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If you are facing criminal, DWI, or traffic charges in Bay Head then please consider McGuckin Law to assist you in your matter. We are an Ocean County based firm that is exclusively devoted to defending people like you from criminal and DUI charges. Bay Head Police Department is active in issuing arrests and warrants and the Bay Head Municipal Court aggressively prosecutes criminal charges. Our professional focus includes:
• Drug Crimes
• DWI and Refusal
• Assault Charges
• Theft Charges
• Disorderly Conduct
• Domestic Violence
• Traffic Matters
• Juvenile Crimes
Please feel free to browse our site or contact us directly for a free consultation at 732.924.4200.
Marijuana and other drug crimes are quite prevalent in Bay Head and throughout Ocean County. Unfortunately, the Heroin Epidemic has found its way into even the small idyllic beach towns in our state, and McGuckin Law assists many clients with their defense against drug charges and also with identifying addiction recovery resources. We assist clients facing all manner of drug-related offenses in Bay Head including Heroin Possession, Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, Oxycontin and Prescription Drug Charges, CDS in a Motor Vehicle, and Drug Paraphernalia. For more information on how we can assit you or your loved one with your Bay Head drug charges, please visit our Ocean County Drug Crime Defense Center or call us at 732.924.4200.
Defending Driving While Intoxicated or DWI charges accounts for a substantial portion of our legal practice. New Jersey DWI charges are serious and the penalties are severe. Loss of license, steep fines, potential jail time, mandatory drug and alcohol counseling, and the installation of an ignition interlock device on your car are only some of the penalties that you are facing. McGuckin Law represents people like you facing Bay Head first offense DUI charges, second offense DWI, Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test, Drug DUI, and Underage DWI offenses. For more information please follow this link for the Ocean County DWI Defense Center or call today.
If you or your loved one is facing criminal charges and have a scheduled court appearance in Bay Head Municipal Court or Ocean County Superior Court, then McGuckin Law is Here to help. Whether you are facing theft, simple assault, shoplifting, disorderly conduct, trespass, resisting arrest, credit card fraud, or a restraining order, we provide the experience, access, and accountability that you deserve and your case requires. It is important that you understand your options at the outset of your case and are aware of ways that we can achieve positive results.
McGuckin Law utilizes various defense strategies depending upon the facts of the case and the existence of aggravating or mitigating factors. First, we determine whether we can aggressively fight the case. This means looking at the facts of the case to determine whether the State can likely meet its burden of proof were the matter to go to trial. The existence of search and seizure issues, mistaken identity, and other factors can come into play and, if appropriate, we will file and argue a motion to dismiss or suppress.
While looking into the facts of the case we will explore the various diversionary programs afforded to you. Pre-Trial Intervention, Veteran Diversionary Program, Mental Health Diversionary Program, Conditional Discharge, Municipal PTI, and Drug Court are all viable options if you are a first time offender. Sometimes, entry into these programs is the most favorable outcome.
Finally, we will fight your case procedurally. We are entitled to all evidence against you that the State will use to prove its case. Sometimes, we are not granted complete discovery and can achieve successful outcomes for those reasons.
We are a proactive law firm and urge our clients to be proactive as well. Often, when clients are facing drug or domestic violence offenses we support their entry into counseling before the case actually begins. It is our experience, that when appropriate to do so, clients demonstrate the State and to the Court that they take the charges seriously and desire to modify their behavior. This can lead to downgrades or even dismissals.
For more information on how we can assist your criminal offense, do not hesitate to visit one of our Theft Crimes Resource Centers or call today.
McGuckin Law assists clients facing traffic tickets in and around Bay Head. If you have been charged with Driving While Suspended, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, or Speeding feel free to contact us or visit our Traffic Ticket Defense Center. Furthermore, if you have a suspended license and need assistance with a Motor Vehicle Hearing at the NJ MVC, we are ready to help you work out a way to mitigate your suspension and get your license back to you sooner.
Be prepared to be in the Bay Head Municipal Court for a large portion of the day on which your hearing is scheduled. Contact your attorney or the court with questions in advance to understand exactly what your process will be and what you need to bring. Bay Head Municipal Court is located at Borough Hall, 81 Bridge Ave., P.O. Box 248, Bay Head, NJ 08742. Court Sessions are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m. Click here for additional Bay Head Municipal Court information.
McGuckin law is here to fight for you. For more information and a free consultation to build a customized case strategy designed to meet your needs call us any time at 732.924.4200. Thank you for your interest.