Edgewater New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyers

The law has been put in place as a way of protecting everyday citizens from harm. This includes harm that an individual may inadvertently cause to themselves, or harm that may be caused to them by others. It does not matter whether the potential harm is serious and potentially fatal, or if it is relatively minor in nature. US law has been designed in such a way that it not only protects its citizens from physical harm, but it also protects them from attempts made by others to harm them. US law also takes serious the matter of making threats to inflict bodily harm. In the law there are mechanisms put in place to protect people from everything from full-fledged aggravated assault all the way down to simple assault.

According to Edgewater New Jersey Law What Is Assault?

When we think about assault, something that we have to remember is that according to the law assault is connected to intent. What this means is that an individual does not necessarily have to carry out bodily harm to another in order to be charged with assault. They simply need to be threatening to do harm to another individual, while at the same time having the capability to carry out this threat. So for example, an individual holding a gun and threatening to shoot someone can be charged with assault. This charge can be made even if the individual does not carry out their threat. An individual engaged in this activity is going to need the help of an Edgewater, New Jersey criminal defense attorney who specializes in simple assault. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall has over fifteen years of experience handling assault charges in Edgewater NJ.

About Edgewater New Jersey

Edgewater, New Jersey is a beautiful borough has the distinction of being located along the Hudson River. Edgewater has a population of approximately 11,500 people. While it is small in size, this borough has played a prominent role in many of the defining moments in US history. Included in this is Edgewater’s contribution to the Revolutionary war. Edgewater is an extremely diverse borough being blessed to have residents from many parts of the globe. Edgewater, like many other boroughs in New Jersey, is governed by a Mayor and a city Council with six members. The residents of Edgewater face many of the same legal challenges that are seen throughout New Jersey. Included in these are prescription drug abuse, disorderly conduct, stalking, harassment, shoplifting and traffic violations like driving while suspended.

Edgewater New Jersey Municipal Court

Edgewater Municipal Court is located on 916 River Rd., Edgewater, NJ. Court is held on the first and third Thursdays of the week at 6:30 PM. The presiding judge is the Hon. Robert J. Cohan. The Municipal Court prosecutor is Mark Fierro. An Edgewater, New Jersey criminal defense attorney will primarily see cases dealing with disorderly conduct, or driving while intoxicated, while defending an individual in this court.

Why Our Lawyers Are Right for You

When it comes to defending yourself in court you need to have a lawyer who you can trust. You need to have a lawyer who will aggressively defend you. You need to have a lawyer who has a track record of success. This is exactly what we offer. For individuals who are dealing with cocaine possession or marijuana possession charges, we have well respected qualified cocaine lawyers and marijuana distribution lawyers.