Free Consultation: 973.425.5066


Criminal Lawyers Dover, New Jersey

Morris County Crime Attorneys Helping You Get Your Life Back On Track

The truth is that it is never pleasant to be arrested and charged with a crime. That’s especially true in Dover, NJ, where prosecutors have a reputation for seeking maximum penalties in criminal cases. If you’ve been arrested, the best way to ensure that you don’t end up in jail for a very long time is to have a talented, aggressive criminal defense attorney on your side. Depending on the specific circumstances of your case, a skilled Dover criminal defense lawyer may be able to persuade the prosecution to reduce the charges – or even get your charges dismissed altogether. Do not risk your future by trying to “go it alone” in your case. Prosecutors are far more likely to deal with an experienced attorney who is familiar with the local courts.

Were you arrested for a crime, or cited for a traffic violation, in Dover, NJ? Let the Dover criminal defense attorneys at Hanlon Dunn Robertson Schwartz defend you against the charges.

Dover, NJ Attorneys Help You Fight Criminal Charges for Assault and Theft

The experienced criminal defense attorneys at Hanlon Dunn Robertson Schwartz have successfully represented clients facing criminal charges in courts throughout Morris County, including Dover Municipal Court and Morris County Superior Court. Here are a few of the Hanlon Dunn firm’s primary areas of practice:

Hanlon Dunn Robertson Schwartz is ready to defend you against all types of criminal charges and DWI charges in Dover, New Jersey. Whether you’ve been charged with simple assault, simple possession of marijuana, or first offense DWI, the Hanlon Dunn legal team will aggressively represent you and help you avoid the most severe penalties.

Let Hanlon Dunn Robertson Schwartz Defend You Against Criminal Charges

Hanlon Dunn Robertson Schwartz was founded in 1979 by Gerard Hanlon, which means that the Hanlon Dunn legal team has nearly four decades of legal experience. The firm never rests when it comes to defending clients against criminal charges, which is why many former clients refer family members, friends, and associates to Hanlon Dunn. The experienced criminal defense lawyers at Hanlon Dunn make it a point to listen to the client and then develop a personalized defense strategy that fits the specific needs of the client and the unique circumstances of the case.

The Hanlon Dunn legal team includes four attorneys who specialize in criminal defense: Robert S. Schwartz, John P. Robertson II, Gerard E. Hanlon, and Robert E. Dunn. The firm’s attorneys are members of an elite group to be recognized as Certified Criminal Trial Attorneys by the New Jersey Supreme Court. Moreover, Robert Schwartz is a former criminal prosecutor who has prosecuted thousands of criminal cases. As a result of his past experience as a prosecutor, Mr. Schwartz understands how the other side thinks and strategizes in criminal cases. Most importantly, Mr. Schwartz knows how to combat opposing prosecutors’ strategies.

Free Consultation with Dover, New Jersey Criminal Defense and DWI Lawyers

If you or a loved one was charged with a crime, such as simple assault, shoplifting, or disorderly conduct, in Dover, NJ, it is imperative that you speak with a qualified criminal defense lawyer immediately. Most importantly, you want to be counseled by an attorney who is familiar with the prosecutor, judge, and other players in the Dover Municipal Court. Gerard Hanlon, Robert Dunn, Robert Schwartz, and John Robertson are experienced Dover criminal defense attorneys who have represented countless clients facing criminal charges in Dover, New Jersey. Contact Hanlon Dunn Robertson Schwartz today to get answers to your questions and to figure out the best defense strategy. You can schedule a consultation at the firm’s conveniently located office in Morristown, NJ or you can discuss your case over the phone.

Information About the Dover, NJ Area

Dover is a small town located in Morris County, New Jersey. Dover has a population of 18,157 residents packed into a geographic area of just 2.7 square miles. Dover has a large public park, Hedden County Park, which is frequently patrolled by local law enforcement to ensure that visitors are safe. Other popular sites in Dover include Crescent Field, the Hamilton Field recreation center, the JFK Memorial Commons Park, and Water Works Park. Dover also has a vibrant downtown area near Blackwell Street, which is accessible by foot from most neighborhoods in the town.

Dover has a crime rate that is around the national average, both in terms of violent crimes and property crimes. According to data compiled by the New Jersey State Police in the Uniform Crime Report (UCR), there are approximately two violent crimes per 1,000 residents in Dover and there are roughly 14 property crimes per 1,000 residents in Dover. In the past few years, the Dover Police Department has made it a point to protect residents by reducing criminal activity on local streets.

Our Blog

  • What Is An Aggravated Crime In New Jersey?

    Overview of Aggravated Crimes in NJ Every state has a way to classify criminal offenses from minor infractions to the most serious ones. In New Jersey, this scales from the least serious being called disorderly persons offenses (known in other places as misdemeanors) to indictable offenses (more commonly known as felonies) that are categorized by […] Read More

  • How Long Does It Take To Settle An Auto Accident Case?

    Settling a Car Accident Case If you are in an auto accident and suffer injuries and vehicle damage as a result, you may be wondering how long it takes to get compensation from the at-fault driver. After all, car crash victims can sit in a kind of limbo until liability is decided, meaning that they […] Read More

  • Medication Errors: What Causes Them and Who is Responsible?

    Medication Error Statistics Are you currently taking a prescription medication? If not, then you’ve likely been prescribed medication at least once in your lifetime. According to researchers, about 70 percent of Americans are currently taking at least one prescription, and half of them take more than one. With these high numbers, it shouldn’t be surprising […] Read More

Thank you!

Someone from our office will contact you shortly.

"You will not find a better firm than this firm! The best defense attorney firm there is, and also the best PI and matrimonial lawyers there are."

- Lisa Cutner-Piernot