Criminal Law

Whether you need a DWI lawyer, domestic violence attorney, or representation to fight a traffic ticket, a veteran criminal defense attorney offers the best possible outcome for your unique situation.

Criminal Defense Lawyer

A Former Monmouth County Prosecutor To Protect Your Rights

Any criminal offense or traffic violation may result in serious penalties and personal ramifications for you and your family. A skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney will aggressively challenge the evidence and work diligently to minimize the impact on your life.

Free, Honest Case Evaluation: (732) 774-1212

Based in Bradley Beach, New Jersey, the law firm of Keith, Winters, Wenning & Harris, LLC. provides capable representation for citizens throughout New Jersey, including Monmouth, Ocean, and Middlesex County.

Our criminal law attorney is eminently qualified to protect your rights and shield you from the worst consequences of municipal court or superior court charges:

Our firm also represents clients in administrative license suspension hearings (DWI or too many traffic tickets), bail reduction hearings, and record expungement of past events.

Aggressive Representation

We ensure that clients are fully informed of their rights, and examine your case for indications that the police exceeded their authority or violated your constitutional rights. If we find evidence of impropriety in traffic stops, searches and seizure, field sobriety tests, blood-alcohol tests, line-ups, interrogations, or other phases of your arrest, we seek to have charges dismissed or reduced, or raise those issues before a jury.

While we are skilled at negotiating favorable plea agreements, every case is prepared for the possibility of a trial, where we have a record of success. Our goal is to avoid the worst penalties: jail or prison, loss of license, heavy fines, mandatory treatment, and a criminal record.

Highly Qualified to Handle Your Defense

As a Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, Michael Wenning is recognized by the State of New Jersey for possessing considerable knowledge of criminal law, the requisite experience before a judge and jury, and the highest standards of professional conduct. He has practiced criminal defense in New Jersey for more than 25 years, including service as a Monmouth County criminal prosecutor.

Protect Your Rights: (732) 774-1212

Whether you need a DUI/DWI lawyer, domestic violence attorney, or representation to fight a traffic ticket, a veteran criminal defense attorney offers the best possible outcome for your unique situation. Contact Michael Wenning to discuss your case in a free initial consultation.

How Do You Choose The Best Attorney For Your Needs?

Attorneys practicing in this area:

Michael Wenning

  • Amy Harris was the divorce lawyer for a family member.  My family member does not speak English and we supported them through the process while having extensive contact with Amy.  Though divorce is a difficult, cumbersome, and stressful time in someone's life, Amy and her office helped elevate the burden by supporting my family member through the entire process.  Amy's quick communication, professionalism, and patience were imperative in helping my family member get a divorce and feel cared for throughout the process, particularly with the language barrier.  I additionally appreciated Amy's willingness to often explain in layman's terms what each step of the process was to help us and our family navigate and be available to talk to us anytime.  We thank Amy and her office for her work and help to our family.
  • My experience having Brian Winters represent me in my divorce was a very positive one. I genuinely appreciate all of the hard work and time that was invested in my case. His fees are very reasonable and he is considerate of his clients financial limitations. I’m extremely satisfied with the outcome.
  • I can't believe I'm saying this, I found a lawyer I truly like....Nestor Winters and his staff went all out with a very difficult case for me, their was unscrupulous, and he put them right in their place, wouldn't hesitate to call on them again, so should you....trustworthy!
    David J. Cindric
  • Brian Winters was with me at my divorce hearing. His kindness, knowledge, and professionalism were outstanding. (Read the full Thank You note here)
    Amy Harary
  • He is really is a excellent attorney. I dealt with others attorney's in Monmouth county and they are extremely money hungry and are not diligent with working for their clients. Mr. Wenning will truly go above and beyond for you.You can definitely trust him. Office staff very professional as well. If you need great attorneys call this law firm.
  • Nestor A. Winters was an absolute pleasure to work with through the hardest time in my life. Nestor was always professional, but was still supportive, Much like a friend in a tough situation.
    John W
  • We love Cipora! She has been wonderful in a time of struggle and pain. She has done her job to the utmost and has represented me in a professional way.
    Susan & Bobby M
  • Brenda was amazing! Thank you so much for everything! We are very happy with the representation we were given!
    Stephen R
  • Mrs. Harris took a complicated situation with my government pension and not only cleared it up in one fell swoop, in record time, but was very professional and helpful in designing the approach to take to resolve the situation. I look forward to working with her more in the future too :) thanks Bobby Foresta
    Bobby Foresta
  • I have utilized Amy's services on two occasions. Both were highly successful. Amy is an expert in her field and minimizes the impact of "gaming" by her adversaries. I highly recommend Amy.
  • Amy is truly professional in every step of the divorce process. She recently helped me resolve a child support issue and has provided expert counsel in my divorce matter over the past year. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Amy to anyone going through a divorce. Thank you Amy.
  • Brian was very informative, honest and sensitive to my issues and concerns. He did his best to represent me and was very professional and thorough. Divorce is a difficult process, but he was always compassionate.
  • Brian was professional and knowledgeable. He kept me informed and I trusted his advise in a most unusual divorce case. Most importantly, he listened to how I wanted this divorce to end with the family as intact as possible. He represented my interest while keeping proceedings civil and moving forward. I wholeheartedly recommend him.
  • Brian is accessible and happy to help with any concerns of the client. His fast responsiveness is admirable and appreciated.
  • “Ms. Hansel (Harris) was very helpful and successful with handling many years of back and forth child support issues. I would highly recommend her.”
  • “Amy represented me in my divorce and I felt a complete sense of comfort and overall security throughout the process. She consistently guided me every step of the way and kept me balanced! Amy truly has her clients best interest in mind. And even better, she is a wonderful person with a great big heart. Trust me, retain her. You will not regret it.”
  • Brian did an outstanding job handling my case. It started out pretty straight forward and became complicated over time. He was always professional and treated me with respect and consideration, not as just more billable hours. Brian was accessible and quickly responded to questions / concerns that I may have had throughout the process. I would recommend Brian Winters.
    Mike Alagna, Client
  • “Having worked in the legal world for over a decade, my expectations were very high when I had to retain an attorney. I was referred to Brian Winters and extremely impressed. He exceeded my expectations with his knowledge and ability regarding the details of my case. Extremely intelligent and capable in the area of NJ family law.”
    Amber Hosack , Client
  • Amy was very upfront and above board about what she could and could not accomplish. She kept me informed with constant updates and adhered to the timeline we established.