Monmouth County, New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer
He Protects Your Interests as He Works to Achieve Your Goal.
Being arrested and charged with a crime or municipal offense is a very stressful and a traumatic experience. In some instances, these charges can result in serious consequences, inclusive of fines, loss of license and/or incarceration. Even if you are not convicted of a crime, an arrest can damage your reputation, strain your finances and complicate your life in innumerable ways.
New Jersey criminal defense attorney William J. Connelly, III, Esq. can help. He defends people charged with New Jersey criminal and municipal court offenses, from traffic violations and DUI to drug charges and disorderly persons offenses. He defends young people facing juvenile offenses and protects the rights of those who legally own and carry firearms.
If you are facing any New Jersey criminal or municipal court offense, please contact William J. Connelly, III, Esq. to arrange a free initial consultation. He is an experienced lawyer who listens to your concerns, describes the steps in the legal process, outlines your options and explains how he can help.
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Client charged with several motor vehicle violations including DWI.
With client pleading to lessor offense with reduced license suspension.
Client charged with theft.
Charges reduced to a borough ordinance violation and reduced fine.
Client charged with driving while suspended.
Charges reduced to operating a motor vehicle with an expired driver’s license resulting in no loss of license.
Client charged with possession of a controlled and dangerous substance.
Charges dismissed upon completion of conditional discharge.
A former prosecutor now working for you: For 14 years, Mr. Connelly served as a New Jersey Municipal Court Prosecutor. He knows firsthand how the prosecution builds a case against a defendant. Today, he uses that knowledge to protect the interests of those facing criminal and municipal charges in New Jersey.
An attorney whom other lawyers rely upon: As a former co-chair of Monmouth County Bar Association’s Municipal Court Committee, Mr. Connelly and the Municipal Court Committee kept other attorneys up to date on changes to laws, rules and practices associated with New Jersey municipal courts.
Personal service from an experienced attorney: When you hire William J. Connelly, III, you will not deal with a paralegal, legal secretary or new associate. Your case will be managed by Mr. Connelly himself. Your calls and emails will be returned promptly and you will always be kept up to date on important developments in your case.
Flat fees for most cases: If you have a question, you can feel free to contact your lawyer without running up large legal fees. Mr. Connelly charges flat fees to resolve most criminal and municipal court cases.
Satisfied clients: Most new clients are referred to Mr. Connelly by former clients who were pleased with the result he achieved in their cases. Clients appreciate he is a friendly, approachable lawyer who explains legal issues in plain English. His legal guidance and advice relieves a much of the worry his clients experience during this difficult time.
Helping people is gratifying work: Mr. Connelly does this work because he cares about his clients and enjoys helping them. Many of his clients are facing a criminal charge for the first time and are understandably frightened about their future. Mr. Connelly finds it gratifying to be able to resolve their legal problems relatively quickly so they can move on with their lives.
"I was very nervous when I received a summons and found Jay to be extremely knowledgeable and helped put me at ease. He was there to answer all of my questions every step of the way and achieved a just result for me."View All Testimonials