DISORDERLY CONDUCT AT THE JERSEY SHORE CAN HAVE SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES.
Sea Girt is a popular Jersey Shore place to eat drink and be merry. But if you get too merry and cross the line into behavior that is considered disorderly conduct you might need the services of a lawyer.
Sea Girt, Belmar, Lake Como disorderly conduct attorney Tara Breslow-Testa is who you should call if cited or arrested for “causing public inconvenience, annoyance or alarm, or recklessly creating a risk thereof.” All disorderly conduct cases go to court and some end up better than others.
Disorderly conduct has many flavors in and around Sea Girt, New Jersey: Soliciting unlawful sexual intercourse or any other unlawful, indecent, lewd or lascivious act. Common theft, burglary or pickpocketing from churches to amusement parks. Carrying weapons – and that includes pistols, cutlass, jacks, crows, bits, bludgeon or other dangerous or offensive weapons with intent to assault or steal.
Maliciously destroying property with less than $25 in value. Unlawful dumping of cars, or car parts or other junk on private property or open fields. Destruction of school property or harassing students or teachers. False alarms and that includes pulling alarms, ringing bells or phoning in a fake fire call.
Driving over a fire hose – don’t do it.
On and on. A long inventory of disorderly conduct offenses, which will all result in arrest, law courts, legal fees and possible fines or even jail time – if the judge really disapproves of your whole act.
Sea Girt is known as an affluent beach town with a thriving bar and party scene so the most likely disorderly conduct offenses are along the lines of drunken, party kids hooliganism: destruction of private property, misinterpretation of age, graffiti, fighting and other brawling, interference with law enforcement officers, nudity and undress, littering and public urination or defecation.
NICE QUIET LITTLE BEACH COMMUNITY
To paraphrase The Big Lebowski: They’ve got a nice quiet little beach community in Sea Girt and they don’t want any yahoos disturbing the peace by engaging in conduct that is disorderly.
But if you are ticketed and/or arrested for any of those disorderly conduct defenses you’ll find yourself in Sea Girt Municipal Court most likely in front of a judge who has little patience for your shenanigans and you are going to need an attorney who can foam the runway.
Sea Girt disorderly conduct attorney Tara Breslow-Testa is who you need and want by you, Tara Breslow-Testa has defended dozens of disorderly conduct cases, understands the defenses and possible penalties and knows how to speak to harassed judges who have seen and heard it all.
For a free consultation, call Tara Breslow-Testa at 732-784-2880.
DEFINITIONS AND PENALTIES
Disorderly conduct is defined under New Jersey statutes NJSA 2C:33-2 as a criminal offense classified as a, “petty disorderly persons offense” with possible penalties of a $500 fine and up to 30 days in jail along with community service, probation and a criminal record.
That’s not capital punishment, however having a disorderly conduct penalty on your record can impede and affect your future whether it’s applying for schools, military service or running for public office.
BETTER CALL TARA
So if you find yourself arrested for walking naked down the streets of Sea Grit, New Jersey waving a cutlass in the air after chopping down a <$25 tree on school property while shouting obscenities, you will be going to court.
A court appearance is mandatory for disorderly conduct charges in New Jersey, so if you find yourself walking into the Sea Girt Municipal Court – in Wall Township at 2700 Allaire Road – you should have Sea Girt disorderly conduct attorney Tara Breslow-Testa walking in with you.
Tara is likeable, upright and honest. The judges like her and trust her and know she is not going to waste the court’s time with bogus defenses.
You should like and trust Tara as well. She has the experience to help you through your court time and convert harsh penalties into a slap on the wrist.
For a free consultation, call Tara at 732-784-2880.