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Trenton NJ DWI Defense Lawyer

Charged for Driving While Intoxicated in Trenton New Jersey

If you have been arrested or charged for DWI, DUI, or Refusal in Trenton New Jersey then it is imperative that you hire an experienced drinking and driving defense attorney because you are facing series penalties such as a mandatory loss of your driver’s license, insurance surcharges, excessive fines and possible jail time. Trenton’s strategic location along the Delaware River makes it a major transportation hub with U.S. Route 1, U.S. Rt. 1-Business, Route 206, Route 33, Route, 29, and Routes 129 and the Lower Trenton Bridge to and from Morrisville Pennsylvania. The large Trenton police force and New Jersey State Troopers have a heavy presence on the roadways and write several hundred DWI’s every year. If you have had the misfortune of being arrested for drunk driving in Trenton then you should look for an attorney with strong credentials in New Jersey DUI defense. The DWI lawyers at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall are specially trained as Instructors of the SFSTs, the standard field sobriety tests administered by the police at the road side. Furthermore, our attorneys have been qualified as operators on the Alcotest breathalyzer machine. It is important for you to understand that plea bargaining is not allowed for DWI’s in New Jersey, therefore, it is essential that your defense lawyer possess a specialized knowledge in handling these types of cases in order to pinpoint the weaknesses in the State’s case against to get your DUI dismissed or downgraded.

Arrested in Trenton for Drunk Driving

The City of Trenton is the capital of New Jersey and houses a population of 85,000 residents in about 8 square miles. This large population density makes Trenton one of the busiest municipal courts in the State. The city is made up of several different neighborhoods including the Downtown area, the North, South, West, and East Wards and Chambersburg. In the early part of the 1900’s Trenton was a very wealthy and industrial city which housed the headquarters and manufacturing plants for some of the biggest retailers in the country. However, present day Trenton has struck hard times with a large portion of the city’s population living below the poverty line and the city consistently ranked one of the most dangerous places in the country for a city its size. The Trenton police force consisting of several hundred officers vigorously patrols the streets of Trenton to keep the streets safe around the clock.

Trenton Municipal Court DWI Lawyer

Trenton Municipal Court is one of the busiest municipal courts in New Jersey and usually holds thirteen different court sessions a week. Three judges which include Judge Louis S. Sancinito, Judge Gregory W. Williams, and Judge Harold W. George hold sessions every weekday at 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and special night sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. The Trenton municipal court is located at 225 North Clinton Avenue, Trenton, NJ within Mercer County. The Trenton municipal court hears all traffic violations and disorderly persons offenses that occur within the city limits of Trenton. Chances are if you received related tickets from you DWI or Refusal such as Driving While Suspended, Driving without Insurance, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Possession of Marijuana or Drug Paraphernalia it would also be heard as a companion case in Trenton municipal court. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your upcoming case or court date you can try contacting the municipal court which can be reached at (609) 989-3700 or by fax at (609) 989-4275. Lyle Hough is the Chief Prosecutor supervises a team of municipal prosecutors and Maria Cosme is the Municipal Court Administrator.

More Helpful Information for Your Trenton Charges

If you would like to contact Trenton Police Department to request police records then you can contact the headquarters which is located at 225 North Clinton Ave, Trenton NJ 08609 and the telephone number is (609) 989-3905. The Western District Trenton Police Department is located at 660 Artisan Street, Trenton NJ 08619 and the telephone number is (609) 815-2501. The Eastern District Trenton Police Department is located at 1102 Greenwood Ave, Trenton NJ 08609 and they can be contacted at (609) 815-2521. If you would like to learn more about the City of Trenton you can visit city’s homepage at

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We serve clients throughout Mercer County, New Jersey — including Trenton, Hamilton, Princeton Borough, West Windsor, East Windsor, Lawrence Township, Robbinsville, Hightstown, Princeton Township, Ewing and Hopewell — and surrounding areas, including Hunterdon County and Burlington County.

If you have been charged with a crime in Mercer County, New Jersey, it is in your interests to talk to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. For a free consultation, you can call our firm 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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