Mountainside Municipal Court

Mountainside Criminal Defense & Disorderly Conduct Lawyer

Union County Former Prosecutor & Criminal Defense Attorney
Palumbo & Renaud Union County Offices:
190 North Avenue East, Cranford, NJ 07016
740 Newark Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Mountainside, NJ has a rich colonial history, and was once home to many who fought in the Revolutionary War. Today, many of its historical buildings have been replaced with modern structures, yet it remains a charming suburb, voted the 16th best place to live by New Jersey Monthly Magazine in 2008. Despite its enticing allure, Mountainside is not immune to crime, and when it does occur, people need a Mountainside Criminal Defense Lawyer they can count on. My name is Anthony N. Palumbo, from the law firm Palumbo & Renaud and I have successfully defended individuals in the Mountainside Municipal Court for over 35 years. If you have been charged, or received a criminal complaint, traffic summons, or ticket in Mountainside, I can assist with your charge. Criminal offenses commonly defended in the Mountainside Municipal Court include Shoplifting, Simple Assault, Loitering, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Lewd Conduct. 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 .

Contact me today at 1-866-664-8118 for a free initial consultation by phone or in person at either of my two conveniently located offices in Elizabeth and Cranford, NJ. If you have been charged with an offense in Mountainside, you could be facing serious penalties including prison time. There are many defenses that an experienced Mountainside Criminal Defense Lawyer can use on your behalf, and as a former prosecutor, I am familiar with them all. I know how the prosecution works and I have the knowledge of what defenses are most effective in fighting your charges.

Mountainside Municipal Charges

The Mountainside Municipal Court has jurisdiction over non-felony offenses committed in Mountainside, New Jersey. This covers a broad range of criminal offenses including everything from minor traffic violations to disorderly persons offenses carrying penalties of up to 6 months in prison. Common offenses heard before the Mountainside 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). You can imagine the toll a 6-month prison sentence can take a person's life. One little mistake could separate you from your family, terminate your employment, and make it unreasonably difficult for those you love to support themselves. For example of a seemingly minor offense that can have major consequences, take a look at the penalties associated with Disorderly Conduct.

Disorderly Conduct

Even in the most pristine neighborhoods, upstanding citizens can make errors in judgment. Disorderly Conduct can easily occur when someone is having an "off-night", and a person can be charged with such conduct for anything from offensive language to creating a public annoyance or inconvenience. The downside is that a conviction of Disorderly Conduct can lead to penalties of up to 6 months in prison, and over $1,000 in fines. If you have been charged in Mountainside with Disorderly Conduct, a Mountainside Criminal Defense Lawyer is the best thing for your defense. There are many defenses that can be used on behalf of someone charged with Disorderly Conduct. A local attorney who is familiar with the local judge's tastes and customs will be able to best pinpoint the proper defense and exercise it on your behalf.

Don't underestimate the importance of having an experienced Mountainside Criminal Defense Lawyer on your side. I have successfully defended thousands of clients before the Mountainside Municipal Court. Entrance of a guilty plea has the same effect of a conviction so be sure to speak with an experienced Mountainside Criminal Defense Lawyer before making any serious decisions. Contact me today for a free initial consultation at 1-866-664-8118.

Mountainside Municipal Court Information

If you have received a charge, summons, complaint, or ticket in Mountainside, New Jersey, please do not hesitate to contact me. I will guide you through the court procedure, explain your choices, defend your rights and achieve the best possible outcome for you. I have successfully defended thousands of clients before the Mountainside Municipal Court for over 35 years. Contact me at 1-866-664-8118, and I will provide you with a free initial consultation by phone or in person at either of my two offices located on 190 North Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey 07016 and 740 Newark Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208.

Location & Information

The Mountainside Municipal Court is located at 1385 U.S. Highway 22 East, Mountainside, New Jersey 07092. The local officials include the Presiding Judge, the Honorable James DeRose, Court Administrator, Vivian J. Hoff, and Prosecutor, Frank Sahaj. For more information about the town of Mountainside, visit the Township website, or contact the court directly at 1-908-232-2400 between the hours of 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m.

I am Anthony N. Palumbo of the firm Palumbo & Renaud, located on 190 North Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey 07016 and 740 Newark Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208. I defend individuals charged with Municipal Offenses in Municipal Courts throughout New Jersey including Union County, Middlesex County, Somerset County, Monmouth County, Essex County, Hudson County, Morris County, and Ocean County of charges such as Writing Bad Checks, Possession of Marijuana, DUI/DWI, Careless Driving, Reckless Driving, Speeding, Disorderly Conduct, and Simple Assault.