If you have been arrested, or summoned into court, you have options. You can fight the charge. For many charges in New Jersey, you can seek a “diversion.” The diversion, when successfully completed, results in the charge being dismissed. You can explore the possibility of a plea bargain. Another option is to just ignore the summons and let the court issue a bench warrant.
Whatever your initial choice, you must then decide whether to handle the matter on your own (“pro se”), or whether to seek assistance from a New Jersey lawyer. If you decide to use a lawyer, you must then select the lawyer, or law firm, to which you will entrust your future.
Allan Marain and Edward J. Byrne are highly experienced New Jersey criminal defense lawyers. They defend persons charged with criminal, juvenile, and traffic offenses. They protect the interests of accused persons in all New Jersey courts, both State and federal. They refer to themselves on this site as Criminal Lawyers in New Jersey™.
Criminal Lawyers in New Jersey™ are available to review your case with you, no charge. While they are reviewing your situation, you can be evaluating them: Are they people who listen to what you have to say? Do they seem to know what they're talking about? Do you get the feeling that these are the right people for the job? Initial consultations for criminal and traffic matters are available by email, by phone, or by office conference.
If you are involved with criminal, juvenile, or serious traffic charges, you owe it to yourself to consult with an experienced, highly-regarded criminal defense attorney. Contact information is in the upper right hand corner. Or dictate an email to 732-659-4266. (Speak clearly!) Or click here to begin the process.
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