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Helmetta NJ Criminal Lawyers
If you were charged with a criminal offense or traffic violation in Helmetta it is of no consequence that the municipality has the lowest volume in Middlesex County. Your charge is no different from one issued anywhere else and exposes you to serious consequences if you fail to properly defend the charge. A conviction for a disorderly persons offense, for example, harassment, simple assault, drug paraphernalia or possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana, even carries up to six months in jail. A lawyer who is skilled in the defense of your charge and is familiar with the court system can be a potent weapon in avoiding a negative outcome. The attorneys at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall have these qualifications with over a century of collective criminal experience, including time serving as prosecutors, even in Middlesex County. To speak to an attorney on our staff anytime 24/7, call our East Brunswick Office at 732-227-1200.
Helmetta Municipal Court Information
The Helmetta Municipal Court is located at 60 Main Street, Helmetta, N.J. 08828. The telephone number for the court and its administrator, Danielle Tanzi, is 732-521-4946. Court proceedings are conducted once a month on the second Tuesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. The judge that sits in Helmetta is Honorable Edward H. Herman. The municipal court has jurisdiction to decide three types of violations arising within the boundaries of its .90 square feet. The court may decide misdemeanor criminal charges, traffic summonses, and municipal ordinance offenses. There is no authority to deal with indictable crimes of the first degree, second degree, third degree or fourth degree like burglary, criminal sexual contact, possession of cocaine or distribution of marijuana. The Middlesex County Superior Court has responsibility to adjudicate matters falling within these grades of offense.
Helmetta Criminal Defense Attorney
While Helmetta may not be the busiest municipality in the county when it comes to individuals arrested, there were nevertheless 326 criminal offenses and 1,176 motor vehicle tickets issued over the one year period ending June 2016. That is a significant number of charges given the size and limited population in the community. If you find yourself exposed to any type of violation in Helmetta Borough, contact our lawyers for the answers you needed. A criminal defense attorney on our staff will be more than happy to provide you with knowledgeable guidance during this difficult time. We are available any time of day or night by calling 732-227-1200.
Directions to Helmetta Municipal Court
From Interstate 95/NJ Turnpike. Take Exit 8A and merge onto Forsgate Drive. Turn left onto Half Acre Road and then quickly left onto Gatzmer Avenue. Make a right on Lincoln Avenue. Turn left on Helmetta Road in .4 miles. The roadway will merge into Main Street where the municipal court is located.
From New Jersey Route 18. Exit on Old Bridge Turnpike and turn right in .1 miles on Main Street. The roadway will transition into Manalapan Road and in 1.5 miles back into Main Street. The court will be to your left in .2 miles.
From New Jersey Route 33. Exit roadway at Perrineville Road. You will need to bear left onto Gatzmer in approximately 6 miles. Turn right onto Lincoln Avenue in one-half mile and left on Helmetta Road in .4 miles. Proceed for .8 miles to Main Street. Helmetta Municipal Court will be to your right.