West Long Branch NJ Criminal Attorneys
The Monmouth County municipality of West Long Branch is probably best known as the home of Monmouth University. It is not coincidental that the biggest block of criminal charges heard in West Long Branch Municipal Court are marijuana possession, underage alcohol charges, disorderly conduct and fake ID offenses involving college students. The attorneys at our Monmouth County Criminal Defense Firm are well acquainted with what is entailed in litigating West Long Branch criminal, DWI/DUI and motor vehicle offenses as we have defended hundreds of cases in this jurisdiction over the last twenty plus years. We are the largest defense firm in the county with several former municipal prosecutors on staff and have been building relationships in the area for several decades. To speak to a criminal attorney about your West Long Branch disorderly persons offense, DWI or other charge, call our Red Bank Office at 732-450-8300. Lawyers from our firm are available 24/7 and initial consultations are free.
West Long Branch Municipal Court Information
Daily operations of the West Long Branch Municipal Court are conducted at 965 Broadway, West Long Branch, NJ 07764. The office is open weekdays from 9-4 to take payments, process complaints, answer questions, and address scheduling/appearance issues. The telephone number for the West Long Branch Municipal Court is (732) 531-0291 All court proceedings take place at a separate location, 399 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ 07755. Honorable Louis Garippo, Jr., is responsible for adjudicating all factual and legal issues. The Court Administrator is Ilda Guiomar. The court’s jurisdiction is limited to deciding disorderly persons offenses, violation of the motor vehicle code, including DWI & DUI, and municipal ordinance complaints.
Charges in West Long Branch New Jersey
West Long Branch is a relatively low volume municipality as it relates to charges and offenses filed each year. For the year ending June 2014, there were 131 indictable criminal offenses filed for aggravated assault, burglary, illegal possession of prescription drugs and other first-fourth degree crimes. There were 299 complaints for an assortment of disorderly persons offenses like possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, underage alcohol consumption and fraudulent identification. The West Long Branch and Monmouth University Police filed 35 DWI, DUI and breath test refusal offenses during this same period. In terms of other moving traffic/motor vehicle violation, there were 2,375 filed for such things as driving without insurance, operating while suspended, reckless driving and possession of CDS in a motor vehicle. New Jersey Route 36 and Route 71 were the major roadways for tickets and summonses of this nature.
West Long Branch DWI Lawyer
An arrest for DWI has the potential to severely impact your life. There is always a mandatory driver’s license suspension that attaches in the event of conviction, thousands of dollars in fines and other monetary ramifications, and jail is mandatory when it is your second offense or third offense. If you want to escape consequences like these, you will have to win you DUI case despite the fact that there is no plea bargaining permitted. This result requires skillful representation. The lawyers at our firm are some of the most highly trained and experienced in the state. On top of it, we have represented an endless number of clients in West Long Branch Municipal Court and know the personnel and workings of the court. We have the qualifications you need to achieve a favorable result.
Defense Attorneys Are Available Immediately To Assist You
You are probably confused and perhaps even feeling helpless at this point. Although these emotions are common, you need to know that our defense lawyers can help you. The fact is that we are successful in far more cases than you might think in escaping any form of a criminal conviction. We have a similar rate of dismissal in serious traffic offense cases. So it is clearly in your best interest to give our West Long Branch Criminal Defense Attorneys a call, especially given that the consultation is free. A lawyer is available now at 732-450-8300.
Other Helpful West Long Branch Resources:
- West Long Branch Possession & Distribution Attorneys
- West Long Branch Underage Alcohol Possession Lawyers