Need a Criminal Lawyer in Mount Laurel NJ
February 25, 2020
Mount Laurel is by far one of the most popular towns in all of Burlington County. That is due in large part to access to major roadways like the New Jersey Turnpike and 295, shopping plazas, and new home construction developments. However, with all of these residents and commuting travelers, Mount Laurel is also one of the most active towns for criminal charges and traffic violations in Burlington County. The majority of the traffic and criminal charges that we tend to see in the Mount Laurel involve Driving While Intoxicated, Drug Possession, Simple Assault, Harassment and Theft.
Have you or a love one been placed under arrest by the Mount Laurel Police Department or a New Jersey State Trooper and were given a summons to appear before the Mount Laurel Municipal Court? If so, we strongly encourage you to contact an experienced Mount Laurel Criminal Lawyer to learn more about your case and the “in-and-outs” of the Mount Laurel Municipal Court. Do not feel to ashamed or embarrassed about a first time arrest. We understand and appreciate how this experience and impact you and will discuss what options you have to protect your future interests. Please contact our Marlton Office today for a complimentary initial consultation with one of the attorneys here at Proetta, Oliver & Fay. We are happy to provide you with the answers to any questions you may be seeking.
Need a Local Mount Laurel Attorney for a Disorderly Persons Offense
Being pulled over and arrested for a criminal offense or serious traffic violation is frustrating enough. When you realize you will also have to appear before a judge in public to answer for these allegations, you may feel embarrassed or even concerned about what to do next. Every decision is important when dealing with the criminal justice system and having an experience criminal lawyer representing your best interest from the outset can have a significant difference.
The Mount Laurel Municipal Court only has jurisdiction over disorderly persons and petty disorderly offenses (also referred to as a “misdemeanor”). The court is located at 100 Mount Laurel Road. The court is in session on the second, third and fourth Tuesday at 9:00 AM and the first, third and fourth Wednesday at 9:00 AM. However the Court can be reached by phone or in person on Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Lawyer for a Felony Charge in Mount Laurel
For those individuals involved in more serious criminal offenses, you will end-up facing charges for a indictable “felony” offense at the Burlington County Superior Court located in Mount Holly, NJ. Felony charges are broken down into four different “degrees” which carry varying ranges of penalties. A few common examples of an indictable crime in Mount Laurel are Sexual Assault, Heroin Distribution, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Aggravated Assault, Burglary, Terroristic Threat and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
Please be aware that under New Jersey’s Bail Reform Act your indictable charges may result in your incarceration pending a formal Detention Hearing with the Burlington County Superior Court. If a friend or family member is being held pending a Detention Hearing, please contact our office at (609) 8508-284.
Mount Laurel Criminal Defense Lawyers
Proetta, Oliver & Fay is a New Jersey criminal defense firm with offices located near Mount Laurel. If you would like to speak to one of our Mount Laurel criminal defense attorneys today about your case, please contact please call 609.850.8284.