Lawyer for Morris County Juvenile Charges
If your child has a court hearing in Morristown Family Court, call to speak with an experienced juvenile defense lawyer. By New Jersey State law, all juveniles appearing in court must be represented by an attorney. I defend juveniles across the state from charges ranging from marijuana possession to the most serious. Call for a consultation on your child’s case.
Morristown Juvenile Court
All NJ juvenile delinquency charges in Morris County are sent to the Morris County Superior Court. The Superior Court is located at Washington St., Morristown. Phone: (973) 656-4000. Assignment Judge: Thomas L. Weisenbeck, AJSC / Hon. Judge Theodore Bozonelis. Prosecutor: Robert A. Bianchi, Esq.
In existence since 1739, The Morris County Sheriff’s Office has 310 officers and employees. The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 5,644 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 11.5 and a violent rate of 0.7. The reports included 2 murders, 26 rapes, 91 robberies, 236 assaults, 1,119 burglaries, 2,630 incidents of domestic violence, 26 bias crimes, and 1,193 cases of police force.
Morris County – New Jersey
Morris County was created in 1738/39 when it seceded from Hunterdon County. Presently, this county is the seventh largest in the state with 481 square miles. It is divided into 39 municipalities. The county seat is Morristown.
As of the 2010 census, there were 492,276 inhabitants, up from 470,212 in 2000. It is densely populated with about 1,000 persons per square mile. There were 124,907 families and 174,379 housing units. Unofficial 2009 estimates place the median contract rent for apartments at $1,137 and the median house or condo value at $458,200. The January 2011 cost of living index was 23.2% higher than the national average.
Morris County ranks among the highest in terms of median household income and per capita income in the country. According to the Census Bureau, in 2000 the median household income was $77,340 and the median family income $89,773. Unofficial 2009 estimates placed these at $96,787 and $108,092. The 2000 census figure for per capita income was $36,964. Males had a median income about 50% higher than females ($60,165 versus $40,065). About 3.90% of the population was below the poverty line.
As of the 2000 census, the racial and ethnic composition was 87.20% White, 7.79% Hispanic or Latino, 6.26% Asian and 2.80% Black or African American. The main ancestries were Italian (21.5%), Irish (14.5%), German (10.6%, Polish (5.5%) and English (5.5%). In 2005, 78.5% were White, 9.7% Latino, 8.0% Asian and 3.1% African American.
Of the 169,711 households registered in the 2000 census, 35.40% had minors living with them and 62.80% were married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals were 26.40% and 21.50%.
The median age as of the 2000 census was 38 years. Major age groups were 24.80% under 18, 31.90% from 25 to 44, and 25.30% from 45 to 64.
The highest educational level of the population aged 25 and over in 2010 shows that 28.54% completed high school. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree represented 28.99% (versus 20.65% statewide). Those with a graduate degree were 18.24% (versus 12.05% statewide).
The major industries providing employment are Education, health and social services (18.0%), Manufacturing (14.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.6%), and Retail trade (10.2%). Some of the Fortune 500 businesses with headquarters, offices or facilities here are AT&T, Honeywell, Colgate-Palmolive, Pfizer, ExxonMobil, Verizon, and Wyeth. If your child was arrested in Morris County, speak with an experienced defense lawyer right away.