New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Discusses ACD Adjournments
As an experienced New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney I am often asked about ACD adjournments. Adjournments in Contemplation of Dismissal, commonly known as ACDs or ACODs, are not normally part of the lexicon of New Jersey practice. There are certain municipal courts, however, that do recognize the concept of an ACD or an ACOD, which essentially means a period of time will pass from the time you got arrested and went to court until such time that the prosecutor was comfortable with having a case dismissed.
Most commonly, these waiting periods are used in domestic violence cases, where an individual gets arrested for domestic violence, they go to court, and the prosecutor can speak to the attorney, sometimes the alleged victim, and put a period of time that they’re comfortable with.
Are you curious about ACD adjournments? If so, contact the experienced New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Carl Spector.