Cherry Hill NJ Municipal Court Attorneys
For those who have never been arrested and charged with a warrant, summons or DWI, appearing at the Cherry Hill Municipal Court for your charges can be a nerve-racking experience. Having an attorney represent you on you before the Cherry Hill Judge and Prosecutor may help protect your rights and relieve your stress. Whether you have been issued a summons for Driving While Intoxicated, Simple Assault, Theft, Marijuana Possession, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Harassment or Leaving the Scene of an Accident, call the Cherry Hill Criminal Defense Lawyers at Proetta & Oliver. We have represented clients in the Cherry Hill Municipal Court and throughout Camden County and South Jersey throughout our careers with great success. For a complimentary consultation with firm partner, William C. Fay, IV, please contact our office at (609) 832-3202 today. We are available 24/7 for your convenience.
What Happens at the Cherry Hill Municipal Court?
The Cherry Hill Municipal Court handles all criminal charges involving disorderly persons offense and petty disorderly persons offenses, traffic violations, DWI and DUIs, certain juvenile matters and municipal ordinance violations that occur in Cherry Hill. If you have been charged with one of these offenses, then you can expect to either appear at the municipal court or you may be able pay your ticket online. If your charge says a court appearance is required, then it will also list the date of your first appearance. You should not miss an upcoming scheduled court appearances, as criminal charges in municipal court can result in a warrant for your arrest and suspension of your driver’s license if you fail to appear.
Municipal court cases work differently from criminal proceedings in Camden County Superior Court, which is responsible for hearing indictable charges known as felonies in other states. In Cherry Hill Municipal Court, there will be a sole judge who presides over and ultimately decides your case if you choose to go to trial and litigate it. In other words, there will not be a formal indictment process as their is when you have been charged with a crime of the first, second, third, or fourth degree. You are entitled to have a trial in Municipal Court for criminal offenses and DWI charges. For more information on how a trial would work or what to expect at your court appearance, call (609) 832-3202 to speak with a lawyer who frequently litigates criminal cases in Cherry Hill.
Cherry Hill Municipal Court Information
The Municipal Court in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is located at 820 Mercer St. in Cherry Hill. With major roadways like 295, the New Jersey Turnpike, Route 70 and Route 38, it is no surprise that Cherry Hill is a heavily commuted area. In the past two years alone, the Cherry Hill Municipal Court has handled almost 50,000 traffic and DWI violations and 7,000 criminal charges. Additional court information can be found below:
Pro Se – Every Wednesday at 8:30 AM
820 Mercer St. Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Contact Information Number:
Phone – 856.488.7850 Fax – 856.488.7854
Municipal Court Judges: Jeffrey S. Karl, J.M.C., Adam Greenberg, J.M.C., Charles Shimberg, J.M.C.
Municipal Prosecutor: Steven Peterson, Esq.
Court Administrator: Frances Blaum-Naughton, C.M.C.A.
Criminal Lawyers in Cherry Hill, NJ
Our firm has handled countless Criminal and DWI cases throughout New Jersey, including Cherry Hill and Camden County. Firm Partner and NJ Former Deputy Attorney General, William C. Fay, IV, spent part of his career litigating cases on behalf of the State’s Attorney’s Office and will consult with your regarding your criminal charges for Shoplifting, Simple Assault, Marijuana Possession, Theft of Property, Criminal Mischief or Assault by Auto. For an immediate and complimentary consultation with Mr. Fay, please call our South Jersey Office at (609) 832-3202. We can be reached 24/7 to answer all of your questions.