Hudson County Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been charged with a crime in Hudson County, or if you are facing the severe consequences of a DUI or DWI arrest, it is important that you speak with a Hudson county criminal defense lawyer or Hudson County DWI lawyer as soon as possible. While it may be months until your trial, there are some steps in your case that will happen quickly, and seeking legal representation now is the best way to reduce your risk for life-altering consequences.

Scott Gorman is a Hudson County criminal defense attorney who represents adults and juveniles charged with DUI/DWI, drug crimes, domestic violence, and other crimes in New Jersey. With more than a decade of experience, he knows what to expect when dealing with state prosecutors, and he knows what it takes to secure a favorable result at trial. Attorney Scott Gorman can help you, but only if you pick up the phone. For a free and confidential consultation, call 201-489-9199 now.

Proven Hudson County Criminal Defense Lawyer for Criminal, Drunk Driving, Juvenile and Expungement Cases

In New Jersey, DUI/DWI and all criminal offenses carry the potential for fines and jail time. Many offenses carry additional penalties as well. Regardless of the offense for which you have been arrested, a conviction could stay with you for the rest of your life, and mitigating the long-term consequences of your arrest should be your top priority.

Criminal Defense

Unlike other states, New Jersey does not classify crimes as felonies and misdemeanors. Instead, we have “indictable offenses,” “petty disorderly persons offenses,”and “disorderly persons offenses.” The penalties for petty disorderly persons offenses can be up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine. If you have been charged with an indictable offense, you could be facing years or decades in prison and tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence offenses include assault, kidnapping, child abuse, stalking, and sexual assault. When committed against a spouse, partner or other household member, these crimes carry enhanced penalties. Unfortunately, false accusations are common, and defendants are often forced to defend against made-up allegations.

Driving Under the Influence (DUI/DWI)

If you were arrested for drunk driving, you are facing a substantial loss of your driving privileges. You are also at risk for significant financial penalties, and a DUI/DWI conviction can impact virtually all aspects of your life. In order to protect yourself, you need an experienced Hudson County DUI lawyer.

Drug Crimes

Attorney Scott Gorman has experience representing clients charged with all types of drug crimes. He handles cases involving cultivation, manufacturing, trafficking and possession with intent to distribute marijuana, heroin, cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine, prescription pills and other drugs.


In New Jersey, many, (but not all), criminal convictions will eventually be eligible for expungement. If your conviction is eligible, having your record wiped clean could truly change your life.

Juvenile Defense

Minors face unique challenges when charged with juvenile offenses in New Jersey. If you or your child needs juvenile defense, contact us to discuss your case in confidence today.

Request a Free Initial Consultation with a Hudson County Criminal Defense Lawyer at The Gorman Law Firm

If you have a court date in Hudson County, do not wait until it is too late to seek legal representation. To schedule a free initial consultation with criminal defense lawyer Scott Gorman, call 201-489-9199 (Hackensack) or 973-796-3800 (Morristown) now.

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