Camden County Criminal Defense Attorneys
If you are arrested and facing criminal charges in Camden County, NJ, you are in a precarious position. With police, prosecutors, and the full force of the New Jersey criminal justice system working against you, it can feel as though you are outnumbered and uninformed. The other side has more knowledge, resources, and experience with the legal process. That is, until you hire the right attorney. At our firm, our experienced Camden County criminal defense lawyers are dedicated to leveling the playing field. Find out how the highly skilled criminal defense team at our firm can help with assault crimes, drug charges, drunk driving and driving under the influence, sex crimes, weapons charges, theft crimes, juvenile offenses, and restraining orders against you or a loved one in New Jersey.
William Fay is a renowned criminal defense attorney who has been successfully defending clients charged with criminal and DWI offenses in Camden County and throughout New Jersey for years. As a former Deputy Attorney General with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Mr. Fay has used his extensive knowledge and experience prosecuting cases to provide superior defense representation that delivers results. Along with unparalleled representation, Mr. Fay’s passionate commitment to responsiveness and client engagement has allowed him to accumulate a lengthy list of satisfied clients, as well as a five star rating on Avvo, where real life clients post reviews about their experience working with him.
When Mr. Fay takes your case, he conducts a thorough investigation of the specific circumstances in order to build the most effective defense strategy. He employs his years of experience with criminal investigations to compile all potential evidence that may support your case. As a seasoned trial lawyer and former prosecutor, Mr. Fay knows how to build the most effective defense to combat the prosecution’s case and he works tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome.
Have You Been Charged with a Crime in New Jersey?
When you are facing a criminal charge, it can feel as though your entire life has been turned upside down. A pending court case and possible conviction can burden you and those you love constantly. Following your arrest, you are likely filled with questions about the specific allegations and potential penalties you’re facing if convicted of the charges. At our firm, we are here to tackle the challenge ahead and devise the most effective strategy to address your unique situation and ultimately, arrive at the best possible result. Our commitment is to assist you through this trying time so you can move on with your life.
Facing drug charges? Your top priority should be to protect your future. Our Camden County, NJ drug defense lawyers regularly defend clients charged with marijuana, cocaine, heroin, prescription drugs, and other controlled substance offenses in local courts. We are prepared to aggressively fight your charges for drug possession, intent to distribute, manufacturing, or trafficking in New Jersey.
Arresed for assault? An assault charge threatens more than your personal relationships, it threatens your livelihood and your very freedom. Those accused of assault and violent crimes in New Jersey face some of the most severe penalties allowed under our criminal code. It is vital to find the best lawyer to attack the prosecution’s case against you.
Charged with a theft crime? Being arrested for a theft related offense can be personally and financially devastating. The fines, restitution, and even jail time hanging over your head is no laughing matter. Get help from an attorney at our firm who understands the gravity of the situation and will defend you like their life depends on it.
Accused of a sex crime? You need a lawyer who will fight tirelessly to protect your reputation and defend your innocence. Get help protecting your rights and your freedom against sex crime allegations by contacting our experienced sex crime attorneys today.
Facing weapons charges? New Jersey has some of the most aggressive guns and weapons laws in the entire nation. Whether you are facing a single gun charge or have been arrested for weapons in conjunction with other charges for robbery, burglary, or assault, you need an attorney who can formulate the most vigorous defense.
From police investigations, to questioning, arraignments, bail hearings, pre-trial conferences, plea negotiations, and trials, our Camden County criminal defense attorneys will stand by you through every phase of the legal process, ensuring that you are informed and supported every step of the way. Utilizing deft negotiation and a ferocious trial strategy, you can rest-assured that your future is in good hands.
We know you may be overwhelmed, and we are here for you. Our criminal defense law firm uses all of the tools in our arsenal to fight for you. Contact us today for a free consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney serving all of Camden County and surrounding areas. If you have questions about a criminal case and want to discuss your specific situation, call 609-832-3202 for immediate assistance.
Areas Of Practice
Criminal defense attorney William Fay effectively defends clients charged with a vast array of criminal and DWI offenses, including:
New Jersey DUI
BAC or Higher
In New Jersey, a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.08% or higher is considered driving while intoxicated
Are First-Time Offenders
In 2011, 82% of those convicted of DWI in New Jersey were first-time offenders
Report driving after drinking too much
Among New Jersey residents, 1.5% admit to driving after drinking too much in the last 30 days
Of All Fatal Crashes in the U.S.
Drunk Driving accounted for nearly 31% of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S. in 2014
New Jersey is extremely aggressive in its DWI enforcement policy. Police are constantly patrolling to identify potential DUI offenders, and the State vigorously prosecutes those charged with driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of drugs. When charged with DWI or DUI in New Jersey, you are not entitled to a trial by jury. Instead, your case is heard and decided by a single Municipal Court judge.
DWI cases are highly nuanced, with a myriad of tests, procedures, and evidentiary requirements. From breathalyzer readings, to field sobriety tests, drug recognition experts, maps to identify school zone limits, and police observation periods, your attorney must be well-versed in all aspects of the law in this area in order to construct your best defense.
Without knowledgeable and experienced legal representation, a conviction for DWI can result in severe consequences. These offenses entail periods of driver's license suspension, as well as the potential for thousands of dollars in fines and court fees, attendance at a state-approved Intoxicated Driver Resource Center, an ignition interlock device installed in your vehicle, and even a jail sentence.
For additional information and a cost-free consultation about your DWI or DUI case, contact New Jersey Criminal Defense lawyer William Fay.
"Excellent criminal defense lawyer"
"William handled a matter for me and exceeded my expectations. He was excellent in all areas of the law and achieved an outstanding result. Best of all,he demonstrates honesty and integrity. I would highly recommend William and already have."
"I was so scared and nervous about my legal situation but Mr. Fay did an outstanding job with my case!!! I was so relieved with the outcome and he worked so hard for me! He was so calm and understanding and I’m so grateful for him. Thank you so very much for helping me! I am so grateful appreciative."
"All Charges Dropped & Expunged"
"William defended me in my marijuana + paraphernalia case, he had all charges dropped and expunged! Despite the fact I was long past conditional discharges/probation, etc. He has a sharp wit and a bright future ahead of him as an attorney. Thanks again Will!"
"Mr. Fay is a fantastic lawyer. He helped me during a very stressful time in my life. He was knowledgeable about my case and what my options were. He answered all my questions and was very reassuring. He was there waiting for me at the entrance on my court date and made me feel at ease. He worked with the prosecutor to reduce my charges. I got the best outcome I could have hoped for. I highly recommend Mr. Fay if you need a lawyer."
"I was arrested and summoned to court for possession of marijuana, even though I didn't have any on me. It was my first time getting in trouble and I was terrified and nervous. Mr. Fay came into court prepared and was extremely assuring. He made it very clear that he was going to fight for my case until the very end. He was extremely knowledgable about my case and the ways to resolve it. I would recommend Mr. Fay to anyone who has gotten into trouble."
"Excellent lawyer. Highly recommended."
"Mr. Fay is extremely caring and knowledgeable. He took the time to explain the entire process in a very clear manner and was a tremendous help during a stressful time. He was always available to take a phone call and really showed that he cared about me and my case. I highly recommend Mr. Fay as an attorney." "
"Great lawyer. Created a best possible outcome for my case."
"Amazing job, explains very clearly"
"He did a fantastic job on my case, making my penalty much less than I thought it could possibly be. He clearly understands what he is doing and can explain everything in a way that anyone can understand. Any questions I had were answered very clearly and he listened to all small details of my case."
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