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Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Over 100 Years of Combined Experience
  • Practice Exclusively in DUI & Criminal Defense
  • Former County & Municipal Prosecutors
  • Decades of Case Success Stories

The Pennington School Criminal & Disciplinary Defense Attorney

Aerial View of The Pennington School.The Pennington School is a day and boarding school for students ranging from sixth to twelfth grades that is located in Pennington New Jersey. Although this private school is known to be selective, that does not translate into an environment that is 100% clean from criminal and disciplinary issues. For those who have the misfortune of being charged with an offense or subjected to disciplinary proceedings, selection of a qualified defense attorney is important. A lawyer with years of experience handling cases like the one confronting you is available at Marshall & Bonus. We are former prosecutors with over a century of experience defending cases in Mercer County including in Pennigton Municipal Court and at the Superior Court in Trenton. To speak to a lawyer at the firm immediately in a free initial consultation, call 609–683–8102.

Criminal Offense at The Pennington School

Most criminal offenses at the Pennington School involve some variety of disorderly persons offense. Although this grade of charge is handled in municipal court and is misdemeanor in nature, a finding of guilt results in a criminal record, fines and up to six months in jail. Indictable criminal offenses, which are felonies, come in the form of a first degree, second degree, third degree or fourth degree crime. These violations may only be adjudicated at the Mercer County Superior Court. The most common criminal cases encountered by our attorneys include:

  • Possession of Marijuana (e.g. 50 grams or less)
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • Simple Assault
  • Harassment
  • Burglary
  • Drug Distribution including Marijuana, Cocaine, MDMA & Prescription Medication
  • Theft
  • Possession of a Weapon

The standard penalties for criminal charges falling into the previously described grades are reflected in the table below.

Degree of Offense Maximum Fine Period of Incarceration
First Degree $200,000 10-20 Years
Second Degree $150,000 5-10 Years
Third Degree $15,000 Up to 5 Years
Fourth Degree $10,000 Up to 18 Months
Disorderly Persons Offense $1,000 Up to 6 Months

Pennington Criminal Attorney for Charges at The Pennington School

A criminal offense or serious disciplinary violation certainly has much more potential to negatively effect you than you might think. For this reason, you need to consult a competent Pennington Criminal Lawyer to learn your options. An attorney at our firm, Marshall & Bonus, is ready is assist you in this capacity and utilize the decades of experience of our team to secure a favorable outcome. To discuss all of the circumstances of your charge with one of our attorney immediately, call 609–683–8102.

103 Carnegie Center, Suite 300 Princeton NJ 08540
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3150 Brunswick Pike, Suite 300, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

100 Horizon Center Blvd., Hamilton, NJ 08691
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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.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. This web site is designed for general information only. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your specific situation. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.
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