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Atlantic County Criminal
Courts Complex

4997 Unami Blvd.
Mays Landing, NJ 08330
(609) 909-8154
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Cape May

Cape May County
9 North Main Street
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
(609) 463-6500
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Under the direction of the Criminal Presiding Judge, the Criminal Division is responsible for processing and managing all indictable criminal cases involving adult offenders. In rare instances, juveniles may be waived to adult court based on the severity of the offense. The office handles all pre-adjudicatory functions of the Superior Court, Criminal Division, as well as Post Conviction Motions. Disorderly persons, petty disorderly person’s offenses and motor vehicle violations are normally heard in the Municipal Courts. Typical clients of the Criminal Division would be those:

  • Arrested and charged with a criminal offense;
  • Applying for pre-trial intervention (PTI);
  • Convicted of a criminal offense and must have a pre-sentence Investigation completed;
  • Having a question on the setting of bail;
    Seeking legal representation by the Office of the Public Defender
  • Inquiring about a criminal public record; Having questions concerning public access terminals;
  • Appealing a Municipal Court sentence (pro se kit available);
  • Applying for an expungement of a criminal record (pro se kit available); and
  • Applying for drug court
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