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Thank you for visiting McGuckin Law. If you are facing a Beach Haven criminal, DWI, or traffic offense then please consider our attentive and experienced legal defense services. We aggressively defend clients who face charges in Beach Haven and throughout Ocean County that include Marijuana Possession, Simple Assault, Harassment, Driving While Suspended, and Theft. Please use our website to gain an understanding of the charges you face and options you have. Beach Haven Police Department, along with other Long Beach Island police forces, actively patrol the town and issues arrests and warrants while the Beach Haven Municipal Court aggressively prosecutes criminal charges. Our professional focus includes:
Please feel free to browse our site or contact us directly for a free consultation at 732.924.4200. We understand that you may have received your summons or ticket while on vacation and do not wish to take any more valuable time. We are attentive to your needs and are very flexible when scheduling appointments.
Marijuana and other drug crimes occur every day in Beach Haven and throughout LBI and 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 help clients facing all manner of drug-related offenses in Beach Haven 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 assist you or your loved one with your Beach Haven drug charges, please visit our Ocean County Drug Crime Defense Center or call us at 732.924.4200.
Driving While Intoxicated cases account for a large portion of our legal practice. New Jersey DWI charges are serious and the penalties are very 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 Beach Haven 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 was arrested and has a scheduled court appearance in Beach Haven Municipal Court or Ocean County Superior Court, then McGuckin Law is Here to help. Whether you are facing disorderly conduct, 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 that 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 that we attentively view 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 possible 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 certain requirements are met. 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 or the State has not afforded Defendant various procedural rights and can achieve successful outcomes for those reasons.
We are a proactive law firm and urge our clients to be similarly proactive. Often, when clients are facing drug, alcohol, assault, theft 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 help you fight your Beach Haven criminal charges, do not hesitate to visit our Jersey Shore Crimes, Theft Crimes, or Assault Crimes Resource Centers or call today.
McGuckin Law assists people who have been pulled over for traffic tickets in and around Beach Haven and Long Beach Island. 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 Beach Haven 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. The Honorable Stacey D. Kerr presides over Beach Haven Municipal Court. The court is located at 420 Pelham Ave. in Beach Haven. The phone number is 609.492.0111 ext. 27. Click here for a list of court sessions or for additional Beach Haven Municipal Court information.
We will fight for you and work toward the best possible resolution to your matter. Call us at 732.924.4200 anytime for a free consultation and customized strategy session to determine your options.