Fanwood Criminal Defense & DWI Attorney

Fanwood Criminal & Traffic Offenses

Criminal Defense Lawyer & Former Prosecutor

Fanwood is the quintessential family town. Its location is ideal for commuters, yet it provides a peaceful solace from the fast-paced life that exists outside this safe haven. This Union County borough has a fine recreation program for both its youths and seniors. While it may seem like a suburban dream, Fanwood still has the same incidents of criminal offenses and traffic tickets as any town. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall and the lawyers it employs are experienced in fighting charges in Fanwood Municipal Court. Our criminal defense attorneys have defended hundreds of individuals who have received a traffic ticket involving, for example, DWI, Leaving the Scene, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, Driving Without Insurance, and those charged with criminal offenses in NJ. Fanwood Municipal Court can be a frightening environment and there is no substitute for the comfort of having an experienced lawyer at your side. Every attorney at our firm is knowledgeable in the law and each are happy to assist those arrested or charged in Fanwood. Please do not hesitate to contact our office and speak to a defense lawyer as initial consultations are without charge.

Fanwood Municipal Court

The Fanwood Municipal Court is located at 75 N. Martine Ave, Fanwood, New Jersey 07023. The phone number for the Court is 908-322-6750. The Prosecutor is Lara DiFabrizio. The Honorable Susan M. MacMullan presides and Joy Veeck is the Court Administrator. You may consult for additional Fanwood information.

The Fanwood Municipal Court presides over criminal offenses referred to as disorderly persons offenses such as Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Drugs, Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia, Shoplifting, Harassment, Simple Assault and Resisting Arrest. While these crimes are the lowest grade in NJ, they involve up to six (6) months in jail, possible probation, fines and license suspension. The Court also decides all motor vehicle summons and traffic ticket cases arising out of Fanwood.

Fanwood DWI Charge

Individuals charged or arrested for DWI in Fanwood are subject to N.J.S.A. 39:4-50. This statute renders it illegal to operated a car with a blood alcohol concentration at or about .08%. If you are facing a DWI or DUI in Fanwood, you are looking at a license suspension of between three (3) months and ten (10) years depending on whether it is your first, second or third offense. Our lawyers have significant experience in defending driving while intoxicated charges throughout NJ, including those litigated in Fanwood Municipal Court.

Fanwood Driving While Suspended or Revoked

A violation of N.J.S.A. 39:3-40, New Jersey’s driving while suspended statute, involves mandatory license suspension and even jail for a second or subsequent offense. Our lawyers have experience in handling all varieties of license suspension and revocation cases and will provide you with every opportunity to avoid the negative effect of a driving while suspended or revoked conviction in Fanwood.

Fanwood Driving Without Insurance

If you have been charged with driving without insurance in Fanwood, the relevant statute is N.J.S.A. 39:6B-2. A conviction under this law carries at least one (1) year loss of license although our lawyers find this to be one of the more defensible traffic offenses. Please make sure you retain a defense attorney under any circumstance for your Fanwood no insurance charge.

Fanwood Possession of Marijuana

A conviction for possession of marijuana in Fanwood can involve significant penalties, including a six (6) month license suspension. There are, however, many issues to allow for dismissal or a downgrade of a marijuana charge. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have been charged or arrested for possession of marijuana in Fanwood.

If you or a loved one has been arrested, charged, or received a traffic ticket in Fanwood, you are encouraged to contact our law office and speak to one of our criminal attorneys. A lawyer from our office would be happy to discuss your case and advise you of your options in addressing the charge or summons. In any case, you can be sure that an experienced attorney is just a phone call away to address you concerns and defend you against your charges in Fanwood.

The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, 216 North Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey 07016, defends individuals charged or arrested for Simple Assault, Possession of Marijuana, Harassment, Trespass, Shoplifting, Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest in Fanwood Municipal Court, 75 N. Martine Ave, Fanwood, New Jersey 07023.