Union County Courthouse
Union County Criminal Defense Lawyer
My name is Anthony N. Palumbo, Union County Criminal Defense Lawyer, and I represent clients throughout Union County in the Union County Superior and Municipal Courts against all types of criminal charges. I have over 35 years of criminal trial experience and a private criminal practice at The Law Offices of Anthony N. Palumbo. I am also a former Union County and municipal prosecutor and current public defender. I have two offices in Union County where I successfully provide defense to individuals charged with indictable and non-indictable crimes. I represent individuals accused of Drug Distribution and Possession, Domestic Violence, Assault Crimes, Theft Crimes, Sex Offenses, Crimes Against Children, Juvenile Offenses and all Municipal charges in Union County.
Whether it is a Crime or Municipal Court offense, if you have been accused of a criminal offense in Union County, you will want an experienced criminal lawyer who is respected and takes pride in his relationships with the Union County judges, prosecutor’s and police. Contact me today at 1-866-664-8118 for a free initial consultation, and I will be happy to discuss how I can help you.
I represent individuals throughout 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.
Union County Courthouse
The Union County Courthouse presides over Crimes that are committed in Union County, New Jersey. Therefore, if you have been charged with a Crime in Union County, your case will be heard in the Union County Superior Court located in Elizabeth,N.J. New Jersey divides criminal offenses into two categories: (1) Crimes; and (2) Offenses. Offenses are less serious and are heard in Municipal Court whereas Crimes are more serious charges such as assault, theft, robbery, fraud, and murder.
Union County Offenses
Union City is part of the New York Metropolitan area. Crimes are bound to occur and when they do I am here to defend your rights. Offenses that are committed in Union County, New Jersey are not heard in the Union County Courthouse as are Crimes, but instead are heard in Municipal Court in the municipality in which the offense was committed. Offenses are separated from Crimes because they are less serious and carry a maximum penalty of up to 6 months in prison. If you have been accused of an Offense in Union County, I can defend you against your municipal charges. Even though Offenses are less serious criminal acts, a conviction can still result in jail time, high fines, community service, and probation. No matter what the offense, it is important to have experienced representation by your side to help you make the best decisions possible throughout the legal process.
Crimes in New Jersey
In the state of New Jersey, about 50,000 cases involving Crimes are heard in County Court or Superior Court each year. Crimes are those criminal offenses that involve 1 st, 2 nd, 3 rd, or 4 th degree charges. Crimes that are heard in the Union County Courthouse include, but are not limited to Drug Distribution, Crimes against Children, Aggravate Assault, Sexual Assault, Burglary, Internet Crimes, Serious Theft Offenses, Human Trafficking, Terroristic Threats, Weapons Offenses, and any other criminal act which is deemed a Crime, rather than an Offense. Whatever the seriousness of your charge, I will defend your right to be treated as innocent until proven guilty. I can assist you with every stage of the criminal process including arrest, indictment, bail, arraignment, discovery, and the trial process. And I make sure that you are given the best representation in all defendable situations.
Defending your Union County Court Charge
If you have been charged with a criminal offense in New Jersey, contact me, Anthony N. Palumbo today. I will fight for your innocence, and do everything possible to ensure the charges are dropped, or you receive the lightest penalty possible for your conviction. As part of my services, I offer every client a free initial consultation. Contact me today, and together we’ll go through the details of your case, the process ahead, and the likely outcome of the case given possible defenses in your circumstance. Contact me today at 1-866-664-8118, and we’ll work together to develop the best possible defense on your behalf.
As a Union County defense attorney with over 35 years of trial experience, a former county and municipal prosecutor, I know what to expect from the local judges, prosecutors and police. I have the knowledge and the extensive experience to successfully defend an individual against criminal charges. If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Union County, contact me Anthony N. Palumbo, Union County Criminal Defense Lawyer today at 1-866-664-8118 for a free phone or office consultation so that I can learn more about your case and be better able to assist you.
The Law Offices of Anthony N. Palumbo, 190 North Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey 07016 and at 740 Newark Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208 represents individuals charged with Simple Assault, Trespassing, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, Shoplifting, DUI/DWI, Driving Without Insurance, Reckless Driving, Speeding, Driving While Suspended, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Issuing Bad Checks, Possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Harassment, throughout North Jersey.