Aggressive Jersey City Criminal Lawyer and Passaic Criminal Lawyer Protecting Your Rights

If you have been arrested in New Jersey, face DWI/DUI charges in New Jersey, aggravated assault, drug charges, assault, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, harassment, theft, fraud, gun related offenses, or accused of domestic violence charges in Jersey City, facing a restraining order, other criminal/family law issue, or any other type of municipal court case, the Jersey City lawyers at the Artusa Law Firm are ready to help you immediately to protect your legal rights. Experienced Jersey City Criminal Attorney Santo Artusa of Jersey City has been featured on NBC for his expertise in New Jersey DWI/DUI law. 

It is important to know that in New Jersey, you are no longer entitled to bail because of the bail reform. It is important to have representation for you from the start because if you fail to be released at a pre-trial detention hearing in Hudson County Superior Court and elsewhere in the criminal courts in New Jersey, you will remain in jail. Soon after the arrest, your attorney should request discovery which is the evidence the state has against you. You and your Jersey City criminal attorney should go through this discovery to see if it is accurate and if you have discovery as well that can help your case that your criminal lawyer can provide to the prosecutor. In the early stages of the court process, you may be eligible for PTI. We can guide you throughout the criminal or municipal laws so that you are protected. We know how to protect our clients, and we will protect you.

Protect Your Rights

We handle and have been successful in a variety of criminal cases, immigration detention, bond hearings, DWI/DUI and other serious matters. Contact us today online or at 973-337-9643 for immediate assistance.

Why Hire a  Criminal Defense Lawyer?

If you have been arrested in Jersey City, you need a criminal lawyer to fight for you and work on your case. Jersey City Criminal lawyer and Defense Attorney Santo Artusa is skilled in litigation whether it is criminal law, divorce law or other legal matter in New Jersey. Jersey City Criminal Defense Attorney Santo Artusa will help you mitigate the issues you are facing and try to get to the truth of the matter and work out the best deal possible for your case.

The Negative Impact of a Criminal Record

Having a criminal record can effect your freedom, your livelihood now and in the future, do not go at it alone. We represent adults in criminal cases as well as juveniles who face charges in Jersey City, don't go at it alone! An arrest and criminal charge can affect your liberty and future livelihood if handled incorrectly, do not take a chance when criminal charges are filed against you, Jersey City Criminal and DWI Lawyer Santo Artusa is ready to help you today.


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Our attorneys will work diligently to defend your rights.

Cases We Handle

Jersey City Criminal Defense Attorney Santo Artusa and his legal team represent people who have been arrested for criminal cases in Jersey City and throughout Hudson County, New Jersey. Is it your first arrest and you don't know what to do? Have you been arrested before? Is someone withholding information concerning your bail and when you will go to court? Whether you have been arrested for:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Simple assault
  • Possession of CDS
  • CDS with intent to distribute
  • Possession of marijuana/cocaine/heroin
  • Possession of painkillers without a prescription
  • Violation of probation/parole
  • Violation of a restraining order
  • Criminal mischief
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Theft by deception
  • Sexual assault
  • Harassment
  • Stalking
  • Resisting arrest
  • Terroristic threats
  • Other criminal matters in Jersey City, Hoboken-Hudson County

We can help you today.

How We Can Help You

We can help you from the start to the end of your case. We can be with you at CJP (Central Judicial Processing) at 595 Newark Avenue, Jersey City or in Jersey City Municipal Court, Hoboken Municipal Court or elswehere in New Jersey where the you will enter your not-guilty plea. From there we will begin by requesting discovery to see what evidence the State will try to use against you in proving your case. With that information we will try and dissect which evidence may be excluded by way of motion, which evidence maybe hearsay and which evidence maybe the most damming. Depending on the charge or charges you face, you may be eligible for a conditional discharge, PTI-Pre-trial intervention, PTI appeals, drug court, probation or other options to keep you out of jail and also to try and prevent a damming criminal record.

Pursuing the Best Outcome

"Always prompt to court appearances, answered my calls, and returned messages promptly. I received amazing results that I did not think I could achieve. I highly recommend Mr. Artusa and will be using him again for future legal matters." Dan D.

Your Defense Lawyer Mr. Santo V. Artusa, Jr.

Having a criminal record can effect your freedom, your livelihood now and in the future, do not go at it alone. 

Jersey City Criminal Defense Attorney Santo Artusa is experienced in criminal defense work, working as a public defender in Jersey City handling DWI/DUI-refusal cases, drug cases, assaults, theft and other cases involving potential jail time, probation, fines and other penalties.

Mr. Santo V. Artusa, Jr.
Mr. Artusa 

Time is of the Essence Contact Us as Soon as Possible 

If you or a loved one has a criminal case in Jersey City-Hudson County, New Jersey, contact the Jersey City Criminal Defense Attorneys at the Artusa Law Firm today online or call us at 973-337-9643 to discuss your case and how we can help you ASAP.

Santo V. Artusa, Jr.

Santo V. Artusa, Jr.

Since 2009, Mr. Artusa has dedicated his career to representing clients in and near Jersey City in family law and criminal cases. He is a skilled negotiator and litigator who has received a range of prestigious recognitions, including:

  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Avvo 10.0 Superb Rating
  • Client Distinction Award 2015

For more information about our legal services, contact our office online or call (973) 337-9643 today.

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26 Journal Square Plaza
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