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New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorneys

Criminal Lawyers in Moorestown, NJ Delivering Strategic Defense Solutions in Burlington County, Camden County, Gloucester County, and Throughout South Jersey

If you have been accused of committing a crime in Burlington County or elsewhere in New Jersey, evaluating the potential consequences of conviction and determining how to proceed can be extremely overwhelming. When your reputation, financial security and physical freedom are all on the line, you need strong New Jersey criminal defense attorneys in your corner to obtain the best possible outcome.

At Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, our skilled criminal lawyers in Moorestown, NJ have a collective 53-plus years of experience successfully helping clients navigate New Jersey’s complex criminal justice system. Regardless of the criminal offense alleged, our lawyers are here to help minimize the potential future consequences that a conviction could carry.

Experienced New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyers at Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, Handle All Types of Criminal Law Cases

At Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, our experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorneys handle all types of criminal cases, including those involving:

  • Drug Crimes. Drug crimes in New Jersey are extremely varied. The consequences of conviction vary dramatically based upon the crime alleged, the type of drug involved and the quantity of the drug involved. We handle all drug crimes cases, from complicated prescription drug crime cases to charges of simple possession of marijuana or drug paraphernalia.
  • Sex Crimes. Allegations of sexual assault or rape are among the most damaging that you can experience, and can harm your reputation even if completely unfounded. Our lawyers will fight aggressively to minimize the damage caused by even the allegation that you have committed a sex crime.
  • DUI/DWI Offenses. Most clients falsely believe that an Alcotest reading that exceeds the legal limits automatically results in conviction in DUI/DWI cases. In reality, our lawyers can pose a number of valid defenses to minimize the potential consequences of a DUI/DWI conviction.
  • Shoplifting and Theft Crimes. Even if prosecuted as a disorderly-persons offense, the conviction for shoplifting or other theft crimes can have wide-ranging effects, especially if you are eventually accused of committing another crime in the future. Our lawyers take allegations of even lesser offenses extremely seriously and will fight to protect your rights.
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  • Violations of Probation or Megan’s Law. If you are alleged to have violated your probation or your Megan’s Law requirements, you need legal counsel to protect your rights and your physical freedom. If you disagree with your proposed Megan’s Law classification, you are entitled to a hearing to challenge the classification. Our lawyers are here to advocate on your behalf throughout the entire process.
  • Expungements. In this age of security clearances and background checks, mistakes from your past can interfere with your ability to get and/or keep a job, obtain a professional license, or hold public office. An expungement can seal away the records relating to your arrest and/or conviction, and give you a fresh start. Your eligibility for an expungement depends upon the crime for which you were convicted and the amount of time that has passed since you have completed your sentence. Our lawyers are here to help you determine your eligibility for an expungement and, if you are eligible, obtain an expungement order for you to provide you with a fresh start.
  • Release from Megan’s Law. If you have been subject to Megan’s Law for fifteen years or longer, you may be eligible to be released from community supervision. We offer free telephone consultations to determine if you are eligible to make such an application with the court.
  • Violent Crimes. Violent crimes may involve accusations of murder, attempted murder, rape, aggravated assault, or homicide. It is important to remember that violent crimes require the advice of experienced legal counsel as early as possible in order to combat severe legal ramifications and lengthy prison sentences.

Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, Understand the Intricacies of the Burlington County Criminal Justice System

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The New Jersey criminal justice system is extremely complex, and our skilled criminal defense lawyers can help you understand what to expect throughout the entire criminal process in the state. Depending upon the type of crime alleged and the specific circumstances of your case, your case could be heard in any of the following courts:

  • State Court. There is a State Court located in the county seat of each New Jersey County. If you are being investigated by the State or local Police, or the Office of the Attorney General, it is likely that you will be prosecuted in State Court. If you have been indicted by a County or State grand jury, the matter will be handled in State Court with either a county prosecutor, or in some special circumstances, a Deputy Attorney General. Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, practice in those courts throughout the state, with an emphasis on Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Mercer, Atlantic, Cumberland, Salem, and Ocean Counties.
  • Federal Court. If you are being investigated by the FBI, DEA, IRS or any other federal law enforcement agency, the matter will be handled in federal court by a U.S. Attorney. Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, practice in federal courts both in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and will fight aggressively to protect your interests in those courts.
  • Municipal Court. Each town has a dedicated Municipal Court, where disorderly persons and petty-disorderly persons cases are handled, along with traffic matters and ordinance violations. These offenses, which are considered to be less serious, include criminal mischief, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana under fifty grams, harassment, most shoplifting charges, and simple assault. Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, represents individuals charged in municipal courts throughout the State.

Contact a Hard-Hitting Burlington County Criminal Defense Lawyer to Discuss Your Case Today

If you have been accused of committing a crime in Burlington County or elsewhere in New Jersey, call or contact our experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorneys for a free initial phone consultation to discuss your case. We have the knowledge, resources, and fighting spirit necessary to help you evaluate all options for defending your rights and securing the most favorable outcome possible in your case.

Meet Your Team

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Katherine D. Hartman, Esquire

Katherine D. Hartman is the Managing Partner in the Moorestown, New Jersey law office of Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, which has been named one of America’s Best Law Firms by U.S. News and World Report. She concentrates her practice in employment discrimination, criminal defense, police disciplinary matters, and other employment law issues. Katie has been practicing law for over thirty years. She was admitted to the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Bars in 1991, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in November of 1993, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in November of 2002, and the Supreme Court of the United States in October of 2002.

Katie has been awarded the highest (AV) rating for professional ability and high ethical standards, by Martindale Hubbell. Additionally, Katie has consistently been voted a Super Lawyer by New Jersey Magazine. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. She was named one of the Top Forty Lawyers under Forty by the New Jersey Law Journal in 2002.

Michael C. Mormando, Esquire

Michael C. Mormando has been practicing law for over twenty years, and is a Partner at Attorneys Hartman, Chartered. Mike is an active member in the Burlington County Bar Association, he is a former Chair of the Bar Associations’ Criminal Practice Committee, and he formerly served as a member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Ethics Committee for Burlington County, District III-B. Mike also served two years as Councilman for Ward 3 in Delran Township, having been elected to the post in the November 2018 general election, and he currently serves as the Chair of the Delran Township Zoning Board.

Mike’s areas of practice include criminal defense, DUI defense, traffic violation defense, employment law, discrimination and whistleblower cases, unemployment compensation appeals, labor representation for collective bargaining units, employment contract review and negotiations, and defense in police disciplinary matters. Mike is approved by the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) as a lawyer who can represent law enforcement officers who face disciplinary or criminal charges. Mike also represents small business owners concerning employment issues.

Mark A. Gulbranson, Esquire

Mark A. Gulbranson, Jr., an attorney with Attorneys Hartman, Chartered, has been practicing law for nine years. Prior to joining Attorneys Hartman, Mark was a corporate associate in the gaming practice group of Fox Rothschild, where he represented clients in a range of corporate, regulatory, and real estate matters. Mark served as a judicial clerk for Justice Lee Solomon of the New Jersey Supreme Court, and for Judge George Leone, J.A.D., of the New Jersey Appellate Division.

Mark’s areas of practice include real estate transactions and related litigation, small business counseling and regulatory compliance, domestic violence matters, appellate advocacy, municipal court defense, employment law, discrimination and whistleblower cases, unemployment compensation appeals, employment contract review and negotiations, and defense in police disciplinary matters. Mark handles cases in the New Jersey Superior Court – Law and Appellate Divisions, the New Jersey Supreme Court, the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Jersey and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, the Office of Administrative Law, the New Jersey Department of Labor, the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights, the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and various municipal courts throughout New Jersey.

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Moorestown Office68 E. Main StreetMoorestown, NJ 08057
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Moorestown Office68 E. Main StreetMoorestown, NJ 08057
Fax: 856.273.8617
Map + Directions