A criminal conviction is a serious matter, with potentially dire consequences. If you are under investigation or already charged with a disorderly person’s offense or crime in Maplewood, New Jersey, it’s advisable that you retain competent legal counsel as soon as possible, so your attorney has adequate time to gather all the evidence and prepare an effective defense strategy. At the Law Offices of John F. Marshall, we have a strong commitment to protecting the rights of individuals charged with criminal offenses. Our seasoned defense attorneys have decades of experience providing capable legal counsel to individuals throughout New Jersey.
Charges in Maplewood Municipal Court
The court is located at 1618 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ. The Court Administrator is Ryan X. Bancroft and the Judge is the Honorable Stanley M. Varon, J.M.C. The prosecutor is Annette DePalma. The Maplewood Municipal Court conducts sessions on Mondays at 5 pm. and the third Thursday of the month at both 9:30 a.m. & 3 p.m. The official website of the court can be accessed by clicking here.
Criminal Law in Maplewood, New Jersey
Our criminal defense practice covers a wide range of criminal matters in Maplewood, New Jersey, to include traffic violations, municipal court offenses, and matters heard in Superior Court. We offer representation for traffic citations, disorderly person’s offenses and more serious crimes. Some of the charges we handle include shoplifting, theft and fraud, drug charges, threat and assault charges, domestic violence, weapons offenses, disorderly conduct, and criminal mischief. For persons seeking to remove arrest and conviction records, we also offer expungement services. The crime index rate in Maplewood is slightly lower than that of the state of New Jersey. Thefts and burglaries were the most prevalent crimes in Maplewood in 2012. The city experienced a significant increase in crime between 2011 and 2012. Hate crimes were virtually tied with that of the state in 2011, and almost triple the national rate.
About Our Defense Attorneys
The list of our accomplishments, accolades and credentials is lengthy and impressive. From our plea bargaining skills and our trial experience, to our extensive knowledge of the criminal codes and the relevant prosecutorial procedures, we offer comprehensive, sound legal counsel for a number of Maplewood criminal offenses. Several members of our defense team served as county and municipal prosecutors throughout New Jersey prior to joining our firm. This experience is a beneficial addition to our knowledge base, giving us, and you, a valuable advantage for dealing with the prosecutors seeking a conviction on your case. The Law Offices of John F. Marshall is dedicated to providing you with personalized, effective criminal defense representation from start to finish.
Contact Our Law Firm
You need a competent defense attorney on your side to ensure the most advantageous strategies for your Maplewood criminal case. Turn to the criminal defense team of John F. Marshall for this skilled representation. Call us at 973-710-1520 today to schedule you free initial consultation.