Cranford Criminal & Traffic Offenses

Cranford Criminal Lawyer & Former Prosecutor

Office Location: 216 North Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016

Cranford is a conveniently located suburb in northern central New Jersey. The proximity of Cranford to New York City and ease of access to the NJ transit rail system makes it an attractive alternative for those who work in the city but want the suburban lifestyle. Cranford is a family oriented town and, like many New Jersey townships, Cranford is densely populated. As a result, its municipal court usually has a crowded calendar of municipal court offenses. Whether it be a traffic summons, a criminal charge, or a DWI, it is important to realize that all convictions carry collateral consequences. The lawyers at our criminal defense firm know all too well that a bad choice can lead to big legal problems. Jonathan Marshall is a former Prosecutor, and he and the other attorneys at our law firm provide defense representation those arrested and charged with all motor, such as DWI, driving while suspended, driving while revoked, driving without insurance, reckless driving or leaving the scene of an accident. We also provide defend individuals receiving criminal complaints in Cranford. Each defense lawyer at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall understands the importance of exploring every possible avenue of relief, acknowledging the fact that a conviction for even a minor criminal offense can mar one’s record. There is no substitute for an experienced criminal attorney. An arrest can be a harrowing experience but the right lawyer can make all the difference. If you have been arrested, received a charge, or just need advice concerning litigation in Cranford, please contact our office at the number provided above. The information below pertains to the Cranford Municipal Court, and some of the more frequently charged criminal and traffic offenses.

Cranford Municipal Court

The Cranford Municipal Court has jurisdiction to decide non-indictable misdemeanor criminal offenses, referred to as disorderly persons offenses, and traffic offenses, including DWI. While individuals often believe that it is unnecessary to retain an attorney for representation in municipal court, there is no doubt that an experienced lawyer can prove invaluable in your defense. Indeed, the penalties associated with a criminal conviction, traffic summons, or DUI, can have significant long-term ramifications including license suspension, points on one’s drivers license, insurance surcharges and increases, and even jail. We encourage you to consult our individual practice pages on this site which provide helpful information regarding specific New Jersey Criminal Laws and the Cranford Municipal Code. Offenses frequently charged in Cranford include DWI, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Disorderly Conduct, Underage Drinking, Assault, Resisting Arrest, Fleeing an Officer, Obstruction, Hindering, Criminal Mischief, Harassment, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, Driving without Insurance or while Uninsured, Reckless Driving, Speeding and Refusal. A criminal defense lawyer from our law firm is happy to discuss your charges and you should not hesitate to contact our office as initial consultations are without charge.

The Cranford Municipal Court is Located at 8 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016. The Presiding Judge is the Honorable James M. Bell and the Court Administrator is Carol Campbell. The telephone number for the Municipal Court is 908-709-7242 and the fax number is 908-709-7244. The Court meets Monday evenings at 5:30 p.m. For additional information regarding Cranford Municipal Court, please consult

Directions to the Municipal Court of Cranford

From Garden State Parkway North: Take Exit 137 (Cranford) and proceed on State Highway Route 28 in the direction of Elizabeth. The roadway will merge into North Avenue. Proceed on North Avenue until it intersects with Springfield Avenue. Turn right onto Springfield Avenue and the Cranford Municipal Court is Located at 8 Springfield Avenue.

Individuals arrested and charged with a criminal or traffic offense in Cranford should not hesitate to contact our law office and talk to a criminal defense lawyer. Our attorneys are always available and willing to speak to new clients. Your questions will be answered by an attorney and you will be provided with the necessary information to decide how to proceed in your case. A lawyer is available to speak to immediately.

The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall is a criminal defense law firm located at 216 North Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016, that defends individuals arrested or charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, criminal mischief, harassment, hindering, obstruction, or fleeing an officer, DWI, DUI, Refusal, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Driving without Insurance or while Uninsured, Driving while Suspended or Revoked, Leaving the Scene, and Reckless Driving, in Cranford Municipal Court, 8 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016.