Defense Attorney for Morris County Juvenile Court
If your child has been scheduled for a plea hearing in the Morris County Family Court, speak with an experienced defense lawyer right away. Never allow police to question your son or daughter without an attorney present. In many cases, the child’s own words wind up being the strongest evidence against them.
Morristown Criminal Data
In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 57 full-time law enforcement employees. Of the 51 police officers, 42 belonged to the Patrol Division.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 534 major crimes in 2010. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents 29.0 and a violent rate of 4.2. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. The reports included 29 robberies, 49 assaults, 95 burglaries, 127 incidents of domestic violence, and 57 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 347 thefts, 14 auto thefts, and 1 arson.
One of the few statues of Lady Justice without a blindfold is found on the facade of the Courthouse, which is located at 200 South St., Morristown. Phone: 973-292-6680 / 292-6687. Chief Judge, Hon. Michael J. Noonan, P.J.M.C.; Hon. Gary F. Troxell, J.M.C. Prosecutor: Robert J. Rudy III, Esq. Sessions: Mondays at 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.; First and Third Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Second and Fourth Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Morristown – New Jersey
Morristown was formed as a town in 1865 within Morris Township and 30 years later it set off from it. It is the county seat of Morris County, which was created in 1739. Its Historic District is characterized by many Victorian-era houses and attractions such as Washington’s Headquarters. Morristown Municipal Airport is the second-busiest general aviation airport in the state.
It covers a territory of 3 square miles, inhabited by 18,411 residents as of the 2010 census. The January 2011 cost of living index was 19.4% higher than the national average.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey of the Census Bureau estimated (with an 8%-10% margin of error) that the median household income was $64,279. The median family income was $66,070. Males had a median income 15% higher than females ($51,242 versus $44,315). The per capita income was $37,573. (All the figures are in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars). About 10.2% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty level.
The principal ancestries are Irish (14.4%), Italian (10.8%), German (7.5%), and English (6.1%). The racial and ethnic composition, as of the 2010 census, was 62.50% White, 34.09% Hispanic or Latino, 13.97% African American, and 4.34% Asian. Hispanic and Black population were significantly above state average. The percentage of foreign-born residents is also significantly above state average (32.4% versus 17.5% statewide). Almost a fourth of them come from Latin America.
Of the more than 7,000 households registered in the 2010 census, 22.7% had minors living with them. Married couples living together were 31.1%. About half were composed of non-families and 38.8% of individuals.
At the time of the 2010 census, the median age was 34.8 years. The age breakdown was 17.6% under 18, 38.4% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% 65 years old and over.
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 above state levels (25.02% and 17.07% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Less than 14% had not completed high school versus 24.56% who had. Those with some college or associate degree were 19.56%.
The major industries in which the population engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Construction (13%), Manufacturing (11%), Accommodation and food services (10%), and Retail trade (8%). Females worked in Health care and social assistance (26%), Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%), and Manufacturing (10%).