The prospect of facing a criminal charge or a loved one dealing with this stressful experience is frightening and sometimes overwhelming. A conviction has the potential of devastating your life, and that of your family. At the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, our skilled West Orange Criminal Defense lawyers understand what you are going through. We are equipped to provide you with the most competent and effective defense possible and we are committed to safeguarding your liberty and your rights.

Criminal Defense in West Orange

When you are accused of or charged with the commission of a crime, you have the right to legal counsel. Your choice should be an attorney skilled in the practice of criminal defense law. This area of the law is very broad, but its practice is complex and one of extreme gravity, as your freedom is often in jeopardy as a criminal defendant. There is any number of criminal offenses: fraud, burglary, theft, assault, drug offenses, weapons offenses, and a litany of others. In New Jersey, criminal offenses are charged as crimes or disorderly persons offenses. Penalties range from fines, community services, license suspension, and probation, to incarceration in county jail or prison.

About West Orange, New Jersey

West Orange experienced 43 robberies per 100,000 people in 2011, 31 assaults and 201 burglaries. Thefts and burglaries made up the bulk of the crime in West Orange that year, at 82 percent. The overall crime rate was 146.1. This is lower than the national average, though three of its surrounding eight cities have considerably lower crime rates than West Orange. The city sees about 60 crimes per square mile, this is compared to 85 crimes per square mile on a statewide scale, and 39.3 throughout the United States. As of January 2014, there were four registered sex offenders within the city.

About The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall

Our criminal defense team offers exceptional, focused representation. Several of our criminal defense attorneys have worked as New Jersey criminal prosecutors in the past. Their knowledge and experience on both sides of the table is advantageous for your defense. We employ the most effective defense strategies for your circumstances, and offer aggressive, vigorous counsel. We are very familiar with the New Jersey criminal justice system, and court procedures for criminal trials. Our attorneys are skilled in negotiating to obtain fair and beneficial plea bargains, and have years of trial experience, which we use to fight for your rights in court.

Contact Us

Give the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall a call at 973-710-1520 to discuss your West Orange criminal or disorderly persons offense charges immediately. Avail yourself of over a century of combined experience in criminal defense law with our highly qualified and capable legal team.