Criminal Law

Criminal Law Attorneys 

Bergen County New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys

Rutherford NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers

At the law offices of Bruno and Ferraro our criminal defense practice is focused on protecting the rights of our clients with strategic, experienced and results-driven advocacy. From your initial consultation through the final resolution of your case, we focus on protecting your rights and preventing the consequences of a criminal conviction. 


We provide superior service during every phase of defending a criminal case – from investigating the crime scene, conducting the most up-to-date legal research, consulting with the most qualified experts, vigorously defending you in the courtroom, to negotiating on your behalf with prosecutors in the State, Federal, and Municipal courts of New Jersey.

Our criminal defense attorneys handle misdemeanor and felony charges related to:

Serious Felonies Resulting in Death or Serious Bodily Injury:

  • Murder and Attempted Murder
  • Felony Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Death by Auto
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Assault

Serious Felonies Not Resulting In Death:

  • Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Carjacking
  • Arson
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Kidnapping
  • Criminal Restraint
  • Theft
  • Theft by Deception
  • Receiving Stolen Property
  • Shoplifting
  • Resisting Arrest

Drug Offenses:

  • Drug Manufacture, Distribution, or Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • Drug Possession
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

Weapons Offenses:

  • Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose
  • Unlawful Possession of a Weapon
  • Certain Persons Not to Possess a Weapon

NonViolent White Collar Crimes:

  • Official Misconduct
  • Fraud
  • Bribery
  • Computer Crimes
  • Perjury, False Swearing, Hindering Apprehension and Obstruction of Justice
  • Health Care Claims Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud

Sexual Offenses:

  • Aggravated Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Contact
  • Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
  • Lewdness

Domestic Violence Offenses:

  • Terroristic Threats
  • Stalking
  • Contempt

Municipal Court:

  • DWI/ DUI
  • Traffic tickets
  • Disorderly Persons Offenses
  • Petty Disorderly Offenses
  • Conditional Discharges

In addition to representing clients charged with serious violations of New Jersey’s Criminal Code, our attorneys also have extensive experience with municipal court matters. Our criminal defense attorneys have represented innumerable clients charged with crimes and driving offenses in Municipal Court. The attorney’s collective experiences with New Jersey Municipal Courts enable them to address any type of charges filed in a municipal court

If you have been charged with either misdemeanor or felony criminal offenses in the state of New Jersey, a criminal defense lawyer from our firm in Bergen County can help. Contact our office at 1-844-4BF-LEGAL (423-5342) to learn how we will ensure you understand your rights and the legal procedures impacting your case.