Middlesex County Shoplifting Attorney

Middlesex County NJ Shoplifting Offenses

Local venues such as the Menlo Park Mall, Woodbridge Center and Fashion Plaza make it is easy to find a place to shop when in Middlesex County. This area is booming with stores containing everything from major retailers to small specialty shops. All of these shopping centers make shoplifting a common occurrence in Middlesex County. However, while this charge might be common, it nonetheless is an extremely serious offense with consequences that can change your life. If you have been charged in Middlesex County with shoplifting, you face penalties that include jail, fines, and a criminal record. It is therefore of the utmost importance that you immediately contact an attorney with knowledge and experience in handling Middlesex County shoplifting cases. The lawyers from our firm are available 24/7 to this end at 1-877-450-8301.

Middlesex County Felony Shoplifting Lawyers

The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver possesses a staff of criminal attorneys experienced in handling all varieties of indictable shoplifting charges in Middlesex County. This includes indictments for Second Degree, Third Degree, and Fourth Degree shoplifting in the New Jersey Superior Court in New Brunswick. Our office, which is conveniently located just across the street from the Middlesex County Superior Court, includes a team of lawyers possessing over 100 years experience defending shoplifting charges. We also have the benefit of a lawyer in the firm who formerly served as a shoplifting prosecutor in several vicinages. If you are in need of a lawyer, we are available to provide you with a free consultation at 1-877-450-8301.

Misdemeanor & Disorderly Persons Shoplifting

Where merchandise with a value of less than $200 is concerned or where a shoplifting case is otherwise remanded to municipal court, the charge is a shoplifting disorderly persons offense. This is commonly referred to as misdemeanor shoplifting in NJ. These cases are decided in the municipal court of the town where the theft allegedly occurred. While a shoplifting charge that is a disorderly persons offense is not a felony, it nevertheless can result in potentially devastating consequences, principally by virtue of a criminal record for a theft offense. This can effect employment, licensing, and even immigration status. It is clearly in an individual’s best interest to retain an attorney knowledgeable in shoplifting if they are subject to charges in a Middlesex County municipal court. Our lawyers would be happy to discuss your case pending in one of the following Middlesex County Municipal Courts or elsewhere in Middlesex County:

East Brunswick Township



New Brunswick

North Brunswick Township

Perth Amboy

Piscataway Township


South Amboy

South Brunswick Township

South Plainfield

Woodbridge Township

Middlesex County can be a difficult jurisdiction for shoplifting offenses and the courts often hit defendants with the stiff penalties in an attempt to discourage other potential shoplifters from Menlo Park and neighboring shopping centers in the county. You should know, however, that our firm has shown consistent success in defending shoplifting charges in Middlesex County and that our clients are rarely found guilty of shoplifting offenses. One of our attorneys is standing by to consult with you and discuss your options. By enlisting the help of an experienced defense lawyer you greatly increase your chances of success. Feel free to contact us 24/7 for a consultation at no cost to you.