Laurel Springs is a small Camden County municipality located about 14 miles from the Walt Whitman Bridge. Despite its limited size, the Borough of Laurel Springs processes approximately 150 criminal cases and over 1,000 traffic violations, including DWI, driving on a suspended license, speeding, and other motor vehicle tickets. If you have been charged with an offense in this town, it is important that you retain an experienced criminal attorney as early as possible. Disorderly persons offenses like marijuana possession, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, simple assault and harassment expose you to up to six months incarceration, probation and other financial sanctions, especially when you have a prior history. A conviction for a serious traffic charge can also trigger significant penalties, even a suspension of your New Jersey driving privileges and jail. The attorneys at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall have the qualifications to avert a negative outcome. We have over 100 years of combined experience and several among our eight defense lawyers are former prosecutors. For a free consultation with an attorney on our team anytime 24/7, contact our Cherry Hill Office at 856-662-8300.
Laurel Springs Municipal Court Information
The Laurel Springs Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. The court has authority to decide traffic violations, ordinance infractions and disorderly persons offenses. Proceedings of the municipal court are conducted at 438 West Evesham Avenue, Magnolia, New Jersey 08049. This is also the site of the Magnolia Municipal Court. The court is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00. p.m. Jacquelyn Vicari, the Court Administrator, and the rest of the court staff may be reached at 856-784-3705 during these hours of operation. Sessions are conducted on the first and and second Wednesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. These Honorable Krisden McCrink presides over this Court and decides every Laurel Springs municipal court case. Indictable crimes of the first, second, third and fourth degree fall outside the jurisdiction of the Borough of Laurel Springs Municipal Court. Common varieties of charges of this severity include eluding, distribution of CDS, heroin possession, aggravated assault and terroristic threats. These violations must be referred to the Superior Court in Camden for resolution.
Criminal Defense Lawyers in Laurel Springs
It is important to retain the services of our criminal defense lawyers as early as possible in your case since failure to effectively defend the charge exposes you to potentially life changing ramifications. Do not make the mistake of entering a hasty guilty plea as this can easily create a snowball which effects you for years to come. For example, you may be impeded in securing employment, obtaining firearm permit or gaining citizenship with a record. Contacting an experienced Camden County Criminal Lawyer at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can help insure that you avoid needless penalties. In fact, an attorney at the firm can assist you in avoiding a municipal court conviction in a high percentage of cases. Call us at 856-662-8300 for an immediate consultation with one of our lawyers.