Pascack / Montvale Municipal Court
Pascack New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyers
Quite often people associate drug abuse with illegal drugs. The vast majority of media and police attention seems to focus on prohibited ‘party drugs.’ These include things like cocaine, heroin, molly or methamphetamines. However, over the past few decades here in Pascack, New Jersey it is becoming more and more common for individuals to abuse prescription drugs. Possession of prescription drugs without a prescription from your doctor can be a criminal offense. A person can be charged with prescription drug possession, even if they purchased prescription drugs over the Internet. If you do not have a lawful excuse for possessing these drugs, and you are apprehended by the police, you will need the help of a prescription drug possession lawyer in Pascack, New Jersey.
Depending on the facts connected to your case and depending on your criminal history, you might find yourself facing fines of upwards of $1000 for illegally possessing prescription drugs. We may also face a year or more in county jail or even a lengthy state prison. For this reason, in the same way that when an individual living in the Valley of Pascack is charged with cocaine possession, they need a cocaine possession lawyer or an individual charged with marijuana possession needs a marijuana possession lawyer. The same goes for individuals who are charged with prescription drug possession, they must seek the legal counsel of a Pascack, New Jersey prescription drug lawyer.
About Pascack / Montvale New Jersey
Pascack Valley, New Jersey is a collection of eight different municipalities. This Valley receives its name from the Pascack River which defines its borders. This village is contained within Bergen County. Cocaine distribution, shoplifting, theft by deception, simple assault, harassment, and marijuana possession are all illegal in this Valley and carry stiff punishments. Individuals who live in this Valley who find themselves charged with one of these crimes are advised to seek the counsel of a reputable attorney that services Bergen County.
Municipal Courts in Pascack / Montvale New Jersey
Since Pascack Valley, New Jersey is a collection of eight different municipalities there is not one court that oversees the entire Valley. However, various municipalities have joined together in order to form a joint Municipal Courts. An example of this is the coalition that has been formed between the boroughs of Montvale, Park Ridge and Woodcliff Lake. Individuals who are arrested for a crime such as a DWI will have their cases heard in the Pascack Joint Municipal Court. This court is located at 12 Mercedes Drive Montvale, NJ07645. Court hours are the second third and fourth Wednesday of the month at 4 PM. Court is presided by the Hon. Harry D Norton Junior. Court prosecutors are Christopher C. Botta Brian Giblin Esq., and Brian Giblin Esq.
If you are charged with a drug offense or a DWI in any of these townships, it is going to be to your benefit to have the experience of a Pascack DWI lawyer or a capable prescription drug lawyer on your side. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall is an experienced Bergen County Criminal Defense Firm with a long track record of success. If you or someone you know has any further questions please contact any one of our Bergen County Offices for a free consultation.