Ramsey New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyers

When the majority of individuals think about crime, they think about it from the perspective of being a victim of crime. For this reason many take steps in order to protect themselves and their families from the criminal element in their society. However, a Ramsey, New Jersey criminal defense lawyer is going to see crime from a different perspective. Their primary objective is to find a way to protect the rights of individuals who have been accused of a crime. Regardless of whether their client has been accused of disorderly conduct, theft by deception, or simple assault, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving or possession of marijuana their objective as defense attorneys is to find ways to have the pending charges that have been leveled against their client dismissed entirely and if not work within the confines of the law to reduce the sentence that the client will receive.

About Ramsey New Jersey

The Town of Ramsey, New Jersey, has a population of just under 15,000 residents. Being located only some 26 miles from Midtown Manhattan, Ramsey is both a borough in Bergen County New Jersey, and a suburb of New York City. This borough covers an area of around 5.5 mi.².

This borough has an active economy. Its citizens receive income from everything from manufacturing jobs, to real estate jobs, to jobs in the arts and administrative field. Its government has a Mayor, and a city Council which consist of six members. All of these positions are elected at large. The mayor serves a four-year term, and the city council members each are elected for three-year terms.

Ramsey New Jersey Municipal Court

The Ramsey New Jersey Municipal Court building is located on 33 N. Central Ave. The court hours are the second and fourth Tuesday at 5:30 PM. The judge is the Hon. Joseph J. Rotolo, and the court prosecutor is Christopher E. Martin, Esq. The vast majority of cases that are heard in this Municipal Court building are disorderly person complaints, and traffic and DWI charges. Having a DWI lawyer defending your case when you are accused of a DWI in Ramsey is the best way to guarantee that your case will have a favorable outcome.

How a Ramsey Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help with Marijuana Charges

The way that the court is going to treat possession of marijuana offenses is going to depend on a few factors. One of the factors is whether or not the individual who is being charged with marijuana possession has a history of using marijuana. Another factor would be whether or not the individual possessing marijuana is using it for personal use, or if his intent is to distribute it to others. In addition, how the marijuana was discovered could also lead to a more favorable result; meaning a potentially suspect search and seizure. Depending on whether or not the charge is a disorderly persons offense (misdemeanor) or an indictable felony matter, a  Ramsey Marijuana possession Lawyer and Marijuana distribution lawyer can make a difference. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall has been successfully defending individuals charged with all types of offenses in Ramsey Municipal Court. If you or someone you know has been charged with a criminal or traffic offense in Ramsey New Jersey it is imperative that you speak to an experienced Ramsey New Jersey criminal defense attorney. Please feel free to contact any one of our Bergen County Offices for a free initial consultation.