DWI, DUI & Refusal Lawyer in Neptune NJ
It can be surprising for even local attorneys to learn that Neptune Township is almost at the top of the annual ranks for DWI charges. The figures are even more stirring when you consider that the Neptune City Police Department is not comprised as slouches either when it comes to DUI offenses. The combination translates into approximately 250 driving while intoxicated, driving under the influence of drugs and breath test refusal cases being filed during a 12 month period. If you were charged with a drunk driving related offense in Neptune New Jersey you clearly are not alone whether this is your first offense, second offense or third offense.
WHY CHOOSE OUR DWI LAWYERS? When it comes to defending a DWI or DUI charge in New Jersey, there is no opportunity to plea bargain away an offense. So thoughts of political favor or cronyism have no relevance when you appear before the Judge in Neptune. In fact, it is actually illegal for the court to allow anything short of a guilty plea absent some genuine problem with the state’s ability to prove a N.J.S.A. 39:4-50 charge. As a result, the only way you can succeed in a DUI case is to win your case. This commons down to effective DWI defense work. Our firm, the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver, is the largest DWI/DUI firm in the county (possible state too) and is comprised of several former municipal prosecutors from local towns. We also employ four of the approximately 50 attorneys in the state who are certified on the Draeger Alcotest 7110 that you probably blew into and are the only firm in the county to own the machine. Two of the five lawyers in NJ who are certified as instructors in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing by the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration are also employed at our office. The combination of this training and experience can be matched by few, if any, other firms in the entire state. These qualifications allow us to identify and capitalize on issues allowing for dismissal in a much higher percentage of cases than the norm.
Neptune DUI Information
Neptune Township Municipal Court is located at 25 Neptune Boulevard, Neptune, New Jersey 07753. The Court Administrator, Ursula Postell, and the other members of the staff can be reached between 9 AM and 3:30 PM at 732-988-5200. Honorable Robin T. Wernik. All issues in your DWI case will be decided by Judge Wernik as there is no right to a jury trial in municipal court. Neptune City Municipal Court is located just off Route 25 at 106 West Sylvania Avenue, Neptune City, New Jersey 07753. The Judge is Honorable Richard B. Thompson and the Court Administrator is Kelly Barrett. The court can be reached at 732-775-1690 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
DWI Charges In Neptune
The NJ Administrative Offices of the Courts reports on the number of DWI cases filed by town. The total DUI filings in Neptune Township for the one year period ending June 2014 was 183. This ranked fourth in Monmouth County over the same period and obviously represents a high number for a town with 27,935 residents. A good portion of the violations were issued by members of the New Jersey State Police patrolling the Garden State Parkway. Other major roadways that account for many of the DWI and DUI summonses are Route 18, Route 33 and Route 35. Neptune City is a much smaller town with about 4,869 residents although there were 42 DWI tickets there as well.
Neptune NJ DUI Defense Lawyer
If you were arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana or for DWI our team has many years of experience appearing in Neptune Municipal Court to bring to your defense. We also have what could be referred to as exceptional qualifications in DUI defense with 4 former prosecutors on staff, our on Alcotest machine, and two attorneys who are dual certified on this device and also hold certification as instructors in field sobriety testing. A lawyers at the firm can go over the facts associated with your motor vehicle stop, what the police claim you did in terms of a traffic violation to warrant a stop and just about everything else surrounding the arrest.