Benedict and Altman Law Firm - New Brunswick, NJ - Lawyers.com

Benedict and Altman

AV Preeminent

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Established in 1978

New Brunswick, NJ (view address)

Serving New Brunswick, NJ (view address)

AV Preeminent

Established in 1978

Benedict and Altman

Free initial consultation, Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving New Brunswick, NJ (view address)

About Benedict and Altman

Serving the criminal defense needs of the community since 1978

The firm has been included by U.S. News and World Report in their "Best Lawyers" and "Best Law Firms" issues, in the practice areas of "Criminal Defense - White Collar" and "Criminal Defense - Non-White Collar." For 2012, Best Lawyers named Mr. Benedict "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Criminal Defense - Non-White Collar. The same publication named Mr. Altman "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Criminal Defense - White Collar. All of the lawyers at Benedict and Altman are trial lawyers. Mr. Benedict and Mr. Altman have each tried innumerable criminal cases as prosecutors early in their careers, and as defense attorneys ever since. The firm...

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Serving the criminal defense needs of the community since 1978

The firm has been included by U.S. News and World Report in their "Best Lawyers" and "Best Law Firms" issues, in the practice areas of "Criminal Defense - White Collar" and "Criminal Defense - Non-White Collar." For 2012, Best Lawyers named Mr. Benedict "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Criminal Defense - Non-White Collar. The same publication named Mr. Altman "Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Criminal Defense - White Collar. All of the lawyers at Benedict and Altman are trial lawyers. Mr. Benedict and Mr. Altman have each tried innumerable criminal cases as prosecutors early in their careers, and as defense attorneys ever since. The firm represents clients who have been accused of any conceivable criminal offense. The firm also represents individuals in quasi-criminal proceedings such as driving while intoxicated and related traffic matters, and restraining order hearings pursuant to the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act.

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Areas of Law

  • Probate
  • Wills
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Appeals
  • DUI/DWI
  • Drug Crimes
  • White Collar Crime
  • Juvenile Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • Parole and Probation
  • Parole
  • Probation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Assault and Battery
  • Theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Weapons Charges
  • Wire Fraud
  • Misdemeanors
  • Murder
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Mail Fraud
  • Homicide
  • Felonies
  • Extortion
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Official Misconduct
  • Weapons Possession
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Bank Robberies
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Fraud
  • Corruption by Public Officials
  • Tax Offenses
  • Federal Crimes
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • Juvenile Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Trespassing
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Public Corruption.
  • Simple Assault
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Appeals.
  • Bribery
  • Burglary
  • Expungements
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Forgery
  • Hit and Run
  • Search and Seizure
  • Stalking
  • Victims Rights

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Firm Reviews

Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 2 reviews

Communication

5.0/5.0

Responsiveness

4.5/5.0

Quality of Service

5.0/5.0

Value for Money

5.0/5.0
  • Criminal Law

    Client Review for Philip Nettl  |  April 05, 2011

  • Criminal Law

    Client Review for Joshua D. Altman  |  January 14, 2011

    A wonderful caring man. Very attentive to your needs and an expert in his area.

    A wonderful caring man. Very attentive to your needs and an expert in his area. Read less


Legal Community Activity & Contributions

  • Do I Need a Lawyer If I know I Am Innocent?

    Jan, 11 2010 | Criminal Law

    It is not uncommon for people who are certain of their innocence of all charges levied against them to assume they can offer an explanation that will free them from all charges. With the understanding that the accused is innocent until proven guilty, individuals may believe that their innocence guarantees that proof of their guilt […]

  • Entrapment is a defense raised in criminal cases when the police induce the accused to commit a crime that he or she otherwise would not commit. A valid entrapment defense has two components: governmental inducement to commit the offense; and absence of the defendant’s predisposition to commit the crime. The defendant has the initial burden […]

  • Overview of “Miranda rights”

    Nov, 11 2009 | Criminal Law

    The Miranda doctrine requires the police to warn an accused that he or she has a right to remain silent, that any statement he or she makes can be used as evidence against him or her, that he or she has a right to the presence of an attorney during questioning, and if the accused […]

  • A defendant may defend his or her own case, but retaining an experienced NJ criminal defense attorney can be invaluable, particularly when the case involves more than a minor infraction. Criminal defense law can be confusing, and the state usually is well prepared to prosecute its cases. Besides simply presenting a defense, criminal defense lawyers […]


Firm Details

Year Established
1978
Firm Size
5
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    Free initial consultation
    Fixed hourly rates
    Fixed fees available

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