Criminal Defense & DWI Attorneys in Maple Shade NJ
Almost one thousand criminal offenses were filed in Maple Shade NJ last year. This is a sizable number when you consider that the municipality is less than 4.0 square miles. The police department is also busy issuing traffic tickets given the 2,532 that were filed with the Maple Shade Municipal Court. These summonses included allegations of DWI, reckless driving, and driving while suspended or without insurance. At the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, our attorneys have decades in practice defending all sorts of municipal court charges. Our experience also includes defending indictable crimes at the Burlington County Superior Court. To speak to a former prosecutor and skilled defense lawyer at our firm, call 856-234-8900 for a free consultation.
Offenses Filed In Maple Shade Township, New Jersey
The State of New Jersey maintains data on the criminal, DWI and traffic violations filed in Burlington County each year. The most recent information provided for the Township of Maple Shade was for the one year period ending June 2014. While there were only 34 DWI violations issued, there were 3,628 traffic summonses in total. The criminal complaints totaled 996 with 635 disorderly persons offenses for an assortment of violations including harassment, disorderly conduct, marijuana possession and assault related offenses. There were 259 indictable crimes of first, second, third and fourth degree filed over the same period. This would encompass all CDS/drug distribution cases, aggravated assault, weapon, theft and sex crimes. Authority to decide matters of this severity is held by the Burlington County Superior Court in Mt. Holly.
Maple Shade Municipal Court Information
Address: 200 Stiles Avenue, Maple Shade, New Jersey 08052
Telephone Number: 856-779-9610
Court Sessions: 2nd, 3rd & 4th Monday at 5:00 p.m.
Judge: Honorable Corey E. Ahart
Court Administrator: Lisa R. Gonteski, MCA
Violations Clerk: Marion Severns
Prosecutor: Daniel Gee, Esq.
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Maple Shade NJ Criminal Lawyer
Maple Shade Township has some major roadways that pass through it including Route 38, Route 41 and Route 73. These are the source of a large percentage of the encounters between police and those ultimately arrested for criminal and traffic offenses. If you think that your rights were violated because of an illegal stop or search, we certainly are qualified to represent you. In fact, it is in your best interest to contact our attorneys even if you are totally guilty as we can often successfully defend municipal court cases where a conviction is totally avoided. A lawyer at the firm is always available 24/7 to speak to new clients. To take advantage of the opportunity for a free consultation, call us at 856-234-8900.