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Perth Amboy Criminal Defense Lawyer

Former NJ Prosecutor Turned Criminal Defense Lawyer Successfully Defends Clients in Perth Amboy And Across New Jersey

When you are developing a strategic defense, understanding the tactics of the offense is invaluable. This critical insight and experience is what criminal defense attorney Anthony J. Vecchio brings to each case. As a former New Jersey prosecutor, he has in-depth, personal knowledge of all the methods employed by prosecutors to mount a case. He uses this information to develop customized, strategic defenses that successfully refute the charges brought against his clients. 

With a track record of success and a reputation for excellence, the Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio, LCC aggressively protect the rights of New Jersey residents accused of crimes, with a demonstrated track record of successful outcomes. To learn more about how the Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio can help your case, schedule a free confidential consultation with a member of our team to discuss your case.

Highly Rated Perth Amboy Criminal Defense Lawyer Has Extensive Experience Handling All Kinds Of Criminal Cases

At the Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio, LLC, we believe that experience matters, particularly as it pertains to handling a legal matter. Afterall, you wouldn’t hire a doctor to perform surgery if they had never performed the procedure before.

Our highly rated criminal defense team has extensive experience handling all kinds of criminal cases. Some examples of the cases we handle include the following:

Drug Charges

Property Offenses

DUI/DWI Offenses 

Disorderly Persons Offenses

Violent Crimes

Domestic Violence Offenses

Financial Crimes

Weapons Offenses

  • Red flag law
  • Unlawful possession of a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose
  • Possession of hollow point bullets 

Sex Offenses

Post Conviction 

Have questions about the particular charge you are facing and the strength of the case against you? We are here to answer your questions. Schedule a free case evaluation with a member of our team to learn more about your rights, the legal process, and how the Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio, LLC can help your case.

Highly Regarded Criminal Defense Lawyer Offers Compassionate Counsel And Strategic Defense

At the Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio, LLC, we understand how stressful, overwhelming, and frightening it can be to be charged with a crime. And with our criminal defense team, your anxiety is met with compassionate counsel. We answer all of your questions, address your concerns, and openly communicate with you about the merits of your case. Our team is readily available throughout the legal process via phone, email or text.

In addition to compassion and personal attention, our criminal defense team also aggressively fights the charges against you. We develop a personalized strategic defense for each case, applying in-depth knowledge of the law, insight into prosecutorial tactics, and years of experience defending clients who are accused of crimes. Additionally, as a former prosecutor, attorney Anthony J. Vecchio draws upon existing professional relationships to negotiate behind the scenes and advocate on your behalf.

Arrange for a confidential consultation with our office to learn more about our practice and the services we provide.

About Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Perth Amboy, New Jersey, is considered part of the New York metropolitan area, and is located in Middlesex County. Known as the “City by the Bay”, Perth Amboy is home to 52,347 residents.

The majority of the crimes reported in Perth Amboy are property crimes: a total of 721 incidents were reported in 2018. In the same year, there were 530 crimes of larceny/theft reported. Reported violent crimes totaled 165 incidents in 2018, and there were 126 reported burglaries. Reports of motor vehicle theft in 2018 totaled 65, and robberies reported that year stood at 53 incidents.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Criminal Defense Strategies For Clients In Perth Amboy, New Jersey

FAQ: How long does a criminal case usually take?

No two criminal cases are exactly alike so the best answer to this question is that the length of time for a criminal case depends on the complexity of the individual case. A simple misdemeanor charge, for example, may be resolved in a period of a few weeks or perhaps a month. A felony case, on the other hand, may last for several months or even a year. In some criminal cases, the prosecutor may make a reasonable plea offer early in the legal process, which can end the case much earlier than if the case went to trial. To learn more about the specific charges you are facing and what to expect in your case, schedule a confidential consultation with our experienced criminal defense team.

FAQ: What is a plea bargain?

A plea bargain is a legal agreement made between a defendant and a prosecutor. In a plea bargain, the defendant agrees to plead guilty or “no contest” — known as nolo contendere. In exchange, the prosecutor agrees to reduce the charge to a less serious offense, drop one or more charges, or to recommend an agreed upon sentence to the judge. A plea bargain affords both the prosecution and the defense with some level of control over the outcome of the case. Plea bargains are quite common; more than ninety percent of convictions are the result of negotiated plea deals. Criminal trials themselves can take weeks or months, and guilty pleas can be arranged quite quickly, leaving both the prosecutor and the defendant with a result that is agreeable.

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    “Mr. Vecchio was very thorough and efficient. His team was accommodating and the ultimate outcome was better than expected. Mr. Vecchio kept me up to date with every detail via emails and text messages. An all around good guy and family man.”
    “I have been working with Anthony on my husband’s out of state case for a few days now. He is punctual and doesn’t make you feel like you are asking too many questions in such a stressful time. He knows exactly what is happening before you even tell him. He is very professional and treats you like a human at the same time with the most respect.”
    "Anthony was instrumental in making the worst time in my life manageable. He's smart, intuitive and most of all he gave me peace of mind. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a sharp, progressive attorney who knows how to navigate the law."

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