Woodbridge Municipal Court Offenses
Woodbridge Municipal Court is one of the busiest Municipal Courts in the State of New Jersey, second only to the city of Newark, in terms of the volume of traffic summonses and criminal complaints processed. As a result of the heavy volume, it is often times difficult to get in touch with court staff or get information about your case.
The attorneys at Clark, Clark & Noonan, LLC. can obtain the information that you need to get information on your case and, can advise you on your best course of action. Call all an experienced lawyer call 732-303-7857 for a free consultation.
If you have received a summons, complaint or notice to appear in Woodbridge municipal court, you should contact an attorney who knows your rights. If you have been charged with a criminal complaint, you have important Constitutional rights including the right to an attorney.
The Woodbridge prosecutor has the obligation to provide discovery to your attorney, and the burden of proof to prove the case against you beyond a reasonable doubt. After negotiating with the prosecutor, attorneys at Clark, Clark & Noonan, LLC. have been successful at getting cases dismissed or downgraded to non-criminal offenses. Given the consequences of a criminal conviction either to your liberty or your ability to obtain employment due to a conviction, it is critical that you consult with an attorney experienced in handling cases in Woodbridge municipal court.
Criminal Charges – Woodbridge, NJ
In New Jersey, the criminal cases in Woodbridge Municipal court are called disorderly persons offense. A disorderly persons offense includes, but is not limited to, the following charges:
- Possession of marijuana
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Criminal mischief
- Resisting arrest
- Underage drinking
- Disorderly conduct
These charges carry with them long lasting consequences of a criminal record, up to 6 months in jail, fines, and community service. Know your rights before you go to court, and contact our firm for a free consultation at 732-303-7857.
Traffic Tickets or Summonses – Woodbridge, NJ
Another category of offenses handled in Woodbridge Municipal Court are Traffic offenses. It is difficult to believe but judges, under certain circumstances, can sentence people to jail for traffic matters.
The State of New Jersey takes driving infractions serious, and has created laws that sometimes mandate that if a person is convicted of a specific traffic matter, the judge must sentence a person to jail time. Some of the traffic offenses in Woodbridge are:
- Refusal to submit to a breath analyzer
- Unlicensed driving
- Driving while suspended
- Careless driving
- Reckless driving
- Leaving the scene of an accident
- Possession of drugs in a motor vehicle
The potential consequences for these charges include: jail time, loss of license, insurance surcharges, motor vehicle points, and fines and other penalties. Our firm is experienced in handling Woodbridge traffic matters, and can navigate the court system and division of motor vehicles for you. As former prosecutors, we can advise you the best course of action.
Contact attorneys at Clark, Clark & Noonan, LLC. at 732-303-7857 for a free consultation. Our firm has a certified criminal trial attorney and former prosecutors to represent your most important rights in court. Our criminal attorneys can assist you in understanding the charges and consequences.
Helpful Information about Woodbridge Municipal Court
Woodbridge Municipal court is located at 1 Main Street, Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095, and the telephone number is 732-636-6430. If you would like more information online about the court you can go to court’s Website at http://www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/Departments/MunicpalCourt.