has a wide range of cultural facilities and is known as a community with strong educational, cultural and historical amenities. Woodbridge is a family oriented community with neighborhood parks and tree lined streets, which reflect its historical development. The township’s residents take great pride in their community and strive to keep it a safe place. Woodbridge is a socially and ethnically diverse community offering a wide range of amenities to residents and visitors alike. Despite the township’s community environment, it is sometimes necessary for the Woodbridge Police Department to investigate simple assault offenses and file charges against those involved.
Penalties for Simple Assault in Woodbridge, New Jersey
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: spitting in someone’s face, hitting someone in order to cause them soreness, or slapping a person’s face. A simple assault conviction can result in a six (6) month prison term.
Simple assault offenses arising out of Woodbridge, New Jersey are generally handled in the Woodbridge Municipal Court. The Court is located in the Municipal Complex, 1 Main Street. The Honorable Kevin H. Morse, Spencer B. Robbins and Emery Z. Toth preside. The court administrator is Barbara Veit.
If you have been charged with assault in Woodbridge, New Jersey, it is important to consult with a New Jersey criminal lawyer. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represents clients in Woodbridge Municipal Court charged with simple assault. Our criminal attorneys have many years of experience handling assault 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.
Free Consultations Available – Woodbridge Simple Assault Lawyers
If you would like to speak with one of the firm’s criminal attorneys to discuss an assault charge, you can reach us at (908) 322-7000. We offer free initial consultations and are available 24 hours a day. We have offices in Scotch Plains and East Brunswick, New Jersey.
Middlesex County Office:
2G Auer Court
East Brunswick NJ 08816
Telephone: (732) 651-9999
Fax: (908) 322-6997
1827 East Second Street
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Phone: (908) 322-7000