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The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall

Morris County

NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers


Our team of skilled attorneys includes former County and Municipal Prosecutors with over 100 years combined experience and is available to assist you immediately.

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Madison Joint Municipal Court DWI Lawyer

There has been a push to reduce municipal operating cost in Morris County and this has led to the formation of the Joint Municipal Court of Madison, the Chathams, Harding Township and Morris Township. If you were stopped and charged with DWI in any of the related towns, this is where your case will be heard. The team of DUI defense lawyers at Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver possess well over 100 years of collective experience successfully battling DUI summonses like yours. The key to victory on your behalf is presentation of a genuine issue that impedes the prosecutor’s ability to prove you guilty beyond reasonable doubt. There is no substitute for training and experience when it comes to meeting this threshold and there are few DWI defense firms in the state, let alone in Morris County, that can parallel ours. There are eight defense lawyers on our staff, several of whom are not only former DWI prosecutors but also have dual certification on both the Draeger Alcotest Evidential and in Standardized Field Sobriety Testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. An attorney is always available for free consultation at 973-309-7050 or you may contact our Morristown Office online.

Arrested for DWI in Madison, Chatham, Harding or Morris Township

The time to act is now if your were arrested for DWI in Madison, Chatham, Harding or Morris Township. NJ law provides that the Joint Municipal Court resolve driving while intoxicated and operating under the influence of drug cases within 60 days of issuance of the related summons. There is no room for delay for anyone interested in defending a N.J.S.A. 39:4-50 charge, something that is central if you want to prevent your license from being suspended or being subjected to the other penalties that come with a conviction. Whether it is your first offense or you are a repeat offender facing a second offense or third offense, the only way you can escape the consequences of guilt is to mount an effective defense when you appear at the Madison Joint Municipal Court located in the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building, 50 Kings Road, Madison, NJ 07940. The DWI calendar of each town that makes up the joint court hard handled on different days as follows:

  • 1st & 3rd Monday at 4:00 p.m., and 4th Tuesday for DWI violations issued in Morris Township.
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month at 5:00 p.m. is the session for Chatham Township DUI offenses.
  • Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. the court meets on Madison Township matters.
  • 2nd & 4th Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. is when drunk driving tickets for Harding Township are heard.

The personnel who oversee all matters Joint Court are the same. The Judge is Honorable Gary F. Troxell. The Court Administrator is Frank J. Ciampi, C.M.C.A., with Angela Esposito, Dawn Allgeier, and Theresa Rizzo acting as his deputies. The staff can be reached at (973) 593-3026 for adjournment requests and other matters although you should not be contacting the court once you are represented by an attorney. For additional information, you may refer to the Joint Municipal Court website.

DWI Attorney in Madison, Harding, Morris Township or Chatham

As you may have anticipated, the Joint Municipal Court is easily the busiest DWI venue in Morris County. Well over two hundred DUI related charges are heard in the court each year so you obviously are not alone if you were arrested/charged with this offense. The good news is that an attorney at Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver, a law firm with a track record of success, is available to assist you immediately. A lawyer will give you the benefit of their time in a free consultation and advise you as to how will can succeed in avoiding a conviction on your behalf. You have nothing to lose so do not hesitate to contact us anytime 24/7 or call 973-309-7050.