Defense Attorney for Juvenile Court in Mt. Holly
If your child has been sent to the Burlington County Family Court, speak with an experienced defense lawyer right away. I have defended juveniles in Burlington County and across New Jersey against charges ranging from 1st – degree felonies to simple marijuana arrests. Give my office a call so we can answer your questions about the process and make sure your child’s rights are protected.
Burlington County Criminal Statistics
The County Superior Court is located at 49 Rancocas Road, Mt. Holly. Tel.: 609-518-2598. Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Assignment Judge is Hon. John Sweeney, and Hon. Bonnie Goldman is the presiding judge. Prosecutor: Robert Bernardi.
The Courts section of the Sheriff’s office is comprised of 1 lieutenant, 5 sergeants and 48 police officers.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime recorded 8,390 major crimes in 2010. The crime and violent rates per 1,000 residents were 18.7 and 1.5. There occurred 5 murders, 76 rapes, 249 robberies, 331 assaults, 1,589 burglaries, 61 bias crimes, 3,919 cases of domestic violence and 862 of police force.
Burlington County – New Jersey
Burlington County’s existence dates back to 1681. It was officially created in 1664. Its county seat is Mount Holly. In terms of territory, it is the largest of the 21 counties in New Jersey, with boundaries that run from the Delaware River to the Atlantic Ocean. Its 819 square miles area comprises 40 municipalities.
As of the 2010 census, the population had increased 6.0% to reach 448,734 residents. This makes it the 11th most populated county in the state. There were 111,610 families and 161,311 housing units. City-data reported the rate of renters at 23% versus 21% statewide. The same source estimated the 2009 median house or condo value at $269,100 versus $348,300 statewide. In early 2011, the cost of living index was 10.7% above the national average.
Figures from the 2000 census show that the per capita income was $26,339. As of 2009, the Bureau of Economic Analysis positioned the county as having the 11th-highest per capita income in New Jersey. Males had a median income 44% higher than females ($46,381 versus $32,228). The median household and family incomes were $58,608 and $67,481. As per City-data, these had risen to $74,924 and $85,117, in 2009 and 2007, respectively. Less than 5.0% of the population lived below the poverty level.
As of the 2000 census, 34.30% of the households had children under the age of 18 living with them. Married couples living together represented 57.70%. Households composed of non-families and of individuals accounted for 27.70% and 22.90%. The median age was 37 years. Minors were 25.20% and seniors 12.60%.
The most common ancestries are Irish (16.0%), Italian (15.6%), German (13.3%), English (7.4%) and Polish (5.4%). As of the 2010 census, 70.65% of the population was White, 16.00% African American, 4.32% Asian, and Hispanic or Latino of any race 6.42%.
The rate of foreign-born residents is below the state average (6.3% versus 17.5%). Of the current 6,881 foreign-born residents, 58% are naturalized citizens.
City-data reports that 87.25% of the people 25 years of age and over completed high school or higher. Holders of a bachelor’s degree or higher were 28.4%.
The most common industries in which males engaged in 2009 were Professional, scientific, and technical services, Construction, Public administration, and Educational services. Females worked in Health care, Educational services, Public administration, and Finance and insurance. Call to speak with a Burlington County Juvenile Defense lawyer.