At William Proetta Criminal Law, we understand the fear and frustration that people struggle with when they are facing criminal charges. Our firm provides support, guidance, and aggressive advocacy.
To be successful as a criminal defense lawyer, you need the perfect combination of experience, skill, and sharp instincts. For instance, you need to know when it is in your client’s best interest to play nice and negotiate. You also need to know when to dig in and fight it out through litigation. You need to understand the nuances of the local courts, as well as the people who will be prosecuting and deciding your client’s fate. At William Proetta Criminal Law, we have handled thousands of cases throughout New Jersey. We know how to build a strategic defense aimed at achieving the best possible outcome for our clients.
Meet Our Attorneys
Why Choose Us?
Our law firm focuses exclusively on criminal defense. Our attorneys have successfully handled thousands of criminal cases throughout New Jersey, from DWI to disorderly persons to indictable crimes. We bring this experience to the table when we analyze evidence, conduct our own investigations, prepare for trial, and stand by our clients in court. We have a thorough understanding of court procedures, rules, and strategies to fight for the results our clients demand.
Many of the people we work with have never been arrested before. They often have good, steady jobs that they are worried about losing. Some are immigrants who fear how an arrest will affect their status. Our attorneys work to understand where clients are coming from and what matters most to them. We provide an honest, straightforward assessment of your case. We explain the possible outcomes and the defense strategies that will work best. We arm you with information, so you feel confident in how your case is being handled.
Every case is unique. That’s why we treat each client individually with respect and care. When you choose William Proetta Criminal Law, you will work directly with a seasoned attorney. You won’t be passed off to a paralegal or junior staff. Your defense attorney will manage your concerns, address all your questions, and thoroughly prepare you for what to expect at each stage of your case. We always strive to go above and beyond for our clients. This includes being available on evenings and weekends.
There are many big-time law firms that will take cases from anywhere. At William Proetta Criminal Law, we are focused on representing people in Union, Hudson, Ocean, and Middlesex counties. Because we have spent our careers locally, we know the prosecutors, the judges, and the local court systems. We have the local insight to know how certain cases tend to play out. This knowledge, paired with our outstanding working relationships, allows us to fight for the best possible outcome for you.
Ready to Fight the Charges Against You
Our trusted criminal defense firm has handled thousands of cases across New Jersey. Call us today to discuss the details of your case in a free consultation.
What to Expect When You Contact Our Firm
There’s a lot of information out there about criminal defense strategies and the law. But the best way to get a real understanding of your situation is by talking to an experienced attorney who has worked on cases like yours before in the jurisdiction where you are facing charges. At William Proetta Criminal Law, we offer a free and confidential case review so we can:
- Listen to your side of the story and explain the charges against you
- Look you up in the system and identify the prosecutor and judge in your case
- Discuss our experience working on cases like yours and our insight into what you can expect
- Outline the strengths and weaknesses of your case in a straightforward assessment
- Talk about potential defense strategies for getting the case dismissed or charges reduced
- Explain our fee and what you can expect so you are comfortable moving forward ─ all major credit cards are accepted
Our attorneys are available anytime to discuss your case. Contact us 24/7. We can meet with you after hours or over the weekend if necessary. Hablamos Español.
Hometown Defense Attorneys Who Understand You
If you’ve been arrested in Union County, Hudson County, Middlesex County, or Ocean County, you need a defense attorney who understands the local court systems and can fight for the best possible outcome for you. At William Proetta Criminal Law, we have spent our careers working in these jurisdictions. We know the law enforcement agencies, the prosecutors, and the judges. We can give you a clear assessment of your case and fight for the outcome you need to move on with your life.
As part of Proetta, Oliver & Fay, our defense law firm advocates for people who have been charged with crimes in courts across New Jersey. We have offices conveniently located in Jersey City, Edison, Middletown, Cranford, Burlington, and Hamilton. Contact us now for a free review of your case.
Say It Best
He is by far the best legal representation I have ever dealt with. Kept me informed every step of the way, and killed it when it came down too court. I could tell how much he really did care about my case when we exited the courtroom and he was more excited then I was with the outcome ( I hadn’t realized how good it was at the time ) but he explained how much worse it could have been and showed me what could have happened. All I can say is that I’m sure glad he was on my side.
Say It Best
I was overwhelmed with Will’s professional way and in depth understanding of the court system and criminal law. He turned a mistake that could have been life changing into nothing more than a small fine. I am eternally indebted to him for his courteous professional manner and ability to put me at ease all while getting my charges dropped and walking me through the whole process. He is an outstanding lawyer and person, I highly recommend him to anyone for any legal issue they may be having. Thanks again Will, you are the man.