Hillsdale New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyers

While Hillside New Jersey is a beautiful place to live, it is not without its share of criminal activity. Individuals who live in this borough might find themselves involved in things such as heroin possession, terroristic threats, stalking, harassment and criminal mischief. When this happens these residents will benefit from the services provided by a Hillside, New Jersey criminal defense lawyer.

Hillsdale is a picturesque borough in the state of New Jersey. This borough which covers an estimated 2.9 mi.² of space calls itself home to more than 10,200 people the individuals that make up this borough come from a diverse background.The residents of this borough are politically active. Just over 6700 of the residents of this borough are registered voters. The government in Hillside New Jersey is set up like many of the other governments in boroughs across New Jersey. There is a six-member city Council, and a Mayor. Transportation for residents of Hillside is provided by both rail transport, bus transport, and for individuals with a vehicle road transport.

Hillside New Jersey Municipal Courts

Hillside Municipal Court, is held that the Hillside municipal building. This is located on 1409 Liberty Ave., Hillside, NJ. Court hours are the second and fourth Wednesday at 4 PM. The court is presided by the Hon. Lawrence Meyerson, P.J.M.C., and the city prosecutor is Dennis G. Harraka, Esq. The vast majority of the cases see in this court pertained to things like disorderly persons, and traffic and DWI cases.

Hillside NJ Residents and Marijuana Possession

At times, New Jersey residents mistakenly think that if they are found possessing marijuana that there is no hope for their case. Thankfully, this is far from the truth. If you speak with any marijuana possession attorney, in New Jersey they are going to be able to tell you clearly that New Jersey law requires that the marijuana that was seized from your home pass through a chain of custody. Basically what this means is that from your house, to the lab, the police evidence locker, to the courtroom there has to be a written chain of custody that documents who had possession of the marijuana that was seized from your home from the moment it left your house to the moment arrived at the lab. If police do not provide a chain of possession receipt to your marijuana possession attorney with the discovery package, it is possible that your attorney will be able to have the charges dismissed. Most people accused of marijuana possession have no idea that this law exist.

This is just a simple example makes it very clear why hiring Hillside New Jersey criminal defense lawyers is important. These lawyers understand the law in a way that an average citizen accused of a crime will not. A theft lawyer, for example, is going to be able to take steps to defend an individual accused of theft that the individual themselves may not even be aware are available. The same thing applies for an individual who is accused of carjacking, or of aggravated assault along with a host of other crimes. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall has over 100 years of combined experience on staff. If you have any further questions, please contact any one of our Bergen County Offices for a free initial consultation with any one of our eight criminal defense attorneys.