Over 200 Years Combined Experience Handling Charges In Essex County
Former Essex County Prosecutors & Municipal Prosecutors In Major Towns On Staff
Certified Criminal Trial Attorneys | 10 Attorneys Practicing Exclusively Criminal Defense & DWI
Two Essex County Offices Located Conveniently in Newark & Bloomfield

Essex County Criminal Defense Attorneys

200 Years Combined Experience
Former Essex County & Municipal Prosecutors
10 Attorneys Practicing Only Criminal Defense & DWI
Offices Located Conveniently in Newark & Bloomfield

Essex County
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2 Teenagers Charged with Robbery in Essex County NJ

Robbery Charges for two Teenagers in Newark NJ According to the initial reports, the Newark Police Department has arrested and charged two fifteen (15) year old males from Newark with among other things robbery in the second degree. The victim, a seventeen (17) year old male from Newark, alleges that these two teenagers punched him in the face and then stole his cellphone before fleeing the scene. The alleged incident took place in the parking [...]

27 Year Old Bloomfield Male Charged with Burglary in Cedar Grove

Bloomfield NJ Resident Charged with Burglarizing Cedar Grove Home According to the reports released thus far, a family friend was caught red handed burglarizing their home thanks in large part to their home security system. It appears that the family was away on vacation when their motion-activated security camera sent them an alert that someone was in the home. The homeowner’s were actually able to observe the Defendant walking around the home and opening dresser draws [...]

Avoiding A Conviction For Public Lewdness At Gunnison Beach, Sandy Hook NJ

Our attorneys routinely appear at the United States District Court in Newark NJ on behalf of individuals charged with public lewdness at Gunnison Beach. There is little doubt that we are primary player when it comes to the defense of these charges as, not only one of the largest criminal firms in the state with offices both in Monmouth County (i.e. county where the beach is located) and Essex County (i.e. county where the case [...]

Newark Police – Narcotics and Ammunitions in A String of Arrests

The last couple of years have seen a rise in drugs and weapons smuggling. Police and government authorities are taking it as a challenge to curb this mafia. Likewise, the police was able to make 3 weapon and narcotics related arrests on Tuesday. According to Sgt. Ron Glover, an informer called and told the police that a suspicious guy was seen at Avon Avenue and Irvine Turner Boulevard. Police later saw the same guy at [...]

What Is The Difference Between Car Theft & Joyriding?

A key element of any theft offense is an intention on the part of the accused to permanently deprive the owner of his/her property. The situation is no different when the item is a car, boat, or other form of motor vehicle. Nonetheless, an individual may be prosecuted for joyriding. The term "joyriding" is used to describe a situation where someone temporarily takes possession and/or uses the car, automobile or other motor vehicle of another. [...]

Prison & Jail Terms You Can Face

If someone is found guilty of an indictable crime or even a disorderly persons offense, the court almost always has the discretion to impose a term of incarceration in state prison or the county jail. The page goes over the basics when it comes to jail terms. The starting point in educating someone on imprisonment for a criminal offense is the law in New Jersey authorizing this punishment is N.J.S. 2C:43-6. The following discussion and links to subtopics [...]

Burglary suspect tracked down by Montclair Police

After a burglary report on Tuesday, which took place around 2:26 pm, the Montclair police department was told to dispatch their officers to the Inwood Avenue. The suspect was arrested by the officers on the same day and was charged with several criminal offences. After the Monclair Police department dispatched their officers at around 1:30 p.m., they started an investigation. Witnesses told the police officers that saw a man escaping with the possessions in a [...]

What Is The Intensive Supervision Program (“ISP”)

The Intensive Supervision Program ("ISP") is a form of parole as opposed to probation, that allows an individual to be released prior to normal eligibility provided certain conditions are met. ISP involves much more intrusive supervision than parole so acceptance is limited to candidates who are likely to succeed. The following is a brief discussion of the ins and outs of New Jersey ISP. An attorney on our criminal team is available for free consultation [...]

Human Trafficking Charges

While human trafficking charges under N.J.S.A. 2C:13-8 tend to be rare, our Essex County criminal lawyers do handle a number of these cases each year. If you have been arrested or charged with human trafficking in Livingston, Roseland, Millburn or another municipal in the county, your case will be heard at the Superior Court in Newark. This court is the only one to hear and preside over felony charges like those involved in a human [...]

Plea Bargaining In Municipal Court

The practice known as "plea bargaining" is a common one through the courts in Essex County, including in municipal courts like those in Bloomfield and Newark. This method for resolving traffic and disorderly persons offenses in municipal court allows the prosecutor to decide, in his discretion, to downgrade an offense without any need to do so other than to resolve the case as expeditiously as possible. This process is not, however, available with certain categories [...]