Garwood Municipal Court
Garwood Criminal Attorney
Garwood is the second smallest municipality in Union County measuring .66 square miles but you would never anticipate this to be the case if you were looking at the number of individuals charged with criminal and traffic charges annually. The Garwood Police Department write almost two thousand traffic tickets for moving violations and close to two hundred criminal complaints for offenses like possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana, simple assault, disorderly conduct, harassment and drinking underage. We assume that you were arrested or otherwise issued a charge in the Borough of Garwood given that you have landed on this page. Selecting the right attorney to defend your case is the best step you can take to protect yourself against the penalties that result from a conviction. Our attorneys have over 100 years of collective experience appearing in Garwood Municipal Court and at the county courthouse. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall also employs several lawyers who are former prosecutors. To speak to a lawyer on our staff immediately, contact our Union NJ Office at 908-272-1700. The consultation is free.
Garwood Municipal Court
The Garwood Municipal Court is located at 403 South Avenue, Garwood, New Jersey 07027. The hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The staff, which is lead by the Court Administrator, Lashonn Durant, can be reached by telephone at 908-789-0780. Court Sessions are conducted twice a month on Monday 10:00 a.m. All proceedings are conducted with Honorable Gary A. Bundy serving as the judge of the municipal court. Click here to reach the official website of the court.
The limited jurisdiction of the Garwood Municipal Court extends to misdemeanor criminal violations which are referred to as disorderly persons offenses. Several varieties of this grade have been identified previously. The court also has authority to decide traffic tickets like speeding, careless driving, possession of cds in a motor vehicle, driving without insurance and driving while suspended.
An indictable crime of the first, second, third or fourth degree falls outside the jurisdiction of Borough of Garwood Municipal Court. These cases involve charges like possession of cocaine, terroristic threats, drug distribution, aggravated assault and burglary. An offense of this nature must be dealt with at the Union County Superior Court where an individual can have his/her case presented to a grand jury.
Garwood NJ DWI Lawyers
A DWI is one of the more serious offenses an individual can face in Garwood. N.J.S.A. 39:4-50 imposes significant penalties that always include a driver’s license suspension, surcharges, fines and even the potential for a county jail sentence. Retaining an attorney with extensive training and experience in driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol defense is certainly a powerful tool at your disposal to help you avoid these ramifications. The attorneys at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall are Alcotest and field sobriety testing certified and have also handled thousands of DWI, DUI and Refusal cases over the last several decades. For a free initial consultation with a lawyer on our staff, call 908-272-1700.