Elizabeth Criminal Defense Lawyers

Fighting for Your Future & Your Freedom

Elizabeth NJ Lawyers

At Schiller & Pittenger, P.C., our experienced team of criminal defense attorneys has been aggressively representing clients accused of criminal offenses for more than three decades. If you have been accused of or charged with a traffic offense or misdemeanor in Elizabeth, New Jersey, we are prepared to fight for you. All of our criminal defense attorneys are former Union County Assistant Prosecutors and two attorneys served as Municipal Prosecutors. Our experience and familiarity with the proceedings and regulations of municipal courts can give you the confidence to know that we can give you the best legal guidance for your case.

What is municipal court?

Municipal court handles crimes of lesser degree such as charges of disorderly persons and traffic offenses. Typically, when charged with these types of offenses, you are not facing prison time. However, you can be sentenced to up to six months in county jail for some of the more severe crimes.

Contact us to discuss the following charges:

  • Drug possession
  • Drug distribution
  • Prescription fraud
  • Sexual assault
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Juvenile offenses

Arrested for DUI/DWI?

Don’t let a DUI/DWI destroy your life. The penalties for conviction for a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) extend beyond the formal fines and loss of license. Having a DUI on your record can affect your employment, insurance, and reputation. We can give you the best options for fighting your DUI!

Let Our Criminal Attorneys Fight for You

If you or a loved one is facing a criminal charge in Elizabeth, contact an Elizabeth criminal defense lawyer at Schiller & Pittenger, P.C. to discuss your options. Your needs are our priority and we can ensure that your rights are protected in municipal court. Call us today and let our experience speak for itself.

Schedule a case consultation with one of our lawyers today