Serving Passaic and all of Bergen County
Municipal court violations and traffic violations do have repercussions. You have the right to challenge these violations and fight these repercussions. If you have received a summons to appear in municipal court or have been charged with a traffic violation, The Law Firm of Walter K. Schreyer can help. You can benefit from the more than 35 years of experience we bring to every criminal defense case we handle.
Municipal Court Violations
We defend against criminal charges in municipal courts. Municipal court charges are known as disorderly persons offenses, similar to misdemeanors in other states. The penalties for conviction of a disorderly persons charge can include up to six months in jail and a $1000 fine.
Municipal court offenses include:
- Simple assault
- Domestic violence
- Building code violations
- Drug Possession
A conviction of even a minor traffic offense in municipal court or higher courts can lead to increased insurance rates and even a suspended license. We provide knowledgeable representation to people charged with traffic offenses of all types, including:
- Speeding tickets
- Driving on a suspended license
- Reckless driving
- Driving without insurance
The Process Starts With Education
When you turn to us for assistance with a municipal or traffic violation, we will educate you about the penalties you could face. We will tell you about your options. We will work with you to determine the option that makes the most sense for you. Our attorney, a former prosecutor, provides knowledgeable advice and aggressive defense against all charges