Defense Attorney for Livingston Marijuana, CDS, and Criminal Arrests
If you or your juvenile child has been arrested in Livingston, speak with an experienced defense attorney right away. I defend both adult and juveniles against criminal and municipal court charges in Essex County. Give my office so we can explain the process to you and make sure your rights are protected. We will carefully review the evidence in your case and plan a course of action to defend you against the prosecution.
Livingston Criminal Data
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 400 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 13.6 and a violent rate of 0.4. There were no murders or rapes. The reports included 7 robberies, 5 assaults, 47 burglaries, 57 incidents of domestic violence, 1 bias crime, and 85 cases of police force.
The Municipal Court is located at 357 South Livingston Avenue, Livingston. Phone: 973-525-7970. Sessions: Traffic Conferences: Wednesdays, 5 P.M.; Traffic Trials: Wednesdays, 6 P.M.; Arraignments: Thursdays, 9 A.M.; Criminal/DWI trials: Thursdays, 10 A.M. Judge: Judge Robert A. Jones, P.J.M.C. Prosecutor: Michael I. Berliner, Esq. This court only has jurisdiction over adult disorderly persons offenses. Adult indictable charges and all juvenile criminal charges are heard in the Essex County Superior Court.
Livingston – New Jersey
Livingston’s history goes back to 1699. It was named in honor of William Livingston, the first governor of New Jersey. In 1813, it was formed as a township from portions of other townships.
Notable natives include the 2008 Chemistry Novel, Roger Y. Tsien and Christopher J. Christie, the Governor of the state. It is home to several performing arts institutions, such as the New Jersey Ballet, of national and international recognition
Its 14.08 square miles territory is home to 29,366 residents, as of the 2010 census. The population density was low at 2,133 people per square mile. There were about 8,300 families and some 10,300 housing units. City-data 2009 estimates placed the median house or condo value at $571,761 significantly above the state average of $343,800. The January 2011 cost of living index was 20.2% higher than the national average.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with a 5%-10% margin of error) that the median household income was $129,208 and the median family income $143,429. Males had a median income 40% higher than females ($100,075 versus $71,213). The per capita income was $60,577. (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars). About 2.3% of the population was below the poverty level.
The most common ancestries are Italian (17.7%), Irish (10.3%), Russian (9.8%), and German (7.4%). As of the 2010 census, 76.17% of the population was White, 19.21% Asian, 4.06% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.26% African American.
Of the 9,990 households recounted in the 2010 census, 41.5% had minors living with them. Almost two thirds were married couples living together. Households made up of non-families and of-individuals represented less than 18.0% each.
At the time of the 2010 census, the median age was 43.3 years. People under the age of 18 were 27.0% and seniors 16.8%.
The 2010 census data for highest educational level of residents age 25 and over reveal that the percentage with a bachelor’s degree or higher were significantly above state levels (32.35% and 27.53% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 5.00% had not completed high school versus 17.03% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 18.49%.
The major industries in which males engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%), Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%), Finance and insurance (16%), Manufacturing (10%), and Health care and social assistance (9%). Females worked in Educational services (19%), Health care and social assistance (19%), and Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%).