Municipal Court

Municipal Court Charges Attorney Camden NJ

Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer Fights Municipal Charges for Clients in Camden County and Throughout South Jersey

Some people don’t take municipal courts seriously and, therefore, often try to “go it alone.” When facing serious charges, including driving while intoxicated (DWI), assault or harassment charges, or local law violations such as barking dogs or disturbing the peace, many people show up in court without legal representation. Unfortunately, they soon find out they’ve made a costly mistake. You could be facing six months in jail, as well as high fines.

Have you been charged with any of the following:

  • Traffic offenses (including reckless driving, driving with a suspended or revoked license)
  • DWI/DUI
  • Disorderly persons
  • Distracted driving (texting or using a cell phone while driving)
  • Leaving the scene of an accident
  • Simple assault, harassment or terroristic threats
  • Writing bad checks on bank accounts with insufficient funds
  • Municipal ordinance violations such as disturbing the peace, barking dogs or building code violations
  • Neighborhood disputes
  • Shoplifting

Serious charges heard in municipal court have severe consequences. Rest assured, you will have a much easier time negotiating with a local prosecutor or appearing before a judge with a knowledgeable, experienced defense lawyer by your side. Camden County defense lawyer Jill R. Cohen, Esq., will represent you in any municipal court throughout New Jersey. She knows how to speak with prosecutors, having been a former Camden County assistant prosecutor herself. She is your best chance at beating your charges or at least having them downgraded to charges with lesser penalties. Ms. Cohen will explain the options available to you so you can avoid a criminal conviction.

Aggressive Municipal Court Lawyer Fighting Traffic Violations, Disorderly Conduct, Drug Possessions and More

While there is no way to prove local police departments set out to issue tickets to generate more income for municipalities, it often seems like cops are being especially attentive while on patrol. There seem to be speed traps everywhere and seeing flashing lights on roadways throughout South Jersey is not uncommon these days.

If you were pulled over and ticketed, you need an aggressive defense lawyer in court with you fighting your charges. Jill R. Cohen has had considerable success negotiating with prosecutors to get traffic tickets dismissed entirely or downgraded to no-point tickets. She knows the people who work in the local courts, and, often, on the municipal level, relationships are critically important when fighting serious traffic violations and criminal charges. Ms. Cohen’s experience in trying serious criminal charges makes her especially suited to help you.

Additionally, she is fiercely protective of her clients’ rights. For example, if your traffic stop occurred without provocation or justification, Ms. Cohen will determine whether your right to freedom from unlawful search and seizure was violated. If so, she may be able to get your case thrown out.

Aggressive Defense Lawyer Fights Serious Municipal Charges in Towns Throughout South Jersey

Being convicted of any New Jersey crime is serious business and should be handled as such. When you are facing any municipal charges or a ticket for a serious traffic violation, including drunk driving or texting while driving, contact a knowledgeable and experienced Camden County defense lawyer to arrange a free initial consultation. Protect your freedom through aggressive defense of your constitutional rights after you have been accused of any municipal crime.

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Regardless of the incidents that led up to your arrest, every resident of New Jersey has the constitutional right to a fair trial. If you have been arrested or are being investigated, you need sound legal advice. Contact me today.

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