Cape May County Firearms Attorneys
Gun Defense and Permit Application Lawyers Mays Landing, New Jersey
Firearms related legal issues in Cape May County can be challenging to deal with on your own. For example, if you are attempting to legally purchase a handgun, rifle or shotgun and your application has been denied, you will have to initiate an appeal process before the Cape May County Superior Court. Or, if you have been accused of a weapons crime by the Cape May Prosecutor’s Office due to an alleged offense that involved a firearm such as a rifle, shotgun, or handgun, or even a BB gun, you could be facing time in prison. No matter the situation, the complicated New Jersey firearms statutes and regulations will control the outcome of your case and the experienced New Jersey weapons attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm are ready to help you including in Avalon, Wildwood, Sea Isle, and Ocean City.
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CAPE MAY COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT
The New Jersey Superior Court, Cape May County Criminal Division will hear any gun related offenses brought against you by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s office. The Criminal Division is located at 9 North Main Street Cape May Court House, NJ 08210, phone: 609-463-6500, and is open from Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information regarding the Cape May County Superior Court Criminal Division, which is part of the Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage, click here.
The Presiding Criminal Judge of Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage is the Honorable Honorable Bernard E. DeLury, P.J.Cr. and the Criminal Division Manager is Jill Houck who can be contacted at 609-909-8216. If you have to travel to the Cape May County Court, Criminal Division, click here for directions.
CAPE MAY COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
Common gun charges filed by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s office may include, but not be limited to:
- Unlawful possession of a weapon – N.J.S.A. 2C:39-5
- Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose – N.J.S.A. 2C: 39-4
- Unlawful Possession of a BB Gun, Airsoft Gun, or Pellet Gun – N.J.S.A. 2C:39-5(b)
- Unlawful Disposition of a Firearm – N.J.S.A. 2C:39-9
The Cape May County Prosecutor’s office is located at 4 Moore Road, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210, phone: 609-465-1135. For more information on the Cape May County Prosecutor’s office click here. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office’s Legal Section handles domestic violence cases and is responsible for handling related firearms forfeitures. That is, if your guns were seized in connection with a domestic violence incident, the Legal Section will conduct an investigation to assess the appropriateness of returning your weapons. To learn more about the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Legal Section that handles domestic violence issues, click here.
APPLYING FOR A FIREARMS IDENTIFICATION PURCHASER CARD IN CAPE MAY COUNTY
If you are a resident of Cape May County, you can apply for a gun permit at your local police department or submit your application to the Chief of the New Jersey State Police. Click here for information regarding the police department in your municipality. To learn more about the gun permit application process, visit our Gun Permit Process in NJ page.
PLACES TO SHOOT AND/OR PURCHASE FIREARMS IN CAPE MAY COUNTY
There are a few places to check out if you are looking for a place to purchase a handgun, shotgun or rifle in Cape May County: