Traffic infractions are handled by municipal courts in New Jersey.  Traffic offense cases that occur in the City of Elizabeth are generally handled by the Elizabeth Municipal Court.  The Elizabeth Municipal Court has a municipal judge, a municipal prosecutor, and other court personnel.  The court is located at 208 Commerce Place.  Anyone appearing in municipal court for a traffic violation is presumed innocent and the State is required to prove the case against you.  Therefore, it is important to discuss your case with an Elizabeth NJ Municipal Court Lawyer.

Traffic Infractions that are routinely handled in Elizabeth Municipal Court include:

  • Speeding
  • Careless Driving
  • Driving Without Insurance
  • Unlicensed Driver
  • Unregistered Vehicle
  • Reckless Driving
  • Tailgating
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Obstruction of Traffic
  • Failure to Maintain Lane

In addition to traffic infractions, Elizabeth Municipal Court handles disorderly persons offenses.  Common disorderly persons offenses include:

  • Marijuana possession under 50 grams
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • Simple Assault
  • Harassment
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Writing Bad Checks
  • Resisting Arrest

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Again, you are presumed innocent of these charges and the State must prove the case against you.  It is important to retain a Elizabeth NJ Municipal Court Lawyer if you have been charged with any of these offenses because a conviction may result in harsh penalties, including jail.   Experienced Municipal Court attorneys can navigate you through the process and get you into a program that may ultimately have the charge against you downgraded and/or dismissed altogether.

Elizabeth NJ Municipal Court Lawyer – Free Consultations Available

The Sloan Law Firm handles all municipal court cases in Elizabeth and throughout New Jersey.  Attorney Daniel Sloan is a New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney. If you have been charged with an offense arising out of Elizabeth and would like to discuss your legal options, call (908) 358-2938 for a free initial consultation.

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