The New Jersey Judiciary has worked with the County of Essex, including its Prosecutor’s Office, to establish a Special Remand Court. The purpose of the Special Remand Court is to provide a municipal court like court where county prosecutors can quickly resolve indictable crimes. If you received a notice to appear in Essex County Special Remand Court in Newark NJ, an attorney who has experience appearing in this venue can help you insure that a felony criminal record is avoided. The reason is because our Remand Court defense attorneys overwhelmingly get third or fourth degree crimes, which are felony offense that can result in 18 months and 5 years in state prison, downgraded to misdemeanors. If you or your loved one has received a notice to appear at Special Remand Court and would like to discuss this matter with knowledgeable criminal lawyer, call us for a free consultation at 973-710-1520.
What Is The Difference Between Special Remand Court & Central Judicial Processing?
Essex County Central Judicial Processing, also referred to as CJP, is the place where all indictable crimes are initially heard in the county. In contract, Special Remand Court is the venue where indictable cases that have been specially selected by the county prosecutors, usually those of the fourth degree and third degree only, are heard for early disposition.
Who Handles Cases At Special Remand Court?
Since the charges heard at Remand Court originated as felony offenses, the state is represented at these proceedings by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. However, as previously stated, the court is run much like a local municipal court with Honor Anthony J. Frasca, the Presiding Municipal Court Judge in Essex County, presiding over all proceedings.
Can Jail & Other Penalties Be Imposed At Remand Court?
Yes. The Court has authority to impose all those penalties that are permissible by law. What this means is that you can face jail, probation, fines and any other penalties.
Contact Information For Special Remand Court:
Special Remand Court
50 West Market Street
Newark NJ 07102
Newark NJ Special Remand Court Defense Attorneys
If you or someone you love are facing indictable charges that you think are appropriate for a downgrade to the Special Remand Court or you have received notice that your pending charges have been referred to this court, contact the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall. Our firm employs a team of defense trial attorneys equipped to handle any criminal matter. With over 100 years of cumulative experience as well as a plethora of resources at our fingertips, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can handle your case from start to finish. For your free initial consultation, dial 973-710-1520 today and speak with an attorney about your charges and how they relate to Essex County’s Special Remand Court.