Municipal Court in New Jersey
Lawyers who help you navigate the local court system
Most people have an encounter with their local municipal court at some point. Receiving a summons to appear in any court can be confusing, and municipal court is no exception. Even for matters as routine as speeding tickets, it is always helpful to engage an attorney who understands the municipal court process and can guide you to the best result.
Traffic violations and parking tickets
Traffic matters are handled in municipal court, and judges are far more likely to reduce or dismiss your charges when you are represented by a lawyer. Parking tickets can be extremely expensive, and convictions for reckless driving can increase your insurance premiums dramatically. Let our skilled attorneys represent you in traffic court to help improve the outcome of your case.
Municipal ordinance offenses
When your neighbors have a complaint about your conduct, they usually ask the landlord or neighborhood association to contact you about the problem. You may be summoned to appear in municipal court if your response is not satisfactory. Municipal ordinance offenses may include:
Our attorneys can help you manage the stress of your court appearance and work with the judge to achieve an amicable resolution.
Minor criminal offenses
Certain misdemeanor charges are filed in municipal court. These include charges for:
Your minor charges can be moved up to criminal court if you do not take action to defend yourself. Our experienced lawyers can help you get your case resolved in municipal court and avoid a more serious criminal proceeding.
Seek guidance from experienced lawyers in New Jersey municipal court
Grabelle & Gunteski, LLC can help you in the municipal courts of New Jersey — whether you are a defendant, a witness or a victim. Contact us online or call 732-945-5119 for a free consultation.