Morris County 2017-11-28T02:29:59+00:00

Morris County Drug Charges

Charged With Possession or Distribution of CDS in Morristown, Parsippany, Mount Olive, Rockaway, Roxbury or another location in Morris County? A Skilled Drug Defense Lawyer At Our Firm Is Ready To Defend You.

Morris County has 39 municpalities in which a charge for possession, distribution or possession with intent to distribute drugs and CDS can arising including Morristown, Parsippany, Mount Olive, Randolph, Rockaway, Roxbury, Morris Township, Montville, Jefferson Township, Dover and Denville. Morris County certainly is not the highest volume jurisdiction for drug charges in New Jersey but it definitely has a considerable amount of individuals charged with possession and distribution of controlled dangerous substances (“CDS”). The municipalities that have the most cases for possessing, selling and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, heroin, MDMA, LSD, Ecstasy and prescription drugs (e.g. Percocet, Valium, Oxycodone, Vicodin, Zoloft, Suboxone, Hydrocodone, etc.) are Morristown, Parsippany, Mount Olive, Rockaway and Roxbury.  If you were arrested for in Morris County because you allegedly possessed or sold CDS illegally, a skilled drug defense lawyer is going to be invaluable to you.

The Morris County drug offense attorney at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall has the attributes that you need for success in defending your CDS offense. We are a team of eight criminal lawyers, most of whom are former prosecutors, that have been practicing at the Morris County Superior Court and in municipal court throughout the jurisdiction for over a century combined. A attorney on our staff even served as a Drug Task Force director and another one as supervisor of Drug Court. Lawyers are available 24/7 to assist you in a free consultation by contacting our Morristown Office.

Indictable Crime of the First, Second, Third or Fourth Degree at the Morris County Superior Court for Possessing or Distributing Drugs

The Morris County Superior Court in Morristown has jurisdiction over all first degree, second degree, third degree and fourth degree crimes that arise in the county. All distribution charges, as well as possession of cocaine, heroin, MDMA, LSD and other street drugs, fall under this category. Cases involving prescription drugs also fall without this heading in most instances. If you were arrested and charged with first, second, third or fourth degree offense, you case will have to be deal with at the county courthouse in Morristown. The judges sitting in the Criminal Division of the Superior Court include:

Presiding Judge Stephen J. Taylor                                    973-656-4049
Judge Thomas J. Critchley, Jr.                                           973-656-3529
Judge Catherine I. Enright                                                  973-656-4380
Judge Michael P. Wright                                                      973-656-4058

Other key personnel in the Criminal Division are:

Daniel J. Kenny, Criminal Division Manager                  973-326-6995
Antonio Montanez, Asst. Criminal Div. Manager
Jean DelGrosso, Asst. Criminal Div. Manager

The stakes are extremely high if you are facing a Morris County Superior Court drug offense. A first degree crime results in a prison sentence of 10-20 years. Second degree CDS charges carry 5-10 years of incarceration. A conviction for a third degree crime triggers a term of 3-5 years. A fourth degree crime, which is the lowest grade of felony drug case, can land you in prison for up to 18 months. It is pivotal to secure representation from the right attorney given potential consequences as serious as these.

Directions to the Morris County Superior Court

Disorderly Persons Offense for Possession of CDS in Morris County New Jersey

When a CDS possession charge falls within the grade of a disorderly persons offense, it is handled in municipal court in Morris County. The primary violation of this nature is possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana. Possessing less than 5 grams of hashish or 4 or fewer dosage units of Xanax, Oxycodone, Percocet, Hydrocodone, Valium, Oxycodone, Suboxone or another prescription drug also falls within this grade. The lawyers at our office defend municipal court drug charges throughout Morris County, including in:

Boonton Boonton TownshipButler Chatham BoroughChatham TownshipChester BoroughChester TownshipDenville
Dover East Hanover Florham ParkHanover TownshipHardingJefferson TownshipKinnelonLincoln Park
Long HillMadisonMendham BoroughMendham TownshipMine Hill MontvilleMorris PlainsMorris Township
MorristownMountain LakesMt. ArlingtonMount OliveNetcong Parsippany-Troy HillsPequannockRandolph
RiverdaleRockaway BoroughRockaway TownshipVictory GardensWashington Twp.Wharton Borough

Morris County CDS Lawyer

Although Morris County has a relatively low amount of violate crime, the presence of Interstate 80, Interstate 287, U.S. Route 46 and New Jersey Route 10 bring quite a bit of CDS within its borders. The result is many arrests for possession, possession with intent to distribute and other drug charges being heard in Morristown and elsewhere in the county. If you were charged for possessing CDS in Mount Olive, Roxbury, Parsippany, Rockaway, Randolph or anywhere else in Morris County, a CDS lawyer at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall welcomes the opportunity to defend you.  We are a team of accomplished criminal attorneys who have been handling cocaine, MDMA, heroin, marijuana and other drug cases for over a century. To speak to an attorney with the knowledge and skill to help you, contact our Parsippany Office anytime 24/7. Lawyers are available for free consultations now.