Municipal Court

Municipal Court Lawyer in Monroe Township, NJ

Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Fights NJ Municipal Charges for Clients in Camden County, Gloucester 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 in South Jersey, 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. If you make this mistake, you could be facing six months in jail, as well as high fines.

Have you been charged with any of the following offenses in New Jersey?

  • 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 NJ 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 New Jersey criminal defense lawyer by your side. Camden County municipal charges defense lawyer Jill R. Cohen, Esq. will represent you in any municipal court throughout New Jersey, including Camden Municipal Court, Cherry Hill Municipal Court, Washington Township Municipal Court, and Atlantic City Municipal Court. She knows how to speak with prosecutors because she is 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 that you can avoid a criminal conviction and a criminal record.

Aggressive Camden Municipal Court Lawyer Fights NJ Traffic Violations, Disorderly Conduct, Drug Possessions and More

While there is no way to prove that local police departments set out to issue tickets to generate more income for municipalities, it often seems like some NJ 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 in Camden County, Gloucester County, Burlington County, or Atlantic County, NJ, you need an aggressive traffic ticket defense lawyer in court with you fighting your charges. Jill R. Cohen has had considerable success negotiating with South Jersey 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 with your NJ municipal court case.

Additionally, Attorney Cohen is fiercely protective of her clients’ rights. For example, if your NJ 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 before reaching the trial stage in municipal court.

Aggressive Gloucester Township Criminal Defense Attorney Helps Clients Beat Serious Municipal Charges in 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 in South Jersey, 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 NJ 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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