Experienced In Defending Individuals Before The Elizabeth Municipal Court
The City of Elizabeth, one of the oldest cities in New Jersey, and once a community of only 700, is now the fourth largest city in New Jersey. Its proximity to Manhattan, Newark International Airport, and the world’s largest containership port makes it a central crossroad of the East Coast. Additionally, it has one of the highest transit populations in the United States. Yet, like all thriving and flourishing communities, coursing with fast moving people and constant change, run-ins with the law are bound to occur.
My name is Anthony N. Palumbo, and if you have received a criminal charge, complaint, traffic summons, or ticket in Elizabeth, I can help. I have been defending individuals before the Elizabeth Municipal Court for over 35 years against charges such as Simple Assault, Trespass, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, Shoplifting, Possession of Marijuana, DUI/DWI, Driving without Insurance, Reckless Driving, Speeding, or Driving While Suspended or Revoked, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.
I know that even a minor charge can present an overwhelming burden, and I will make sure that your charge is resolved as efficiently and easily as possible. Contact me today at 1-866-664-8118, and I will be happy to provide you with a free initial consultation, either over the phone, or in person at either of my two locations.
I was born in Elizabeth and have been a Criminal Defense Lawyer with an office in Elizabeth since 1973. I am a Union County former prosecutor and current public defender, my vast experience with both sides of the law ensures that I will provide you with the best possible outcome of your case. Throughout my years working in the Elizabeth community, I have developed strong relationships working with the local judges and prosecutors in furtherance of my clients’ cases.
Elizabeth Municipal Court
A Municipal Court has its name because there is one located in every municipality. Thus, the Elizabeth Municipal Court is located in the Elizabeth Municipality. A municipality is like a town or small city, and it usually has its own mayor, city council, or municipal council. There is one Municipal Court in every municipality in New Jersey, making a total of 539 municipal courts throughout the state. Additionally, every municipality has its own local laws, and a violation of those laws would also be heard in Municipal Court.
Elizabeth Municipal Offenses
The Municipal Court is the court most commonly visited by the people of New Jersey because it has jurisdiction over all the most frequently committed offenses. The Elizabeth Municipal Court has jurisdiction over offenses, which is the New Jersey term for misdemeanors. Offenses in New Jersey include everything from minor traffic violations like parking tickets and speeding, to minor criminal offenses like Simple Assault and Possession of Less than 50 Grams of Marijuana. Other common offenses heard before the Elizabeth Municipal Court include:
- Careless Driving
- Possession of less than 50 grams of Marijuana
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Simple Assault
- Bad Checks
- Criminal Mischief
- Leaving the Scene of an Accident
- Driving with a Suspended or Revoked License
- Driving without Insurance
These types of offenses occur constantly on a daily basis, especially in areas like Elizabeth where there is a lot of hustle and bustle. I am familiar with the local practices of the community and I have successfully defended thousands of clients before the Elizabeth Municipal Court. Contact me today at 1-866-664-8118. I will be happy to provide you with a free initial consultation by phone or in person at either of my two offices located on 190 North Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey 07016 and 740 Newark Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208.
Elizabeth Municipal Court Information
The Elizabeth Municipal Court is the large stone complex located on the corner of commerce and Grand, and abutted by three American flags. The address is 208 Commerce Place, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 07210. The Elizabeth Municipal Court’s judicial officials include the Chief Judge, the Honorable Roman A. Montes, Court Administrator Margaret Gonzales, and prosecutor Norma Murgado. For more information on the City of Elizabeth, visit the city website at http://www.elizabethnj.org/, or for more information about the court, call directly at 908-558-6800.
When charged with an offense, traffic summons, ticket or complaint in Elizabeth, the best weapon for your defense is an experienced Elizabeth Criminal Lawyer. I will aggressively defend your charge and fight for the best outcome possible in your defense. As an Elizabeth Criminal Lawyer with over 35 years of experience, I have the skill and experience required to fervently assert your rights. Even minor charges can have a great impact on your life, I know the importance of resolving your case as efficiently as possible, no matter how minor the offense. Contact me for a free initial consultation at 1-866-664-8118, if you need an attorney who will aggressively fight for your rights.
I represent individuals before all of the Union County municipal courts:
Westfield, Cranford, Elizabeth, Clark, Garwood, Hillside, Linden, Mountainside, Plainfield, New Providence, Rahway, Roselle, Roselle Park, Fanwood, Scotch Plains, Springfield, Union Township, Berkeley Heights and Summit.
I am Anthony N. Palumbo of the firm The Law Offices of Anthony N. Palumbo, located on 190 North Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey 07016 and 740 Newark Avenue, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07208. I defend individuals charged with Municipal Offenses in Municipal Courts throughout New Jersey including charges such as Writing Bad Checks, Possession of Marijuana, DUI/DWI, Careless Driving, Reckless Driving, Speeding, Disorderly Conduct, and Simple Assault.