Hudson County NJ Criminal Defense Attorneys

hudson county superior courtThe Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall has been representing defendant’s charged with various criminal offense in the Hudson County Superior Court for years. Our Office has over 100 years of cumulative experience on staff, including over two decades of prior prosecuting experience. We have been defending individual’s charged with heroin possession, aggravated assault, carjacking, homicide, driving while intoxicated and shoplifting in towns like Jersey City, Harrison, Kearny, Union City, Weehawken and West New York for over fifteen years. Almost just as important as defending your rights in court, is making sure you fully understand what is going on in your case and what the purpose of every hearing is. Listed below is some of the key stages in a criminal case including what occurs at a Central Judicial Process Hearing and what is an arraignment. If you or someone you know would like a free initial consultation with any one of our eight criminal defense attorneys, please contact our Jersey City office at (201) 309-1800. Please check out our stages of a criminal case practice series below.

Potential Stages of a Criminal Case in Hudson County, NJ

As stated above, understanding what is expected to occur at every court appearance is very important to mounting a successful defense. Here are some of the important stages of a criminal case that may occur if you are charged with a criminal offense in Hudson County, NJ.

  1. Accusation
  2. Arraignments
  3. Bail
  4. Central Judicial Processing
  5. Conditional Discharge
  6. Conditional Dismissal
  7. Disorderly Persons Offense(s)
  8. Drug Court
  9. Grand Jury (Indictment)
  10. Graves Act
  11. Indictable Offenses (Felony)
  12. No Early Release Act
  13. Pre-Indictment Conference / Early Disposition Conference
  14. Pretrial Intervention
  15. Sentencing
  16. Status Conferences

Hudson County NJ Criminal Defense Firm

The Law Office of Jonathan F. Marshall is one of New Jersey’s largest criminal defense firms. Our office has the manpower and experience to take on some of Hudson County’s most serious crimes, including leader of a drug trafficking network, homicide, carjacking, aggravated sexual assault and manslaughter. If you would like a free initial consultation please contact our Jersey City office directly at (201) 309-1800. Our attorney’s are available 24/7 to answer any questions you might have.