Nutley Criminal Defense Attorney


Nutley NJ Municipal Court Attorneys

Nutley is a small township in Essex County, New Jersey that has a population of approximately 28,000. The township has become increasingly desirable over the last few decades with commuters and young couples and has seen a steady increase in population. Nutley encompasses a stretch of Rt. 21 along the eastern side of the township and a small portion of the Garden State Parkway which runs through the western edge. The presence of major highways and the town’s close proximity to large urban areas such as Newark, contribute to increased traffic stops and criminal arrests. If you have been arrested in Nutley, New Jersey for a criminal charge or serious motor vehicle offense it is important that you speak with an experienced defense lawyer about your rights and options. At William Proetta Criminal Law we have successfully handled thousands of charges for our clients throughout the state, including Nutley. Our lawyers represent clients in Nutley for various cases including Simple AssaultDWIDisorderly ConductLeaving the Scene of an AccidentDriving Without Insurance. A conviction for these offenses can carry serious consequences that include suspension of your license, community service, and even county jail. Our criminal lawyers are often able to secure our client’s a substantial downgrade to avoid penalties or even a dismissal altogether. For a free initial consultation to discuss your matter, contact our office located in Jersey City at (201) 793-8018.

Nutley Municipal Court Information

It is important that you keep track of your court date and show up early to check in as well as bring money for payment of fines. If you miss your court date or fail to pay a ticket, the court can issue a bench warrant for your arrest and suspend your driver’s license. The Nutley Municipal Court is located at the Public Safety Building at 228 Chestnut Street, in Nutley NJ 07110. Court sessions are heard every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday mornings at 9 a.m. except for the second week of each month. If you have any questions regarding your upcoming court date it is always best to contact the court well in advance. The court can be reached by telephone at (973) 284-4945 or by fax at (973) 284-4914. The Nutley Municipal Court Judge is the Honorable Joanne Cocchiola who presides over all disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses, traffic violations and municipal ordinances which take place within the township. If you have been charged with an indictable felony charge such as distribution of cocaine and heroin or burglary and aggravated assault, your case will be transferred to the Essex County Superior Court in Newark to be handled by the County Prosecutor’s Office.

Defending Your Charges in Nutley

A criminal arrest is a serious matter and it deserves serious attention from an experienced lawyer. At William Proetta Criminal Law our defense attorneys have representing clients for years and we understand the anxiety, stress and fear that can take its toll on your personal well-being, and that is why our lawyers are always easily accessible and they make it their top priority to keep our clients informed throughout the entire process. We will utilize a combination of aggressive defense tactics and negotiation skills to challenge the state’s case and work with the prosecution to successfully resolve your case. And as always we are prepared to vigorously litigate the case at trial if needed. We represent clients in Nutley, New Jersey for HarassmentCriminal MischiefDriving While SuspendedResisting Arrest and Trespass. If you would like to learn more about potential representation, you can contact us at (201) 793-8018 for a free initial consultation with an experienced criminal lawyer or to schedule an appointment at any one of our conveniently located offices.