Disorderly Persons And Petty Disorderly Persons Charges

Even though disorderly persons offenses might seem like a minor legal issue, the offense carries significant penalties that can impact nearly every aspect of your life. Whether you are facing disorderly persons (DP) offenses or petty DP offenses, you need a skilled lawyer on your side protecting your rights.

Disorderly persons offenses are considered crimes which will leave you with a criminal conviction. A conviction can also result in serious consequences, including:

  • Up to six months in jail
  • Up to $1,000 fine
  • Driver's license suspension
  • Probation
  • Community service
  • Payment of court costs and fines

Philip E. Miller has nearly 35 years of experience providing strong defense to clients facing numerous offenses. He understands the devastation that a criminal record can cause and will fight to limit his clients' exposure to these consequences. When you need a knowledgeable New Jersey defense attorney on your side, do not hesitate to schedule a free consultation.

Representation In Municipal Court

DP cases are heard in municipal court. A municipal court judge can impose strict penalties based on the facts of your case. It is important to have a skilled attorney by your side. Philip E. Miller is prepared to handle cases involving:

  • Possession of marijuana (under 50 grams)
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Harassment
  • Simple assault
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Possession of a fake ID
  • Underage possession of alcohol
  • Neighborhood disputes
  • Alarming conduct likely to cause fear

For more information, call the Old Bridge law firm of Philip E. Miller PC at 732-707-1936 or contact Mr. Miller online. Your initial consultation is free.