Northfield NJ Criminal Defense
If you received a summons complaint pursuant to an arrest or a traffic ticket following a motor vehicle stop in Northfield then you could be facing drastic penalties under the New Jersey law. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, is an Atlantic County criminal defense firm that handles both criminal and traffic charges in the Northfield Municipal Court. The firm handles charges involving a DWI, Marijuana Possession, burglary, shoplifting, simple assault and Driving While Suspended, just to name a few. Our firm offers you the care and attention of multiple criminal trial attorneys, some of which have spent parts of their careers prosecuting these same types of offenses in New Jersey. We are frequently able to employ our experience and resources to help our clients successfully resolve their charges by obtaining a downgrade or an outright dismissal. If you or someone you love have pending charges in Northfield, contact us for a free initial consultation or set up an appointment for an in-person consultation.
Northfield NJ Municipal Court Information
The Northfield Municipal Court and Violations Bureau are located at 1600 Shore Rd, Northfield, NJ 08225. The court maintains normal business hours Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for posting bail and making payments. If you have questions when to appear or how to get an adjournment of your upcoming court date you can contact the Northfield Municipal Court at (609) 641-2832, ext. 129 or ext. 130 and speak with the Municipal Court Administrator, Donna M. Clark, or Deputy Court Administrator, Barbara Harrington. Presiding over the Northfield Municipal Court is the Honorable John Rosenberger, J.M.C. He hears all matters before the Northfield Municipal Court including, traffic violations, Disorderly Persons and Petty Disorderly Persons Offenses, DWIs, and Municipal Ordinances Violations. If in the unfortunate event you have been charged with an indictable offense or felony, then your case will be heard at the Atlantic County Superior Court located in Mays Landing. Once there, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office will decide to either send it to Grand Jury and seek an indictment or downgrade and remand the charges so that they to be heard back in the Northfield Municipal Court. Hiring a criminal defense attorney before the case has been indicted could result in your charges being remanded back to the municipal court through negotiations with the prosecutor’s office.
Northfield, New Jersey
Northfield has a fairly busy municipal court. This is illustrated by the high number of traffic and criminal offenses that the court handles on a yearly basis. Between July 2012 and June 2013, the Northfield Police Department and New Jersey State Troopers issued over 1,200 criminal complaints and over 2,400 moving traffic violations. Those numbers are rather staggering considering that the town only has about 8,500 residents. The reason that that municipal court handles so many cases, specifically traffic, is because of the 46 miles of public roadways within Northfield, including Route 9 and 662. Motor vehicle stops on these roads often lead to marijuana possession or drug paraphernalia charges. If you would like to learn more about Northfield, NJ you can try visiting them at www.cityofnorthfield.org/
Arrested in Northfield NJ
The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall focuses its practice representing clients who have been charged with criminal and traffic offenses. Our clients often call us to help them handle municipal charges in Northfield involving heroin charges, robbery, harassment, prescription drug possession, DWI and CDS in a Motor Vehicle. If convicted of any of these charges you are facing serious consequences that could including probation, loss of driver’s license, large fines and a term of imprisonment in the Atlantic County Jail. Call the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall today and let us put our experience and resources to work for you. Contact our office today and receive your free consultation with an experienced criminal attorney.