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North Hanover Court Lawyer – Drug Arrests & Criminal Charges


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North Hanover Drug Arrest Lawyer

I defend clients – both adult and juvenile – accused of possession of drugs, CDS and drug paraphernalia in North Hanover Court and the Burlington County Superior Court. The determination of which court will hear your case depends on the classification of your drug charges. Indictable drug charges and all juvenile criminal charges in Burlington County are heard in the Superior Court. Disorderly persons offenses like possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia are resolved in the local municipal court.

North Hanover NJ Town Information

North Hanover Township was incorporated in 1905 from portions of New Hanover Township. McGuire Air Force Base is a census-designated place and unincorporated area partially located in this township. According to the Census Bureau, it has a total area of almost 18 square miles. The population density is high at 423 residents per square mile.

At the time of the 2000 census, approximately 7,500 people made North Hanover their home. The population was divided into 72% urban and 28% rural. There were roughly 2,700 housing units. More than half (53%) were renter-occupied. The median contract rent for apartments in 2008 was $769. The median house or condo value in 2000 was $160,900. This value increased more than two-fold by 2008 to $344,959.

The races represented in 2000 were White (80.63%), African American (10.96%), Hispanic or Latino of any race (5.76%), and Asian (2.12%). The most common ancestries reported were German (14.6%), Irish (13.1%), Italian (12.2%), English (8.1%), American (7.3%) and Polish (5.6%).

The largest portion of the population was made up by residents aged 25 to 44 and those under the age of 18 (34.9% and 33.6%). The result is a median age of 29 years. The remainder was divided into those from 18 to 24 and from 45 to 64 (10.2% and 15.1%, respectively). The male to female ratio was very close (100 to 98.6). In 2000, 52.0% of the approximately 5,200 households had children younger than 18 living with them. Most households (67.0%) were made up of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and individuals represented 19.1% and 15.5% each.

The per capita income in 2000 was $17,580. Males had a median income about 20% higher than females ($31,698 versus $26,094 for females). The median household income in 1000 was $39,988. This value increased to an estimated $51,033 by 2008. The median income for a family in 2000 was $45,553. Approximately 5.3% of the population was below the poverty level.

At present, there are 358 foreign-born residents in this township, 51% of which are naturalized citizens. The most frequent places birth for the foreign-born residents are United Kingdom (18%), Germany (15%), Japan (8%), Spain (7%), Mexico (6%), Philippines (6%) and Korea (5%).

According to the N.J. State Police Uniform Crime, 102 major crimes were committed in 2009. This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 13.9 and a violent rate of 1.4. There were no murders or rapes. The reports included 2 robberies, 8 assaults, 23 burglaries, 2 bias crimes, 27 incidents of domestic violence, and 10 cases of police force. According to the 2000 census data, the educational attainment of the population aged 25 and older can be summarized as follows: 34.8% high school graduates, 10.0% with a bachelor’s degree, and 3.3% with a master’s, professional or doctorate degree. The last two categories are below the state levels of 18.8% and 11.0%.Males are usually engaged in construction (14%), public administration (11%) and truck transportation (6%). Females are dedicated to educational services (14%) and health care (14%).






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