Northvale New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyers

Like many small towns across the United States, the borough of Northvale, New Jersey has to deal with its share of crime. They may deal with things like traffic infractions and DWIs. It is also not uncommon for small towns to be hotbeds of drug activity. Cocaine use, marijuana use, and the use of methamphetamines is a continual problem for small towns. Individuals who are accused of crimes in connection with marijuana use or cocaine possession would do well to speak with a local cocaine or marijuana possession lawyer.

In addition to crimes that are directly connected to drug use and drug distribution, there are also secondary crimes that come as a result of the use and sale of the legal drugs. For example, often in an attempt to make money to cover their drug habit people get involved in theft or theft by deception. Once they steal property, then they’re going to try to sell it. The buyer may become involved in the crime of receiving stolen property. Individuals who take mind altering drugs often find themselves engaging in disorderly conduct, or committing simple assault.

Depending on the extent of the crimes that are committed in connection with illegal drug use, an individual might need a criminal defense lawyer who works not only as a marijuana possession lawyer, but also one who is a theft by deception lawyer and who understands how to defend individuals charged with disorderly conduct.

About Northvale New Jersey

Formed in the early 1900s Northvale, New Jersey is a borough in Bergen County. It has an approximate population of around 4600 individuals. The borough itself covers an area of about 1.2 mi.² This borough prides itself on its educational system and its political activism. This borough’s claim to fame came between the years 2000 and 2004 when the television show Ed was filmed there. This borough was also the setting for an episode of Plain Sight in 2008.

Northvale New Jersey Municipal Court

Northvale, New Jersey Municipal Court is located on 116 Paris Ave., Northvale, NJ 07647. Court hours are the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 5:30 PM. The Hon. Roger a. Hauser presides as judge. The court prosecutor is MarkFierro. The majority of the cases that are heard in this court are driving infractions such as driving while suspended and DWIs.

Find the Right Criminal Defense Attorney for You

The law provides a public defender for individuals who have been accused of a crime. However, public defenders are usually overworked. At times, they may find themselves forced to handle in excess of 300 cases. So for all of their zeal and all of their determination to change the world, they just do not have time to focus on a case as well as they could. For this reason, if an individual can afford an attorney it is in their best interest to hire one if they are accused of a crime. Don’t just pick any criminal defense attorney. Pick one that is familiar with the area in which your case is going to be tried. Pick a criminal defense attorney that is familiar with the judge and prosecutor in the town that your case will be handled. Taking these steps will go a long way in guaranteeing that your case will be handled in a just way. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall has been handling case in the Northvale Municipal Court for over fifteen years. If you or someone you know has been charged with a criminal offense, we can help.