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Burlington County Criminal Defense Attorneys

If you are arrested and facing criminal charges in Burlington County, NJ, you are in a precarious position. With police, prosecutors, and the full force of the New Jersey criminal justice system working against you, it can feel as though you are outnumbered and uninformed. The other side has more knowledge, resources, and experience with the legal process. That is, until you hire the right attorney. At the Law Offices of Leonard D. Biddison, our experienced Burlington County criminal defense lawyers are dedicated to leveling the playing field. Find out how the highly skilled criminal defense team at our firm can help with assault crimes, drug charges, drunk driving and driving under the influence, sex crimes, weapons charges, theft crimes, juvenile offenses, and restraining orders against you or a loved one in New Jersey.

Leonard Biddison is a renowned criminal defense attorney who has been successfully defending clients charged with criminal and DWI offenses in Burlington County, Southern New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Delaware County, Pennsylvania for over 20 years. With a proven track record of superior results, Mr. Biddison has earned accolades and recognition within the legal community. In fact, he was recently named among the Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in America, by the National Trial Lawyers Association. He was also honored with inclusion among the Top 10 Criminal Law Attorneys in New Jersey by the American Jurist Institute. Along with unparalleled representation, Mr. Biddison’s passionate commitment to responsiveness and client engagement has allowed him to accumulate a lengthy list of satisfied clients, as well as the 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.

When Mr. Biddison takes your case, he conducts a thorough investigation of the specific circumstances in order to build the most effective defense strategy. He also employs the services of a former New Jersey State Trooper, turned private investigator, with over 25 years of experience in the investigation of criminal cases involving the casino industry, theft and fraud, alcoholic beverage control, major crimes, and narcotics. After compiling any and all potential evidence that may support your case, Mr. Biddison works tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome.

Have You Been Charged with a Crime in New Jersey?

When you are facing a criminal charge, it can feel as though your entire life has been turned upside down. A pending court case and possible conviction can burden you and those you love constantly. Following your arrest, you are likely filled with questions about the specific allegations and potential penalties you’re facing if convicted of the charges. At the Law Offices of Leonard D. Biddison, we are here to tackle the challenge ahead and devise the most effective strategy to address your unique situation and ultimately, arrive at the best possible result. Our commitment is to assist you through this trying time so you can move on with your life.

Facing drug charges? Your top priority should be to protect your future. Our NJ drug defense lawyers regularly defend clients charged with marijuana, cocaine, heroin, prescription drugs, and other controlled substance offenses in local courts. We are prepared to aggressively fight your charges for drug possession, intent to distribute, manufacturing, or trafficking in New Jersey.

Arresed for assault? An assault charge threatens more than your personal relationships, it threatens your livelihood and your very freedom. Those accused of assault and violent crimes in New Jersey face some of the most severe penalties allowed under our criminal code. It is vital to find the best lawyer to attack the prosecution’s case against you.

Charged with a theft crime? Being arrested for a theft related offense can be personally and financially devastating. The fines, restitution, and even jail time hanging over your head is no laughing matter. Get help from an attorney at our firm who understands the gravity of the situation and will defend you like their life depends on it.

Accused of a sex crime? You need a lawyer who will fight tirelessly to protect your reputation and defend your innocence. Get help protecting your rights and your freedom against sex crime allegations by contacting our experienced sex crime attorneys today.

Facing weapons charges? New Jersey has some of the most aggressive guns and weapons laws in the entire nation. Whether you are facing a single gun charge or have been arrested for weapons in conjunction with other charges for robbery, burglary, or assault, you need an attorney who can formulate the most vigorous defense.

From police investigations, to questioning, arraignments, bail hearings, pre-trial conferences, plea negotiations, and trials, our criminal defense attorneys will stand by you through every phase of the legal process, ensuring that you are informed and supported every step of the way. Utilizing deft negotiation and a ferocious trial strategy, you can rest-assured that your future is in good hands.

We know you may be overwhelmed, and we are here for you. Our criminal defense law firm uses all of the tools in our arsenal to fight for you. Contact the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison today for a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney. If you have questions about a criminal case and want to discuss your specific situation, call 856-245-5240 for immediate assistance.

Areas Of Practice

Criminal defense attorney Leonard Biddison effectively defends clients charged with a vast array of criminal and DWI offenses, including:

New Jersey DUI

BAC or Higher

In New Jersey, a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.08% or higher is considered driving while intoxicated

Are First-Time Offenders

In 2011, 82% of those convicted of DWI in New Jersey were first-time offenders

Report driving after drinking too much

Among New Jersey residents, 1.5% admit to driving after drinking too much in the last 30 days

Of All Fatal Crashes in the U.S.

Drunk Driving accounted for nearly 31% of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S. in 2014

New Jersey is extremely aggressive in its DWI enforcement policy. Police are constantly patrolling to identify potential DUI offenders, and the State vigorously prosecutes those charged with driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of drugs. When charged with DWI or DUI in New Jersey, you are not entitled to a trial by jury. Instead, your case is heard and decided by a single Municipal Court judge.

DWI cases are highly nuanced, with a myriad of tests, procedures, and evidentiary requirements. From breathalyzer readings, to field sobriety tests, drug recognition experts, maps to identify school zone limits, and police observation periods, your attorney must be well-versed in all aspects of the law in this area in order to construct your best defense.

Without knowledgeable and experienced legal representation, a conviction for DWI can result in severe consequences. These offenses entail mandatory periods of driver's license suspension, as well as the potential for thousands of dollars in fines and court fees, attendance at a state-approved Intoxicated Driver Resource Center, an ignition interlock device installed in your vehicle, and even a jail sentence.

For additional information and a cost-free consultation about your DWI or DUI case, contact the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison today.


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Collingswood, NJ 08108



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Philadelphia, PA 19102


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8234 W Chester Pike

Upper Darby, PA 19082