Matters in municipal court include defense of all motor vehicle moving violations, negotiating for the reduction or removal of points assessed, and defense of all criminal matters including theft related offenses, assault charges, domestic violence offenses and minor drug offenses.

Examples of New Jersey municipal court matters that require a lawyer are:

  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Shoplifting
  • Theft charges
  • Simple assault
  • Harassment
  • Criminal mischief
  • Under age possession of alcohol
  • Under age consumption of alcohol
  • Unlawful disposition of CDS (Controlled Dangerous Substance)