Eatontown Criminal Offenses

Eatontown Criminal Defense Lawyer

Former Municipal Prosecutor

Eatontown is a rather large and commercialized municipality in Monmouth County. Given all of the industry and business in Eatontown, it has quite a volume of criminal offenses which are heard in its Municipal Court. The following is a summary of the more common charges heard in Eatontown Municipal Court and handled by our criminal defense lawyers including Shoplifting, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Simple Assault and Disorderly Conduct. If you would like to discuss an Eatontown criminal offense in more detail, a defense lawyer from our office would be happy to speak to you.


Eatontown has one of the largest malls in the state, as well as many retailers along Route 35 and Route 36. Incidents of shoplifting are significantly higher in Eatontown than other municipalities in Monmouth County given all of the stores within the town. We also find that the businesses and police are aggressive in prosecuting shoplifting cases in Eatontown Municipal Court. Notwithstanding, our criminal defense lawyers are often successful in avoiding conviction and the collateral consequences which come with this criminal charge.

Possession of Marijuana

The traffic volume within Eatontown also translates into increased traffic stops and the discovery of marijuana possession or use. If you were arrested for possession of marijuana in Eatontown, there may be issues concerning the search of you or your car. The marijuana may also be the possession of someone else. Our criminal attorneys explore all of these issues to give you the best chance of success in Eatontown Municipal Court.

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Many people do not understand that a conviction for possession of drug paraphernalia calls for a six month license suspension. Our criminal lawyers are, however, frequently successful in avoiding this penalty in Eatontown Municipal Court. They have also had success in obtaining dismissal of possession of drug paraphernalia cases. If you were arrested or charged for possession of drug paraphernalia in Eatontown, please do not hesitate to pick up the telephone to speak to a criminal defense lawyer from our office.

Simple Assault

Unfortunately, verbal conflicts can quickly escalate into physical confrontation and simple assault charges in Eatontown. In many cases, however, the encounter is the result of a consentual fight and not a simple assault. Our lawyers would be happy to discuss your simple assault charge and any defenses which may be asserted in Eatontown Municipal Court to the charge. An attorney is available immediately to answer your questions so that you know exactly what you are up against when you appear in Eatontown on your simple assault charge.

Disorderly Conduct

Eatontown Municipal Court is not immune from the routine alcohol and other misfortunes which result in disorderly conduct. Thankfully, our criminal defense lawyers are frequently able to have disorderly conduct charges downgraded such that a criminal record can be avoided. No one should be scared for life with a criminal conviction for disorderly conduct and this is why a lawyer from our firm will do his best to make sure this does not occur if you were charged in Eatontown.

If you or someone close to you has been arrested, charged, or issued a summons for Shoplifting, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Disorderly Conduct, or Simple Assault in Eatontown, our criminal lawyers can assist you. Please feel free to contact our office and a defense lawyer will be accessible for your questions and concerns.