Burlington County, New Jersey

Burlington County is the largest county in New Jersey in terms of area, and stretches across the entire State. The Burlington County Superior Court, Burlington County Jail, Burlington County Prosecutor's Office, and county seat, are all located in Mount Holly. The Burlington County Criminal Division currently has four regular, full-time judges.

In New Jersey, the County borders Monmouth County, Mercer County, Ocean County, Camden County and Atlantic County. The County also borders counties in Pennsylvania. Numerous major roads pass through Burlington County, including the New Jersey Turnpike (the County has over 30 miles of Turnpike and five Turnpike interchanges); the Garden State Parkway; Interstate 295; U.S. Route 9; U.S. Route 130; U.S. Route 206; State Routes 38, 68, 70, 72, 73, and 90; and numerous County roads. Bus services link the County to Philadelphia, as well as midtown and downtown Manhattan.

The following Municipalities, each with a Municipal Court, are located in Burlington County:

  • Bordentown
  • Burlington
  • Cinnaminson
  • Delran
  • Evesham
  • Florence
  • Lumberton
  • Maple Shade
  • Medford
  • Moorestown
  • Mount Holly
  • Mount Laurel
  • Pemberton
  • Southampton
  • Willingboro

This list is not complete; the County includes a number of smaller townships and boroughs.

The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office includes the following specialized units:

Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Unit - Investigates motor vehicle crashes that result in fatalities. Focuses on cases where the reckless conduct of an at-fault driver may be the basis for criminal charges. Also investigates police chases that result in injury.

Family Unit - Handles juvenile delinquency cases in the Burlington County Family Court.

Financial Crimes Unit - Investigates and prosecutes cases involving allegations of financial fraud, counterfeit goods and/or trademark infringement ("knockoffs"), fraudulent activities on the Internet, health care claims fraud, mortgage fraud, loan fraud, welfare fraud, money laundering, and identity theft.

High Tech Crimes - Investigates and prosecutes offenses involving the use of computers, cell phones, and similar devices. The Unit focuses on cases involving child exploitation (e.g., viewing, manufacturing and/or distributing child pornography).

Insurance Fraud Unit - Handles a wide array of insurance fraud cases, including those involving healthcare claims fraud, automobile insurance fraud, homeowner's insurance fraud, arson, and workers compensation insurance fraud.

Major Crimes Unit - Investigates and prosecutes violent and/or serious crimes, including murder, aggravated assault, robbery, arson, and the activities of allegedly large criminal operations (e.g., gangs).

Narcotics Task Force - Focuses on violent offenses involving allegations of gang-related activity, and illegal drugs and guns.

Sexual Assault Child Abuse Unit - Investigates and prosecutes indictable offenses of physical or sexual abuse allegedly committed against children by adults, or by other juveniles. This includes the activities of alleged pedophiles, the viewing, collecting, production and/or distribution of child pornography, and cases involving acts of child abuse by individuals in particular professions or occupations.

Special Investigations Unit - Investigates charges of official misconduct, political corruption, and incidents involving public officials or police officers.

Do you have a felony or indictable charge in the Superior Court in Burlington County, or a disorderly persons charge, petty disorderly persons charge, or traffic matter in any Municipal Court in Burlington County? If so, contact James S. Friedman LLC for quality, cost-effective representation, and an aggressive defense.

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