Disorderly Conduct Lawyer in Newark NJ
Though disorderly conduct is typically treated as a minor violation, the long lasting effects of a conviction on your permanent record may still have detrimental consequences for your future employment and/or higher education opportunities. You even face jail time for some of these offenses. Safeguard your future and your freedom with the counsel of a skilled defense attorney. The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver has provided effective counsel to clients throughout Essex County and New Jersey for all manners of disorderly persons offenses and we are happy to use our skills and qualifications to defend you. If you have been charged with disorderly conduct in towns like South Orange, Caldwell, Glen Ridge, Roseland, West Orange, Nutley, Belleville or Bloomfield, we can help.
Disorderly Conduct Attorneys in Montclair NJ
Disorderly conduct is addressed on both the state and local level. Each township and municipality in Essex County enacts their own codes addressing disorderly conduct, and Title 2C of the New Jersey Criminal Code deals with these offenses in a more general nature. Disorderly conduct violations generally result from behavior involving fights, violence, threats and public drunkenness. You can also be charged with disorderly conduct if you create a hazardous condition in public for no legitimate reason. Possible penalties for a first offense conviction include up to 30 days in county jail, a fine up to $500, restitution, probation, community service and license suspension for up to two years.
About Essex County, New Jersey
Essex County is one of four original counties established in New Jersey in 1682. It’s now the third most populous county in the state and the second most densely populated. With so many people packed into a small area, tempers sometimes flare and people may not always use their best judgment, resulting in various disorderly conduct charges. If you are charged with this type of violation in Essex County, your case is typically handled in the municipal court of the city where the incident occurred. Our legal team is available to help build your defense.
About The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver
Choosing the right attorney to represent you is an important decision. At The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver we take every case very seriously, and treat all of our clients with the dedication, respect and attention they deserve. Our former county and municipal prosecutors are knowledgeable of how the system works, and the best strategies for fighting your charges. Our years of experience in the criminal defense arena give us an advantage in anticipating how the prosecutor will proceed in your situation and what steps to take for a winning game plan.
Contact The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver if you have been charged with disorderly conduct, simple assault, harassment, stalking, terroristic threats, criminal mischief or possession of marijuana. Don’t wait to set up your initial consultation. Give us a call at 973-710-1520 to contact an Essex County criminal law firm to learn how we can help.