Law Office of Michele Alcalde Esq.
Immigration & Criminal Law
Representacion Legal en Inmigracion y Criminalista
331 Newman Springs Road, Building 1 , 4th Floor, Suite 143,
Red Bank NJ 07701
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MUNICIPAL COURT
TRAFFIC AND CRIMINAL MATTERS
 
Ms. Alcalde has over ten years of experience in Municipal Court matters. She is an accomplished Municipal Court prosecutor, public defender and private defense attorney. She was recently appointed by the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Municipal Court Certification Committee. This seven-attorney member Committee is responsible for the examination process of all attorneys in New Jersey who seek to be certified as Municipal Court Trial Attorneys, which is a similar process for attorneys who become Certified Civil Trial Attorneys and Certified Criminal Trial Attorneys.
 
Ms. Alcalde’s defense of clients includes the following Municipal Court matters - traffic offenses and disorderly persons offenses:
 
  • Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) or Driving While Suspended/Revoked
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Drug Possession
  • Shoplifting and Theft offenses
  • Simple Assault, Harassment and Criminal Trespass/Criminal Mischief
  • All traffic offenses including speeding and other violations
 
 
IMMIGRATION DETENTION MATTERS
 
Michele specializes in criminal and non-criminal immigration cases. All detention-related cases in New Jersey are heard at either the Elizabeth Detention Center located at 625 Evans Street, Elizabeth, NJ or the Newark Immigration Court, located at the Peter W. Rodino Federal Building, 970 Broad Street, Newark, NJ. She represents immigration detainees in Bond Motions and Removal Proceedings at the following facilities:
 
• The Elizabeth Detention Center (Elizabeth, New Jersey)
• The Essex County Correctional Facility & Delaney Hall (Newark. New Jersey)
• The Hudson County Correctional Center (Kearny, New Jersey)
• The Monmouth County Correctional Institute (Freehold, New Jersey)
• The Ocean County Correctional Facility (Toms River, New Jersey)
 
 
NON-DETAINED MATTERS INVOLVING DEPORTATION / REMOVAL PROCEEDINGS
 
• Motions to Reopen and Appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
•Criminal deportation grounds and defensive applications with the Immigration Court
•Cancellation of Removal for lawful permanent residents and non-lawful permanent residents
• Waivers and Allegations of visa fraud and marriage fraud and misrepresentation
•Applications for Asylum, Withholding of Removal, and Convention Against Torture
•Review of I-751, applications for removal of conditions and residency
•U Visa Applications (victims of criminal activity)
•I-360, Battered Spouse and other related Petitions
 
 
OTHER PETITIONS / APPLICATIONS FILED WITH THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF USCIS
 
•Affirmative Applications for Asylum with the Department of Homeland Security
•Fiancé Visas and Family Petitions for Adjustment of Status in the USA or Consular (Embassy) Processing Abroad 
•I-751 Applications for Removal of Conditions on Permanent Resident Status
•N-400 Applications for Naturalization to United States Citizenship
•U Visa Applications for Victims of Violent Crimes and Criminal Activity
•I-360 Petitions for Battered Spouses and other related Self-Petitions
•I-601 Waiver Applications for Adjustment of Status Applications
 
 
CONSULTATIONS
 
Ms. Alcalde is available for consultations most days from Monday to Friday except federal holidays, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. She also offers Saturday appointments by special request from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. She provides in-office consultations by appointment only. She prefers in-person consultations due to the amount of documents that may need to be reviewed. Please contact us to schedule a consultation regarding your legal matters. Ms. Alcalde will look forward to meeting you in person. Please be on time or call ahead if you are running late.
 
 
FEES:
 
The Attorney charges for consultations as follows:
• Initial consultation $100.00.  (IMMIGRATION)
• Initial consultation $200.00 (CRIMINAL/DETAINED MATTER)
CONSULTATIONS ARE PAYABLE IN CASH AND LEGAL FEES ARE PAYABLE BY CASH, CHECK OR CREDIT CARD. If it is necessary to cancel or reschedule your consultation, kindly do so at least 24 hours in advance. All information received from you in any form will be kept strictly confidential and will not be released without your permission. Having an initial consultation with the Attorney does not establish an attorney-client relationship.
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