Glassboro Municipal Court

If you were arrested in Glassboro, NJ, it is important for you to have experienced legal representation. Whether your offense involves a DWI, traffic violation or a criminal charge, an accomplished defense lawyer can prove to be invaluable in avoiding a conviction. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall has a highly skilled criminal defense attorneys with extensive handling cases in Gloucester County. We have what it takes to reach a favorable outcome to your Glassboro Municipal Court or Gloucester County Superior Court charge(s). The truly rare credentials that our firm brings to the table include:

  • Over 200 years of combined experience handling criminal and other violations in Gloucester County and elsewhere in the state.
  • A team of ten (10) lawyers whose practice is dedicated exclusively to representing clients accused of DWI, disorderly persons offenses, domestic violence and serious motor vehicle charges.
  • Most members of our staff have in excess of 15 years in practice and have serviced as county or municipal prosecutors.
  • Former Directors of Major Crimes, Special Operations, Drugs Task Force, Juvenile Division and the entire Trial Division as county prosecutor’s offices.
  • Thousands of favorable outcomes defending clients arrested and charged with offenses like simple assault, bad checks, resisting arrest, burglary, aggravated assault and terroristic threats, to name a few.

Our Gloucester County Office can be reached at 856-818-4770 to discuss your Glassboro case with a knowledgeable criminal lawyer at our firm.  We encourage you to contact us with questions or to learn what we can do to help you avoid a finding of guilt.

Glassboro NJ Assault Defense Lawyer

Glassboro is a borough in Gloucester County, NJ, with a population of more than 18,000 people. Glassboro is home to Rowan University, a public university founded in 1923. The borough is bordered by several other municipalities, including Clayton Borough, Elk Township, Harrison Township, Mantua Township, Monroe Township, Pitman Borough, and Washington Township.

The Glassboro Municipal Court usually handles minor criminal matters, traffic citations, and municipal ordinance violations. The only criminal cases heard at the local municipal court level are disorderly persons offenses and petty disorderly persons offenses. Indictable felony charges involving jail exposure greater than six months are handled in Gloucester County Superior Court, which is located in Woodbury, New Jersey.

Other Helpful Links and Information about Glassboro NJ

  • To learn more about Glassboro, go to the Glassboro website.
  • The Glassboro Police Department is located at 1 South Main Street. They can be contacted at 856-881-1500. For more information about the Glassboro Police Department, view their website.
  • The Rowan University Department of Public Safety webpage can be found by clicking here.
  • For news and information on Gloucester County, check out the website.

Contact a Glassboro NJ DWI Lawyer for a Free Consultation

A mishap with the police in Glassboro can clearly cause some major issues in your life if it isn’t handled properly. The attorneys at our Gloucester County firm have the knowledge and skill to make certain that your criminal or motor vehicle case is thoroughly defended so that the best outcome is achieved. This may come from crafty plea negotiations, solid trial tactics or any number of other time tested tools possessed by our criminal lawyers. If you would like to speak to an attorney about an arrest in Glassboro New Jersey, call us at 856-818-4770. A lawyer is available to discuss your charges in a free consultation 24/7.

The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, 38 Cooper Street, Suite 204, Woodbury NJ 08096, defends clients charged in Glassboro NJ with aggravated assault, simple assault, burglary, disorderly conduct, marijuana possession, DWI, eluding, credit card theft/fraud, bad checks, shoplifting, CDS distribution, drug possession, illegal handguns, driving while suspended, reckless driving, speeding and other offenses.

Glassboro Municipal Court Information

The Glassboro Municipal Court is located at 1 South Main Street in Glassboro, NJ. The court office is open Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, and the court office can be contacted directly at 856-881-0383.

  • William J. Golden is the Judge.
  • John Armano is the Prosecutor.
  • Dawn DeFrancesco is the Court Administrator.
  • Court Sessions: Thursdays at 8:30AM & 1PM

For additional information on the Glassboro Municipal Court, visit the official municipal court website.

DWI Charges in Glassboro New Jersey

Whether you were arrested for DWI by the Glassboro Police or a public safety officer at Rowan University, a conviction will severely impact your life. You will lose your driving privileges and be suspended for 3-12 months for a first offense, 2 years for a second offense and 10 years for a third offense. There are also a host of other penalties including thousands in fines and assessments, an ignition interlock obligation and even the possibility of jail time (i.e. 2-90 days for a second offense and 180 days for a third offense). Ramifications as steep as these dictate that you hire the very best DUI lawyer you can find to defend you N.J.S.A. 39:4-50 charge.

The lawyers at our firm have exceptional qualifications to ensure you mount a potent defense to you DWI offense. Our DWI Department is led by Colin Bonus, an attorney who is among a handful statewide whose practice is dedicated 100%/exclusively to the defense of individuals arrested for DWI and DUI. Colin, as well as several others, are also Alcotest certified. Two individuals also hold instructor status in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, the alternative method used by police to prove intoxication when a breath or blood test is unavailable.

Glassboro NJ Disorderly Persons Offenses

A disorderly persons offense in Glassboro has the potential to cause more significant problems than you might think even though the charge is misdemeanor in nature. A conviction can result in fines and assessments exceeding a $1,000, a suspension of your license and even up to 6 months in the Gloucester County Jail. You will also be left with a criminal record that can impact your ability to obtain a professional license, maintain your immigration status and certainly obtain employment. This is why selection of the right attorney to defend a Glassboro disorderly persons offense is so important. Our lawyers are adapt in effectively defending just about any charge of this nature, including:

  • Obstructing the Administration of Law
  • Simple Assault
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Shoplifting
  • Bad Checks
  • Lewdness
  • Theft
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Marijuana Possession
  • Drug Paraphernalia

It is crucial that you take any criminal offense seriously so that you aren’t left with a negative impact. This is why you should enlist the services of an accomplished defense lawyer like those at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

Domestic Violence in Glassboro

A call to the police in Glassboro can mushroom into major problems when it involves an incident of alleged domestic violence. There are many reasons for this statement. First and foremost, a dispute takes on its own life once this occurs since the police can take whatever action they deem proper, including make an arrest and thereafter controlling whether or not a charge is prosecuted. Second, a domestic violence call can result in both a criminal offense and issuance of a restraining order. A temporary restraining order precludes any contact between the parties, a return to any shared residence and often visitation with the children of the relationship.

Hiring a lawyer with considerable experience defending clients at final restraining order hearings at the Gloucester County Superior Court in Woodbury, as well as criminal charges in the court system, is precisely what you need to ensure that your domestic violence case ends favorably.

The lawyers at our firm have the qualifications needed to protect you against entry of a final restraining order. We also have a formidable record in securing acquittals in simple assault, aggravated assault, terroristic threat and other criminal cases involving domestic violence. It obviously is in your best interests to take advantage of a free consultation with our attorneys if you are facing a Glassboro domestic violence charge.

Traffic Tickets in Glassboro Municipal Court

A traffic ticket can often have a much greater impact on your finances, driving privileges and liberty than anticipated. Our attorneys encounter individuals who are facing huge fines, surcharges, skyrocketing car insurance costs and even jeopardy to their license because they failed to properly handle a motor vehicle summons properly. Do not fall into the trap of overlooking the snowball effect that a Glassboro traffic violation can have on your future. Our lawyers will ensure that the ticket/summons is defended in a manner that ensures you do not have these types of issues. An attorney at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can help you beat a traffic charge for:

  • Speeding
  • Reckless Driving
  • Driving While Suspended
  • Careless Driving
  • Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle
  • Driving Without Insurance
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Failure to Observe a Trafficking Safety Device
  • Improper Passing

A former municipal prosecutor who has handled thousands of traffic cases is ready to help you achieve the most favorable result in Glassboro Municipal Court.

Arrested for a First, Second, Third or Fourth Degree Crime in Glassboro

The most charges charges that someone can face as a result of a Glassboro arrest are indictable offenses. These cases are those involving a crime of the first, second, third or fourth degree. If you were charged with a this type of violation, you will have to appear at the Gloucester County Superior Court because the local municipal court in Glassboro lacks jurisdiction to deal with crimes. There are hundreds of charges in the New Jersey Criminal Code but some have occasion to be frequently filed, including:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Burglary
  • Criminal Contempt (a.k.a. Violation of a Restraining Order)
  • Eluding
  • Theft by Deception
  • Distribution of CDS (e.g. marijuana, cocaine, heroin, lsd, etc.)
  • Drug Possession
  • Endangering the Welfare of a Child
  • Terroristic Threat
  • Assault by Auto
  • Illegal Handgun Charges
  • Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purpose

If you were arrested for an offense that is a first degree, second degree, third degree or fourth degree, a conviction exposes you to state prison. The term is 10-20 years for a first degree, 5-10 years for a second degree, up to 5 years for a third degree and up to 18 months for a fourth degree. Hiring an attorney who is skilled in defending Gloucester County criminal charges is an imperative if you find yourself in this situation. The lawyers at our firm are ready to discuss how we can help you now.

Direction to Glassboro Municipal Court

From NJ Turnpike: Take exit 3 and merge onto NJ Route 168 North (North Black Horse Pike) toward Camden.  Turn left onto West Browning Road in .8 miles. Continue straight onto Creek Road and turn left onto Harding Avenue. Make another left onto Leaf Avenue. You will merge onto NJ Route 42 South. Take exit 13 for NJ Route 55 South toward Glassboro/Vineland. Continue onto NJ Route 55 South and take exit 48 toward Ferrell/Glassboro. Turn left onto Ellis Street/Ellis Mill Rd. Turn right onto High Street West W. Turn left onto County Road 553 – North Main Street and the court will be to your left.

From The Atlantic City ExpresswayTake exit 41 for Berlin Cross Keys toward County Road 689 (Gloucester Township/Winslow Township). Turn left onto Berlin – Cross Keys Road. Continue onto Cross Keys By-Pass. Continue onto New Street East and then turn left onto County Road 553 _ North Main Street. The municipal court will be to your left.