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Somers Point Enforcing Ordinance it Repealed Over 20 Years Ago

Here is my letter to the Atlantic County Municipal Division Manager. December 28, 2012 Tina Lalena, Municipal Division ManagerAtlantic County Superior Court4997 Unami BlvdMays Landing, NJ 08330  (via e-mail only to [email protected]) Dear Ms. Lalena: From researching records of the Somers Point Municipal Court, I have discovered that the court, on April 17, 2012, accepted […]

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Improper Downgrading in Tenafly Municipal Court

Tenafly has an ordinance which makes any violation of the New Jersey Criminal Code also a violation of the municipal code.  The Tenafly municipal prosecutor then “downgrades” statutory charges to violations of this municipal code provision.  This allows the defendant to pay a fine but not get a criminal record.  Easy money for the Borough […]