Municipal Court/Traffic Offenses and Drug Offenses
A municipal conviction can have serious repercussions on your future, we can help.
If you have been charged with a traffic offense that requires you to appear in municipal court, you may think that your best course of action is to simply plead guilty and pay your fine. However, the consequences of a plea or conviction can be serious and can affect you for years to come. In addition to the substantial fines that can be assessed, you could risk the loss of your driving privileges or even incarceration.
We defend people charged with any type of traffic offense in the municipal courts across New Jersey, including DWI / DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended or revoked license, operating a motor vehicle without proper insurance, reckless driving, speeding, carrying controlled dangerous substances in a motor vehicle, and many other violations.
There are there a wide range of non‒traffic-related offenses that fall under the jurisdiction of the municipal courts including drug offenses, such as the possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana or the possession of drug paraphernalia, being under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances in public, simple assault, making terroristic threats, criminal mischief, violation of protective orders, general disorderly conduct, and many other charges.
Javerbaum Wurgaft attorneys have a comprehensive understanding of the municipal court system and of the strategies that prosecutors use in those proceedings to pursue a conviction or plea. We take an aggressive stance on behalf of every client, fighting to make certain that prosecutors and police honor your constitutional rights.