Hillside Municipal Court

Hillside Municipal Court Attorney

New Jersey Criminal
Defense & Shoplifting Defense Attorney

Hillside Shoplifting Defense Lawyer
Palumbo & Renaud Law Offices
190 North Avenue, Cranford, N J 07016
740 Newark Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Hillside Township has been the home of many famed individuals throughout the United States, and was even mentioned in Rapper Lauryn Hill's, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, in which she raps, "Hillside brings beef with the cops." With a population of 21,000 crammed into 2.8 square miles of space, mishaps with the law are common occurrences in Hillside. My name is Anthony N. Palumbo, Hillside Shoplifting Defense Attorney, and I have been defending individuals before the Hillside Municipal Court for over 35 years. If you or a loved one have been charged, or received a complaint, traffic summons, or ticket in Hillside for Shoplifting, Simple Assault, Loitering, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, or any other non-indictable offense, I can assist you with your criminal charge.

As a former shoplifting prosecutor for major corporate franchises, I have extensive experience working on the other side of the law, and I know what is required to successfully defend your case. My prior experience as a shoplifting prosecutor has helped me successfully defend thousands of shoplifting cases. Contact me today for a free initial consultation at 1-866-664-8118 by phone or in person at either of my two conveniently located offices in Cranford and Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Hillside Municipal Court

The Hillside Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all Offenses in New Jersey. In New Jersey, the word Offense is legally distinguished from the word Crime. Offenses include all non-indictable charges such as disorderly persons offenses, and Traffic Offenses, while Crimes include 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th degree charges. Common Offenses heard before the Hillside Municipal Court include Trespass, Threatening, Lewdness, Offensive Language, Destruction of Property, Public Drunkenness, DUI/DWI, Driving without Insurance, Speeding, Careless Driving, Reckless Driving, Driving with a Suspended or Revoked License, Possession of Drugs in a Car, and Shoplifting (Theft).

Shoplifting in Hillside Township

The charge associated with Shoplifting depends on the price of the merchandise in controversy. Shoplifting can be a second-degree crime if the merchandise is over $75,000 in value, but it can also be a mere disorderly persons offense when the merchandise is less than $200 in value or you possess an anti-shoplifting device.

If you are charged with a disorderly persons offense for Shoplifting, the Hillside Municipal Court will have jurisdiction over the charge. The maximum penalty on conviction is up to 6 months in prison and 10 days of community service for a first time offense. For more detailed information about Indictable Shoplifting charges or multiple convictions, visit my Shoplifting Home Page.

It is important to realize the advantage of having an experienced Hillside Shoplifting Defense Attorney to defend your charge. In addition to my private criminal practice, I am also a public defender in my spare time. I have strong ties with the community, and I know what the local judges and officials are looking for in a successful defense. Contact me today at 1-866-664-8118 for a free initial consultation.

Hillside Municipal Court Information

The Hillside Municipal Court is located on 1409 Liberty Avenue, Hillside, New Jersey 07205. It is located in the Hillside Municipal Building, which is a white building fronted by four columns that was recently restored and maintains handicapped doors. For more information regarding Hillside Township, visit the Township website, or call the Hillside Municipal Court directly at 1-973-926-1881.

Having an experienced Hillside Criminal Defense Lawyer by your side can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. I have successfully defended countless of clients before the Hillside Municipal Court against charges of Shoplifting. If you have been charged with Shoplifting or received a criminal complaint, traffic summons, or ticket in Hillside New Jersey, contact me today. I will be sure to provide you with a free initial consultation by phone or in person, whichever is at your behest. Contact me today at 1-866-664-8118 and we'll work together to develop a hard-line defense strategy against your charge.

I represent individuals against charges in all of the Union County municipal courts including: Westfield, Cranford, Elizabeth, Clark, Garwood, Hillside, Linden, Mountainside, Plainfield, New Providence, Rahway, Roselle, Roselle Park, Fanwood, Scotch Plains, Springfield, Union Township, Berkeley Heights and Summit.

The Law offices of Palumbo & Renaud located at
190 North Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey 07016 and 740 Newark Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208