Essex County Courthouse
Essex County Criminal Defense Lawyer
Former Prosecutor and Current Public Defender
Criminal Misconduct in Essex County
Handling a charge in the Essex County Court can be overwhelming if you do not have experienced legal counsel at your side. If you have been charged or indicted with a criminal offense in Essex County Court, I am Anthony N. Palumbo, an Essex County Defense Attorney that will provide an aggressive defense against your charge. I have over 35 years of criminal trial experience defending individuals accused of criminal activity. I represent individuals accused of Drug Distribution, Drug Possession, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Drugs in School Zone Charges, Theft and Property Crimes, Sexual Offenses, Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Domestic Violence, Crimes Against Children, Child Molestation, Child Pornography, Juvenile Offenses and all Municipal Court Charges. In addition to my private criminal defense practice, I am also a former prosecutor and currently serve as a public defender.
If you need an attorney who can draw upon extensive experience and come up with the best possible strategy to protect your rights and freedom contact me Anthony N. Palumbo, Essex County Defense Attorney at 1-866-664-8118 for a free initial consultation. The Law Offices of Anthony N. Palumbo represents clients throughout Essex County including the areas of Newark, Belleville, Cedar Grove, Bloomfield, the Caldwells, the Oranges, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Irvington, Livingston, Maplewood, Millburn, and Montclair.
Local Ordinance Violations and Minor Offenses
Essex County Defense Lawyer
The Essex County Court presides over all cases except for minor criminal offenses. In New Jersey, minor offenses like disorderly persons offenses are heard in the Municipal Court. These types of offenses are less serious because they carry a maximum penalty of up to 6 months in prison if convicted. Examples of minor offenses that would be heard in Municipal Court include:
- Resisting Arrest
- Possession of less than 50 grams marijuana
- Bad Checks
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Simple Assault
- Criminal Mischief
- Disorderly Conduct
My 35 years of experience working as a prosecutor, public defender and criminal defense attorney has allowed me to develop strong relationships of trust with local judges, police officers and prosecutors throughout Essex County. In addition, my vast experience with both sides of the law ensures that I will provide you with the best possible outcome of your case. If you need an attorney who will aggressively fight for your rights contact me, Anthony N. Palumbo Criminal Defense Attorney today at 1-866-664-8118 for a free initial consultation.
Charges to the 1 st, 2 nd, 3 rd, and 4 th Degree
If you have been charged in the 1 st, 2 nd, 3 rd, or 4 th Degree, your case will be heard in the Essex County Superior Court because these charges are indictable criminal offenses which are the type of Crimes heard in Essex County Superior Court. These types of crimes include Crimes against Children, Sexual Assault, Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Theft Offenses, Internet Crimes, Drug Distribution, Human Trafficking, Terroristic Threats, Weapons Offenses, and Violent Crimes. I can assist in your defense in many ways including by helping you attain entry into the Pretrial Intervention Program (PTI), and resolve any bail issues you may have. I am prepared to defend you in every stage of the criminal process, and give you the honest legal advise you deserve.