North Hanover Township Criminal Defense Lawyers 

Accomplished Criminal Defense Law Firm Protects The Rights Of Those Accused Of Crimes And Prepares Skilled Defense For Clients In North Hanover Township And Throughout New Jersey

Criminal law covers a broad range of crimes, from drug charges to assault charges to driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol and disorderly conduct. When you are charged with a crime, you want an attorney who has specific experience handling your type of crime. After all, nobody wants to be the “first” when it comes to a criminal defense. At the Davis Law Firm, LLC, our accomplished North Hanover Township criminal defense lawyers have been successfully representing New Jerseyans charged with criminal offenses for more than 20 years.

Dedicated North Hanover Township Criminal Defense Lawyers Develop Customized Defense For All Criminal Cases

When it comes to defending our clients against criminal offenses, no case is too large and no case is too small. The dedicated North Hanover Township criminal defense lawyers at the Davis Law Firm, LLC develop customized, tailored defenses for all criminal cases. Our skilled team has more than 20 years of experience representing New Jersey clients who are charged with any of the following and more:

If you or a loved one has been arrested or charged with a criminal offense, speak with the experienced North Hanover Township criminal defense lawyers at the Davis Law Firm, LLC. We offer a confidential consultation with a member of our team free of charge, with no obligation.

Legal Time Limits For Filing Criminal Charges In New Jersey

The legal time limits for filing civil claims or criminal charges in the courts are known as statutes of limitations. Every state establishes its own statutes based upon the type of claim that is being filed or the type of criminal offense that is being charged. 

In New Jersey, the statute of limitations for a prosecutor to file a criminal charge is dependent upon the type of crime that is alleged. For misdemeanors, including a petty offense or a disorderly persons offense, the statute of limitations in New Jersey is one year from the time the crime was allegedly committed. Felonies including bribery, official misconduct, and other offenses have a statute of limitations of seven years. The statute of limitations for other felonies is five years.

There are no statutory limits for crimes of murder and manslaughter. Individuals may be charged with these crimes at any time, including years after the crime was committed. If a person is fleeing justice, the statute of limitations does not run. The statute of limitations also does not run if the defendant is facing pending prosecution for the same conduct.

Recognized North Hanover Township Criminal Defense Lawyers Deliver Personal Attention To Each And Every Criminal Case

When you are confronting a criminal charge, the last thing you want is an attorney who doesn’t answer phone calls. An attorney who does not provide regular updates regarding your case. You deserve better than that.

At the Davis Law Firm, LLC our North Hanover Township criminal defense lawyers deliver personal attention to each client and to each case. Our team investigates the charge brought against you, analyzes the prosecution’s evidence, interviews witnesses, negotiates lesser charges with the prosecution, and prepares a vigorous, tailored defense. We meet with you, openly communicate with you, and keep you informed about developments in your case every step of the way throughout the entire process.

The Davis Law Firm, LLC offers a free, no-obligation consultation to individuals who are charged with a criminal offense. Schedule your confidential consultation today and learn how the Davis Law Firm, LLC will work to secure the best possible outcome in your case.

About North Hanover Township, New Jersey

North Hanover Township, New Jersey is located in Burlington County. Incorporated as a township in 1905, North Hanover Township has a population of 7,518 residents. Crime in North Hanover Township is extremely low. In 2018, there were 2 incidents of property crime reported to law enforcement and 2 incidents of larceny/theft. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Offenses In North Hanover Township, New Jersey

FAQ: How is bail determined?

When someone has been charged with a crime, that individual gives the court something of value such as cash, property, or a bond as a way to guarantee to the court that they will appear in court when ordered. This item of value is known as bail. Bail is determined by a judge. However, if the individual charged wishes to be released prior to the judge’s bail determination, the individual may pay the standard bail amount for their crime. This standard amount is set in the station house’s bail schedule. If the individual is unable to pay the bail amount that is set by the bail schedule, they may ask the judge to lower the bail amount. If the individual is ordered to appear in court but does not appear, the court may keep the bail and issue a warrant for the individual’s arrest.

FAQ: What does “reasonable doubt” mean in a criminal case?

When a prosecutor brings criminal charges against an individual in the United States, they must prove the defendant is guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt”. This standard of proof regarding the defendant’s guilt is intentionally very high, and the burden stands with the prosecution, not the defendant. During a criminal trial, the defendant is not required to present any defense of the charges. However, most defendants — through their criminal defense attorneys — choose to present a defense that is intended to raise reasonable doubt, which then reduces the strength of the prosecution’s case. If you have questions regarding reasonable doubt, the presumption of innocence, or other matters pertaining to the charges filed against you, contact one of the experienced criminal defense attorneys at the Davis Law Firm, LLC — our criminal defense team offers a free, no-obligation consultation.

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