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Student Lawyers for College, University, and High School

If you are a student at the University of Delaware it is expected that you will adhere to local Newark, Delaware laws, rules, regulations and ordinances. If you violate any local laws you are subject to local penalties and consequences imposed by the City of Newark, Delaware. In addition, you may be sanctioned by the University of Delaware for violating the Student Conduct Policy.

If you have been charged with breaking any laws in the City of Newark, Delaware it is in your best interest to consult with a Newark, DE College Crime Defense Lawyer. Call me, Newark, DE Criminal Attorney Brian J. Chapman at 302-656-2528. You an also contact a University of Delaware Criminal Lawyer via email by clicking here. I am a University of Delaware alum and am very familiar with laws regarding student crimes in Newark, Delaware, I will use my experience, knowledge and resources to help guide you through the legal process.

Common Crimes Charged Against U of D and Delaware State Students

Alderman’s Court #40 in Newark Delaware

If you have been arrested and charged with crimes in Newark, Delaware for alcohol related crimes, trespassing, disorderly conduct or traffic violations you will have to go to Alderman’s Court #40 located at 220 Elkton Road, Newark, Delaware 19711. Should you choose to retain an attorney they may accompany you to any appearances you have to make at Alderman’s Court.

Probation Before Judgement in Newark Delaware

Certain crimes and violations in Newark, Delaware allow you to enter a guilty or no contest plea on a Probation Before Judgment (PBJ) basis. WIth PBJ any further legal action will be postponed indefinitely and you will be placed on unsupervised probation for a period up to 12 months. If you stay out of trouble for that period of time no further legal action will be taken. Should you get arrested again the probation is removed and you will be penalized as though you were never given the probationary period. Probation Before Judgement (PBJ) is normally only an option for those who are first time offenders.

How a Newark Delaware Student Crime Lawyer Can Help You

By virtue of being arrested by the University of Delaware police you may have to face criminal charges in Alderman’s Court. In addition you are subject to penalties imposed by the University of Delaware Office of Judicial Affairs.

Being charged with a crime or misdemeanor in Newark, Delaware can ultimately jeopardize your academic future with the University of Delaware if a conviction is the end result. An attorney can help protect your rights in court. They can also ideally get your charges dismissed or dropped altogether if the circumstances and your criminal history allow for it.

What a Newark, Delaware College Student Crime Attorney cannot do is help you regarding university administrative hearings unless you have been charged with a felony of some sort.