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Have you been arrested for or charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Possession of Marijuana, or any other serious DWI, traffic offense or criminal offense in Lacey Township? McGuckin Law can help. We are a local law firm and dedicate 100% of our practice to assisting people like you facing Lacey Municipal Court or Ocean County Superior Court charges. For more information on how we can help you beat or reduce your Forked River criminal charges feel free to browse our website or call 732.924.4200 today to for a free consultation.
Lacey Police Department actively patrols for drug crimes and the Muncicipal Court processes a large number drug-related offenses. Drug crimes carry serious penalties. Depending upon the type of drug and amount found at the time of arrest, you will be summoned to either municipal or superior court and are facing jail time, steep fines, community service, and loss of license.
You are probably aware that the “Heroin Epidemic” that has impacted the entire state has hit Ocean County. Not only will we work very hard to beat your case, but we will also provide addiction recovery resources by request. It is our experience that individuals facing drug charges can achieve better legal results by proactively entering addiction treatment programs prior to the adjudication of their cases
McGuckin Law has handled a wide array of drug cases in Lacey and throughout Ocean County including:
For more information on your drug charges and how we can help you, feel free to visit the Ocean County Drug Crime Resource Center or call 732.924.4200 today for a free consultation.
As a criminal defense firm, McGuckin Law handles all manner of criminal charges resulting from Lacey arrests. Whether you or your loved one is facing charges in Lacey Municipal Court or Ocean County Superior Court, our goal is to gain a full understanding of the facts of the case and then work to have the charges dismissed or reduced. Simultaneously we will work with the prosecution to explore your admittance into a diversionary program.
Whether you are facing Simple Assault, Aggravated Assault, Harassment, Domestic Violence, Terroristic Threats, Shoplifting, Theft of Person, Burglary, Robbery, or a Weapons Offense, McGuckin Law is ready to help.
If you are facing a Disorderly Persons offense, the consequences can include up to six months in jail, fines, community service, and a permanent criminal record. If you are looking at an Indictable Offense in the First, Second, Third, or Fourth Degree, the penalties are increased to include mandatory jail time, probation, and fines.
Depending on the facts of your case, there are a few ways that we will defend your case. First, we will look at the facts of your case and determine if there are any issues that we can attack by way of motion or trial.
Second, we will work with the prosecutor to determine your eligibility into a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention, Conditional Dismissal, Mental Health Diversionary Program, or Veteran Diversionary Program.
Finally, we will hold the prosecution procedurally accountable. This means that we will request ALL discovery materials and evidence that the state plans on using against you and will be ready to file a motion if the state cannot produce essential evidentiary materials. For more information on how we can help you beat your assault, theft, of juvenile criminal charges.
New Jersey DWI offenses are serious. New Jersey aggressively prosecutes drunk driving and related charges such as:
DWI charges carry serious penalties that include:
The defense of DWI charges is a major focus of McGuckin Law. It is important to understand that the State of New Jersey prohibits plea-bargaining DUI cases and also prohibits provisional licenses during the term of suspension. As a result, the best defense is a solid, proven offense. We will attack the State’s case at every turn to attain the best possible result for you. For more information on how we can fight your DWI Offense, visit the Ocean County DUI Resource Center or Lacey Township DUI page or call us today at 732.924.4200 for a free consultation.
We assist clients facing serious traffic offenses. A serious traffic offense is one that carries points or loss of license. Our goal is to dismiss of mitigate the consequences of Driving While Suspended, Reckless Driving, Speeding, Careless Driving, Driving Without Insurance, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident tickets. If you have accumulated enough points to warrant an administrative MVC suspension, we will ask for a magistrate hearing at the MVC to fight for your license.
Lacey Municipal Court is located at 818 W. Lacey Rd. Forked River, NJ in Forked River. The court can be reached at 609.693.1100. The Honorable Damian G. Murray presides of Lacey Municipal Court matters on the first Tuesday of each month at 3:00pm and the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 9:00am, 10:00am and 1:30 p.m. For additional information on the Lacey Township Court, see the town’s official website here.
Thank you for considering McGuckin Law. We offer free consultations and are available by phone 24/7. We will keep you updated throughout your case and will remain attentive to your needs. Call 732.924.4200 today.