North Brunswick Shoplifting Lawyers

North Brunswick is certainly among Middlesex County municipalities with high occurrences of shoplifting charges. With ample shopping centers within its borders such as the Shoppes and Walmart, North Brunswick Municipal Court handles hundreds of shoplifting charges each year. Additionally, numerous indictable shoplifting charges occur in North Brunswick but are ultimately decided at Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick. The venue for your shoplifting charge will depend on the value of the alleged goods that were either shoplifted or concealed. Click here to view the grading of shoplifting offenses based upon the valuation of the goods allegedly lifted or attempted to conceal.

When facing Shoplifting charges as a Disorderly Persons Offense in North Brunswick Municipal Court, we are often able to secure dismissals, downgrade the charge to an ordinance or successfully gain entry into municipal PTI- a diversionary program in which a plea of guilty lasts for 1 year and is then stricken from your record.

When assisting clients who face Shoplifting charges as an indictable offense, we often secure Pre-Trial Intervention or successfully downgrade the charges based upon the facts involved.

If you have been charged with Shoplifting in North Brunswick, then it is in your best interest to retain skilled counsel who is familiar with handling this offense in North Brunswick Municipal Court and Middlesex County Superior Court, depending upon the nature of the offense. For more information or to schedule a free consultation, please contact our office at 732.397.7092 or visit our conveniently located office in Edison.

William Proetta

With more than a decade of experience defending clients against criminal charges, founding partner William A. Proetta has successfully handled and tried thousands of cases, from DWI to murder. As a New Jersey native, he has focused his career on helping people in the area where he grew up, serving Middlesex, Ocean, Hudson, and Union counties.