Mansfield NJ DWI, Traffic & Criminal Lawyers
The northeast Burlington County municipality of Mansfield, has an exceptionally high number of major roadways that run through its 21.9 square miles. The New Jersey Turnpike, Interstate 295, U.S. Routes 206 & 130 all pass through Mansfield Township drawing thousands to the municipality. The town has a much higher traffic volume and amount of motor vehicle violations than you might expect. For anyone experiencing the misfortune of a summons or ticket for a serious traffic offense, there is no substitute for a skilled attorney. At The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, the lawyers represent one of the most experienced criminal and motor vehicle defense teams in the state. We feature a team of former prosecutors and several attorneys who have at least twenty (20) years in practice. To speak to a lawyer on our staff, call us at 856-234-8900 for a free consultation.
Mansfield Municipal Court Information
The Mansfield Municipal Court is located at 3135 Route 206 South, Suite 2, Columbus, New Jersey 08022. Requests for adjournments or any other inquiries can be directed to Colleen Guarrera, the Court Administrator. The office of the court is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and can be reached at 609-298-0542, ext. 1023. Court sessions are conducted the first four Thursdays of each month under the guidance of Judge Dennis P. McInerney. George Morris is the prosecutor of the Mansfield Municipal Court. The initial appearance date that is contained on your summons or complaint is for purposes of arraignment. This proceeding is to advise you of your charge(s), right to counsel, and to take your plea of guilty, not guilty, or guilty with an explanation. If you are unable to appear at this or any other scheduled hearing date, it is imperative that you advise the court, otherwise, a warrant shall be issued for your arrest. Once our firm is retained, our lawyers take care of all necessary communications with the court, including coordination of appearance dates.
Charges in Mansfield New Jersey
An extraordinarily high number of reckless driving, driving while suspended, careless driving, driving without insurance and other motor vehicle summonses are issued in Mansfield considering its limited population. The Mansfield Police Department and the New Jersey State Police patrolling the portion of the Turnpike falling within the town issued 7,221 traffic tickets for moving violations last year. There were an additional 64 DWI and DUI complaints written during the same period. In terms of criminal complaints, 259 disorderly persons offenses and 92 indictable crimes were filed. Mansfield Municipal Court has authority to hear and decide all complaints alleging traffic and disorderly persons offenses. Felony cases involving first, second, third and fourth degree crimes must be referred to the Burlington County Superior Court for handling.
Defense Attorney, Mansfield Township
Defending a Mansfield criminal offense or traffic charge is something that typically requires an experienced attorney if your objective is success. Our attorneys have exceptional qualifications, including years of service in both the defense and prosecution capacity. Skills have been developed and refined over thousands of cases just like the one you are probably facing in Mansfield Municipal Court or the Mt. Holly Superior Court. To discuss the facts surrounding your arrest or charge and what we believe can be accomplished, you can call us any time at 856-234-8900. The consultation with a lawyer at the firm is free of charge. An attorney is ready to help you now.