Don’t Go to Hopewell Court Alone!

Speak with an experienced defense lawyer before appearing in Hopewell Court. Retaining an attorney at the outset has many advantages in a criminal case. The sooner your attorney obtains the discovery and is able to investigate your case, the better chance of success you will have in defending against a DWI or drug possession case in Hopewell.

Hopewell Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is located at 30 N Main St., Pennington, NJ 08534. Phone 609-737-1016. Session Hours: 1st and 3rd Thursday at 6 pm. Judge: Hon. Robert Billmeier / Eric Perkins. Prosecutor: Craig Hubert, Esq.

In 2010, the Police Department consisted of 6 full-time law enforcement employees, all police officers.

The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime registered 21 major crimes in 2010 (second lowest in the county). This results in a crime rate per 1,000 residents of 8.1 and a violent rate of 0.8. There were no murders, rapes or bias crimes. The reports included 1 robbery, 1 assault, 2 burglaries, 2 incidents of domestic violence, and 6 cases of police force.
Independent data, which does not consider bias crimes, domestic violence or police force, show 12 thefts, and no motor vehicle thefts or arsons.

Pennington New Jersey

Pennington, a borough in Mercer County, was formed as such in 1890 from portions of Hopewell Township. It has a total area of 1.0 square miles, occupied by 2,585 residents as of the 2010 census.

There were 761 families and 1,050 housing units, as per the 2000 census. Unofficial estimated figures for the median house or condo value were $277,900 in 2000 and $547,063 in 2009. The median house value is significantly above state average. The January 2011 cost of living index was 18.9% higher than the national average.

According to the 2000 census, the median family income was $107,089. The difference between the median male and female income was almost 100% ($84,912 versus $43,068). The median household income was $90,366, and the per capita income $45,843. As per unofficial 2009 estimates, these rose to $109,999 and $56,697, respectively. The median household income is significantly above state average. Approximately 2.4% of the population was below the poverty line.

The main ancestries are German 24.0%, English 20.1%, Irish 18.2% and Italian 13.4%. The racial and ethnic composition as of the 2000 census was 94.96% White, 2.63% African American, 1.19% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.00% Asian.

As of the 2000 census, the median age was 41.3 years versus 36.7 in the state. The gross age breakdown shows that 29% of the population was under 18, 24% from 25 to 44, 28% from 45 to 64, and 15% 65 or older. There were 85 adult males for every 100 adult females.

Of the 1,013 households counted in the 2000 census, 40.8% had minors living with them. More than half (66.2%) were of married couples living together. Households composed of non-families and of individuals represented about a fourth each. Less than 13% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.

The highest educational level reached by the population aged 25 and over in 2010 shows that only 2.28% had not completed high school 10.26% who had. Those with some college and associate degree were 16.82%. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree represented 37.24% (versus 20.65 in the state and 17.52% nationwide).

Those with a graduate degree were 33.41% (versus 12.05% in the state and 9.84% nation wide).

The major industries in which the population engaged from 2005 to 2009 were Professional, scientific, and technical services (24% males vs. 14% females), Educational services (23% females vs.11% males), Public administration (14% females), and Retail trade (13% males).

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Anthony J. Vecchio

Anthony’s entire career has been dedicated to defending those accused of crimes, DWI, serious motor vehicle violations, and the rights of victims of crimes and accidents. He has prosecuted, defended, or appealed cases ranging from municipal court matters to more serious crimes including drug offenses and murder. Anthony is passionate about providing personalized, thorough, and effective representation to individuals in crisis.

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