Lyndhurst Municipal Court

New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyers in Lyndhurst, New Jersey and Bergen County

Defendants will have to appear before a Lyndhurst Municipal Court Judge if they are charged with a criminal offense in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Disorderly persons offenses and petty disorderly persons offenses, the lowest level criminal offenses in New Jersey, are handled in the Municipal Court in the municipality in which the crime allegedly occurred. Disorderly persons offenses do not need to be presented to a grand jury for indictment and are prosecuted via complaints or summonses.

Some of the most common criminal charges heard in municipal court are;

Crimes are different from offenses and are heard at the County Courthouse, known as the Superior Court. You will have to appear before a Superior Court Judge at the Bergen County Courthouse if you are charged with a crime in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Crimes are graded by degrees and can be a first degree, second degree, third degree or fourth degree.


DUI and DWI charges in Lyndhurst, New Jersey

DUI and DWI charges and other traffic summonses which occur in Lyndhurst, New Jersey will be heard at the Lyndhurst Municipal Court. If the DUI, DWI or traffic summons occurred during an accident which resulted in the bodily injury of another, those charges will be reviewed by the County Prosecutor and may be heard in Bergen County Superior Court if the Prosecutor charges Murder, Aggravated Manslaughter or Reckless Manslaughter, Vehicular Homicide or Assault by Auto.


Lyndhurst Municipal Court Information

Lyndhurst Municipal Court
367 Valley Brook Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ 07071

Common Municipal Court Summons in Lyndhurst Municipal Court;

Bergen County Courthouse Information

Bergen County Justice Center
10 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ

Common Charges in Bergen County Superior Court;

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