DUI Lawyers in Somerdale NJ
Somerdale may be in the bottom half of municipalities in Camden County when it comes to size and population but this does not correlate when it comes to criminal, traffic and DWI charges. During the 2015-16 court year a total of 4,067 tickets were issued for moving motor vehicle violations, 65 for driving while intoxicated and 438 for disorderly persons offenses like harassment, simple assault, possession of drug paraphernalia, 50 grams or less of marijuana and disorderly conduct. It is important that you retain an attorney if you have been charged with an offense in the Borough of Somerdale since the penalties that apply upon conviction are often significant. This is the situation whether your matter is a DWI or one of many other offenses.
Our lawyers are well qualified to defend your charge in Somerdale New Jersey. The eight attorney defense team at Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver is one of the largest in the state, possesses over a century of combined experience, and includes several former prosecutors. We are ready to thoroughly review the facts and law with respect to your case and formulate a comprehensive plan to successfully defend your case. For an initial consultation with a lawyer on our staff, call our Cherry Hill Office at 856-662-8300.
Somerdale Municipal Court Information
All traffic and quasi-criminal cases arising in Somerdale are decided in its municipal court. The Somerdale Municipal Court is located at 105 Kennedy Boulevard, Somerdale, New Jersey 08083. The hours of operation for walk up and other business are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The telephone number for the court, including the Court Administrator, Alyson Hereigel, is 856-783-0958. All arraignments, motion hearings, trials and other hearings are conducted in three monthly court sessions which take place at 6:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday, third Tuesday, and fourth Thursday of the month. The municipal court judge is Honorable Charles Shimberg. The prosecutor is Michael Joyce, Esq.
There are some basic facts that you should be aware of before you appear in the Somerdale Borough Municipal Court. First, your appearance is mandatory unless it has been specifically waived by the court. Failure to appear results in a warrant in most instances. Second, the court is obligated to imposed the mandatory penalties set forth by law in the event you are convicted. This means that you must be fined, your license suspended, incarcerated or otherwise sentenced to the mandatory minimum penalties set forth by law. Third, you need to understand that the prosecutor represents the interests of the state and that you must secure representation from an attorney in order to insure that your interests are also protected. The interactive google map is provided to assist you in reaching the court.
Somerdale NJ Criminal Lawyer
The time to act is now if you are facing a charge in Somerdale. Waiting to select a lawyer will only serve the interests of the state since delay prejudices your ability to prepare a defense. This is a primary reason why you should be contact us for a free consultation now rather than procrastinating. An attorney is available immediately at 856-662-8300 to assist you. Give us a call for the sound advice you need.