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Stafford is a large town that prosecutes hundreds of criminal, DWI and traffic crimes every year. If you have been arrested or charged with Driving While Intoxicated, Simple Assault, Marijuana Possession, or Shoplifting in Stafford, you are not alone. McGuckin Law is a local, Ocean County law firm and is here to help. For a free consultation regarding your matter contact us today at 732.924.4200.
Stafford Township prosecutes its fair share of Ocean County drug charges. If you are facing Possession of Marijuana, OxyContin, or Heroin, or Distribution of Marijuana charges, Drug Paraphernalia, or CDS in a Motor Vehicle, it is important that you gain an understanding of the charges, penalties, and options before you.
Your drug charge will be heard in Stafford Township Municipal Court or Ocean County Superior Court, depending upon the type of drug, quantity, location, and whether distribution is alleged. Regardless of the court, if you are faced with drug charges you are exposed to incarceration, steep fines, community service, and probation.
McGuckin Law has handled drug charges throughout New Jersey and Ocean County. We will gain an understanding of all of the facts involved in your arrest, aggressively fight the charges you are facing, and explore your potential admission into a diversionary program. For more information on your drug charge, call us 732.924.4200 today for a free consultation.
In addition to Drug Crimes and DUI charges, McGuckin Law represents individuals facing criminal charges in Stafford Township that include:
Criminal charges are serious. They can result in jail, fines, a criminal record, probation, and community service. If you are facing one of the above or any other criminal charge, understand exactly what you are facing and weigh your options. McGuckin Law handles criminal charges in Stafford and throughout Ocean County and will look to beat or downgrade your offense or work with the prosecutor to gain your entry into a diversionary program such as the Mental health Diversionary Program, PTI, or Conditional Dismissal. For more information on how we will fight your charges, visit one of our Practice Area pages or give us a call at 732.924.4200.
People who have been arrested for Driving While Intoxicated make up a large portion of our clientele at McGuckin Law. New Jersey DUI penalties are serious. For example, upon conviction of a first offense DWI in Stafford, the penalties include 3-12 month loss of license, hundreds of dollars in fines and thousands of dollars in MVC surcharges, possible installation of an ignition interlock device and mandatory drug and alcohol counseling. These penalties increase greatly if there are charges of Refusal to Submit to a Breath Test, DWI in a School Zone, or if the offense is a second or third DUI. Additionally, we represent those charged with Underage DUI and Drug DUI in Stafford Township.
Contributing to the seriousness of your DWI is the fact that plea-bargaining DUI charges is prohibited. Furthermore, New Jersey does not recognize the right to probationary licenses for individuals convicted of drunk driving. Asa result, the best defense is an aggressive, organized offense. McGuckin Law is seasoned in going after the State’s case. We will attack the traffic stop, the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, and the validity of the breath sample provided.
For more information on how we can help you beat or downgrade your Stafford DWI, call us today at 732.924.4200.
McGuckin Law defends clients facing serious traffic charges. These include offenses that can lead to loss of driving privileges, steep fines, and numerous points. We also help those who are facing NJ MVC administrative suspensions due to the accumulation of points. If you are facing Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Reckless Driving, Speeding, Driving Without Insurance, Driving While Suspended, or Careless Driving tickets, call us today.
The Honorable Damian Murray presides over Stafford Township Municipal Court. Court sessions are held on Fridays at 9:00AM and 1:00PM. Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time during your court appearance. The Court can be reached at (609) 597-1530 ext. 8540. It is located at 260 E. Bay Drive in Manahawkin. Please refer to the following map for directions.
McGuckin Law will take your case seriously and provide you with the quality you need and the accessibility you deserve. Call us any time at 732.924.4200 for a free consultation where we can discuss a defense game plan designed to the facts of your case.