Westwood New Jersey Criminal Lawyers

The state of New Jersey is one of the richest states in the United States of America. Surprisingly though, New Jersey is one of the states with some of the highest crime rates in the country. Crimes such as shoplifting, simple assault, terroristic threats, theft by deception and driving while intoxicated are common occurrences. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall has been representing individuals charged with both disorderly persons and traffic offenses in Westwood for over fifteen years. Our attorneys are highly qualified Westwood, New Jersey, Criminal Defense Lawyers and as a result are able to help their clients receive the best possible outcome while in court.

The Borough of Westwood New Jersey

The Borough of Westwood is situated in the North Eastern side of the state of New Jersey. During the early parts of the 19th century this area was called by the majority of people Pleasantville. It was in 1826 that Pleasantville became part of Harrington Township, and then in 1914 was named Washington Township. Finally, in 1875 the name of Pleasantville was changed to Westwood. Over the years this borough has continued to expand, and is now the home to almost 11,000 residents. The city has a vibrant downtown area, and for this it has received the nickname ‘The Hub of the Pascack Valley’. The municipal court within the Borough handles the hearing of the majority of lower level crimes within the district.

Borough of Westwood New Jersey Municipal Court

The Municipal Court/Violations Bureau is situated in the Westwood Municipal Complex at 101 Washington Avenue – 2nd Floor Westwood, New Jersey 07675. Hours of Operation for the court are 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday thru Friday. The court administrator is Letita Canderlor. Edward Johnson is the prosecutor at the Westwood Municipal Court. The Honorable Alan R. Karch is the presiding Judge of the Westwood Municipal Court.

The court sessions are held on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. They are held in the afternoon at 3:30p.m. If you or someone you know find themselves in need of legal assistance in the Westwood Municipal Court The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can help.

Westwood New Jersey Drug Possession Lawyer

Illegal use of prescription drugs is a problem which is becoming more and more common. As some medications are powerful and addictive, arrests involving these types of drugs are on the rise. Penalties are high for those convicted, especially those who have an intent to distribute, and other charges may be applied as well. If you or a loved one have been charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs please contact any one of our  Bergen County Offices for a free initial consultation.