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Robbinsville Disorderly Conduct Lawyer

Charged With Disorderly Conduct in Robbinsville New Jersey

A disorderly conduct charge in Robbinsville is a more serious offense than most people think.  A guilty finding results in a criminal record and penalties that include the possibility of jail. It is therefore always in your best interests to be represented by a competent lawyer if charged with disorderly conduct in Robbinsville Township. Failing to take your case seriously by retaining an attorney only increases the chances of negative repercussions. The attorneys at our firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, have over a century of combined experience representing individuals in Robbinsville Municipal Court. To speak to one of the lawyers on our staff, contact us anytime 24/7 for a free consultation at 609–683–8102.

Disorderly Conduct Charge in Robbinsville Township

A disorderly persons offense in Robbinsville New Jersey arises out of N.J.S.A. 2C:33-2. This law is directed at conduct that disturbs public order through either improper behavior and use of offensive language. To result in a violation of this statute, behavior must: (1) involve fighting, threatening, violence or be tumultuous; or (2) create a hazard or dangerous condition through conduct that serves no legitimate purpose. In addition to conduct falling into one of these two categories, it must also be done “with purpose to cause public convenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creat[e] a risk thereof.” Speech results in a violation of 2C:33-2 if it: (1) occurs in a public place; (2) with a purpose to offend or recklessly disregarding the probability that this would occur; (3) involves unreasonably loud and offensively course or abusive language given the circumstances.

Disorderly conduct is a petty disorderly persons offense. A conviction on this charge results in a criminal record. The penalties that may also be imposed by the Robbinsville municipal court judge are contained in the table that follows.

Penalty Terms Of Punishment
Fine Up to $500
 VCCO Assessment $50
Safe Neighborhood Assessment $75
Court Costs $33
Jail Time Up to 30 Days
Probation As Set By Court
License Suspension Discretionary

An individual can avoid these penalties by applying for diversion of his or her case through Conditional Dismissal. This program has strict guidelines so it is always important to secure the services of an attorney if you want to insure the best opportunity for admission into this program.

Robbinsville Township Disorderly Conduct Lawyer

Having a lawyer who has experience representing clients who are charged with disorderly conduct in Robbinsville Township increases your chances of having your offense downgraded or dismissed.  The attorneys of the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall have over 100 years of combined knowledge that is used to help you avoid the harshest penalties associated with a Robbinsville disorderly conduct conviction.  With our help you or anyone you know who is facing a charge of disorderly conduct has the opportunity to avoid a permanent criminal record that could negatively affect your future.  Contact our office today to schedule a consultation with a defense attorney so that we can discuss your case.  Our lawyers are ready to provide you with disorderly conduct defense that you deserve.

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We serve clients throughout Mercer County, New Jersey — including Trenton, Hamilton, Princeton Borough, West Windsor, East Windsor, Lawrence Township, Robbinsville, Hightstown, Princeton Township, Ewing and Hopewell — and surrounding areas, including Hunterdon County and Burlington County.

If you have been charged with a crime in Mercer County, New Jersey, it is in your interests to talk to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. For a free consultation, you can call our firm 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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