Lawyer for Rumson DWI and Drug Charges
If you are charged after a drug arrest or DWI in Rumson, or you have been issued a traffic ticket, call now for help. Getting an attorney involved early in your case can sometimes mean the difference between a conviction and a lesser offense or dismissal. My office represents both adult and juveniles accused of crimes in Rumson.
Rumson Municipal Court
If you are issued a DWI or traffic ticket in Rumson, your ticket will contain a court date towards the bottom of the ticket. Similarly, if you are issued a criminal complaint, the complaint will also show the date of your first appearance. A first appearance in municipal court can be waived if you retain an attorney before that date.
For all Rumson DWI, traffic and disorderly persons offenses, the case will be heard in the Rumson Municipal Court. The court’s address is 80 E River Rd, Rumson, NJ 07760. Rumson is pretty low-volume court.
Rumson – New Jersey
Rumson is an affluent bedroom community formed as a borough in 1807 from portions of Shrewsbury Township. It is situated on a peninsula overlooking the ocean and bound by the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers. It has also been known as Port Washington, Black Point and Oceanic. According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Rumson has a total area of 7.2 square miles, of which more than a quarter (27.76%) is water.
As of the 2000 Census, the population of Rumson Borough was 7,137 and by 2009 it had hardly changed (7,309). The major ancestries reported by the residents in 2000 were 33.4% Irish, 17.9% German, 16.4% Italian and 13.8% English. A comparison of the racial make up of the borough in 2000 and 2009 shows the following: White 97.7% vs. 96.81%, Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.39% vs. 2.89%.
About half (44.2%) of the 2,452 households in 2000 had children under the age of 18 living with them. Most households (71.3%) were made up of married couples living together. The median age of the residents of Rumson was 39.2 years. More than a third of the borough’s population is under the age of 18.
The median income for a household in Rumson was $120,865, according to the 2000 Census. It increased to $129,527 (vs. $68,342 for the state) in 2009 and further in 2010 to $159.133 (vs. $72.512 for the state). The estimated per capita income in 2009 was $69,885 (versus $73,692 in 2000). The difference between male and female median income is very high ($100,000 versus $47,260).
The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $938,929 compared to $455,700 in 2000. By 2010 the median value of an owner household was $702.941. Twenty-two percent of the homes are valued at more than $1,000,000. This contrasts with the state and national percentages of 1.63% and 1.84%, respectively. In 2010, only 3.0% did not own a vehicle, almost half (47.02%) had two and 7.26% owned four or more.
The January 2011 cost of living index in Rumson was 126.9 (i.e. 26.9% higher than the US average). Approximately 3.4% of the families and 3.2% of the borough’s population were below the poverty line according to the 2000 census.
Total crime risk index for Rumson in 2010 was 19 vs. 73 for the state. The lowest risk indexes are robbery (2 vs. 108) and motor vehicle theft (10 vs. 76). All the other categories are also below state averages.
The highest educational level attained by the population age 25 and over by 2010 compares favorably to state and national percentages. More than 40% have a bachelor’s degree (versus 20.65% for the state) and more than a quarter have a graduate degree (vs. 12.05% for the state).
In the period 2005-09, about a third of the male population was engaged in finance and insurance (16%) and professional, scientific and technical services (15). A similar proportion of females were dedicated to health care and social assistance (20%) and educational services (17%).