Burlington County NJ Felony Lawyers
Defense Attorneys for Indictable Crimes in Mount Holly, New Jersey
Burlington County is the largest county in New Jersey in terms of square miles. It stretches from one side of the State to the other, housing over 448,000 residents. The county seat is located in Mount Holly. With so many people and so much area to cover, law enforcement officials from local police departments and the New Jersey State Police aggressively patrol municipalities like Evesham Township, Pemberton, Willingboro, Mount Laurel, and throughout Burlington County. As a result, charges for felony crimes like heroin possession, marijuana distribution, aggravated assault, and unlawful possession of a weapon are issued on a regular basis. If you are among the many people charged with an indictable offense in Burlington County, it is imperative to have a skilled criminal defense lawyer protecting your innocence. At The Law Offices of Leonard Biddison, our attorneys have extensive experience defending clients facing criminal indictments in Burlington County Superior Court. Our firm’s founder Leonard Biddison has over 20 years’ experience fighting to deliver the best possible results. To discuss your specific criminal case, contact us online or call 856-245-5240 anytime for a free consultation.
Burlington County Superior Court Criminal Charges
When a person is charged with an indictable crime in Burlington County, these cases are sent to the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office and adjudicated in Burlington County Superior Court, Criminal Division. An indictable crime, also known as a felony, includes first degree, second degree, third degree, and fourth degree offenses. Some common examples of felony charges in Burlington County include cocaine possession, prescription drug offenses, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, terroristic threats, and sexual assault.
The Burlington County Superior Court is located at 49 Rancocas Road, Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060. The main court office can be reached at (609) 518-2600 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Presiding Criminal Division Judge is the Honorable Jeanne T. Covert, P.J.Cr. The Burlington County Criminal Division is located in the Rancocas Building at 50 Rancocas Road, Mount Holly, New Jersey 08060. The Criminal Division Manager is Shannon DeNise-Budenas, whose contact number is (609)-518-2565. For more information about the Burlington County Superior Court, visit this page. You can also read more about the Burlington County Criminal Division by clicking here.
Indictable Felony Offenses in Burlington County, New Jersey
When indictable charges are first filed against a person, they are sent to the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office for review. The Prosecutor’s Office will examine the evidence associated with the specific felony accusation and determine if the case should remain at the county level or be downgraded and remanded to municipal court. If they choose to keep the case at the county, they will present the evidence to a grand jury that decides whether or not to indict the defendant. It is extremely important to have an experienced criminal defense lawyer representing your interests throughout the legal process, from the pre-indictment conference to plea bargaining, potentially applying for Pretrial Intervention (PTI) or Drug Court, and/or defending you at trial. Our lawyers deal with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office on a regular basis so we are well-equipped to advocate for you.
The Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office is located on the Second Floor of the Courts Facility at 49 Rancocas Road, P.O. Box 6000, Mt. Holly, New Jersey 08060. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The main phone number is (609)-265-5035 and fax number is (609)-265-5491. The current Burlington County Prosecutor is Scott A. Coffina. For additional information about the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, access this page.
If you have been charged with a felony in Burlington County, New Jersey, contact our experienced indictable crime defense lawyers for a free consultation: 856-245-5240.