Attorney Todd Palumbo represents individuals facing criminal or traffic offenses in the Caldwell New Jersey Municipal Court. About 8000 residents call Caldwell home. There are a few busier roads that cut through this Essex County Municipality. The Caldwell Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction, just like all NJ municipal courts. The court handles all Title 39 traffic offenses and all “2C” disorderly persons (criminal) charges.
The Court is located at One Provost Square, Caldwell, NJ 07006. The phone number for the Court is 973-403-4631. The Court is in session the first and third Monday of each month. The Court offices are open M-F. The Court Administrator for the Caldwell Municipal Court is Marilyn Reeve.
Some of the more common traffic / motor vehicle summons issued are speeding, careless driving, reckless driving, driving while suspended, DWI or driving while intoxicated, and driving with no insurance.
The local authorities and state police regularly arrest and charge individuals with a variety of disorderly persons offenses, including possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, simple assault, harassment, disorderly conduct, etc.
Before your first court appearance, it is wise to contact a lawyer who specializes in New Jersey municipal court practice. This is because of the many unforeseen consequences in connection with a traffic or criminal offense. Although that speeding ticket may not seem like a big deal, it could windup costing thousands when all is said and done. The best way to protect yourself is to seek out a free consultation. Maybe a lawyer is not necessary, but better to be safe than sorry and speak with one first.