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Results-Driven Criminal Defense Lawyers Successfully Defend Clients Charged With Crimes In Madison And Throughout New Jersey Charged

When you are charged with a crime, you want the person defending you to have in-depth knowledge and experience handling your kind of criminal defense. After all, the last thing you want is an attorney who is unfamiliar with the specific laws that apply to your case.

The Madison criminal defense lawyers at Zegas Law have many years of experience, thorough knowledge of New Jersey criminal law, and a steadfast dedication to fighting for the rights of the accused.

Criminal Defense Lawyers Represent Madison Clients Facing Wide Range Of Criminal Charges

Madison criminal defense lawyers at Zegas Law are skilled at successfully representing clients facing the following types of criminal offenses:

To learn more about the legal services we provide, schedule a free confidential consultation with a criminal defense attorney at Zegas Law.

Madison Criminal Defense Lawyers Provide Aggressive Defense Of All Kinds Of Drug Charges

Drug crimes are serious crimes. And penalties are stiff if you are convicted. For the best possible outcome in your drug offense case, you need the best possible legal defense. Look no further. Criminal defense lawyers at Zegas Law provide a skillful defense of all kinds of drug charges, including — but not limited to — the following offenses:

  • Possession of unauthorized prescription drugs
  • Cocaine possession
  • Non-medical marijuana possession
  • Heroin possession
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of methamphetamines

In New Jersey, medical marijuana use is legal, and qualifying patients and/or their caregivers are legally permitted to possess up to 2 oz. of marijuana per month.

Experienced Criminal Defense Team Protects The Rights Of Those Charged With DUI In Madison And Throughout New Jersey

If you were pulled over by a police officer, do you have to submit to a breathalyzer? What happens if this isn’t the first time you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs?

A charge of driving under the influence is a serious charge and — depending upon whether this is your first offense or a subsequent offense — penalties can be stiff. The experienced criminal defense team at Zegas Law have in-depth knowledge of New Jersey’s DUI laws including:

  • Implied consent laws
  • Procedures for blood alcohol concentration (BAC) testing
  • Refusal to submit to a breathalyzer
  • Zero tolerance laws
  • Installation of ignition interlock devices
  • Driving while intoxicated with a minor in the vehicle

If you or a loved one has been charged with DUI, let us help. Our skilled team vigorously protects the rights of those charged with DUI, and aggressively defends the charges brought against you for the best possible outcome.

Madison Criminal Defense Lawyers Skillfully Defend Clients Charged With Assault

When you hear of an assault charge, you may picture a bar fight in your mind. Or someone yielding a knife in a parking lot. The crime of assault against another individual is when one person threatens another person with imminent bodily harm. “Battery” is a crime that refers to the act of unlawful recklessness or inflicting intentional harm to another person. Battery may occur with or without a deadly weapon. In New Jersey, a charge of battery is charged as an assault.

The Madison criminal defense lawyers at Zegas Law skillfully defend clients charged with assault, including the following:

  • Disorderly persons charge
  • Simple assault charge
  • Charge of aggravated assault
  • Assault and battery charge 

Successfully Representing New Jersey Clients Charged With Criminal Offenses 

Being charged with a crime can be a traumatic and overwhelming experience. Your mind may be racing with questions — what comes next? Will you serve jail time? What penalties do you face? What should you do? We understand and we are here to help. 

Madison criminal defense lawyers at Zegas Law have been defending New Jersey residents against criminal charges for years. Our knowledgeable team understands all facets of New Jersey criminal law. Our criminal defense team is dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused and fighting on behalf of our clients.

Zegas Law offers a free confidential consultation with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys. We explain the charges brought against you, inform you of your legal rights, answer your questions, and discuss your legal options. Don’t wait.  Schedule your free case evaluation with a member of our criminal defense team today.

About Madison, New Jersey

The borough of Madison, New Jersey — known as “The Rose City” — was so named in honor of President James Madison. Madison is located in Morris County and this diverse suburban community is home to 15,830 residents. Madison’s historic railroad station was one of America’s first commuter railroads and still provides a convenient commute into New York City for the town’s residents. The overall crime rate is low in Madison. In 2018, the greatest number of crimes reported to law enforcement were property crimes, totaling 76 incidents. Reports of larceny/theft followed close behind with a total of 68 incidents reported to law enforcement in 2018. In addition, 9 burglaries and 3 violent crimes were reported to law enforcement in 2018.

Frequently Asked Questions About Criminal Defense In Madison, New Jersey

FAQ: What is the penalty for possession of unauthorized prescription drugs in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, any amount of an unauthorized prescription drug is considered a third degree crime. Penalties for unauthorized prescription drugs include 3-5 years in prison and a monetary fine of up to $35,000.

FAQ: I got into a fight and was charged with assault. What should I do?

Time is of the essence when you are facing a criminal charge. The prosecutor will begin building the case against you from the beginning, and you don’t want to be far behind in preparing your defense. If you have been charged with a crime, it is best to consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney regarding the charges brought against you and the circumstances surrounding your case. The criminal defense team at Zegas Law offers a free confidential case evaluation; schedule your appointment with our office today.

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