Mercer County NJ Firearms Information
NJ Gun Lawyers in Trenton, New Jersey
Gun laws in Mercer County are complicated and no matter what firearms issue you’re facing, the Tormey Law Firm’s weapons attorneys are available to defend you against allegations of firearms offenses or guide you through the application process to legally purchase a handgun, rifle or shotgun in Mercer County. If you have been charged with a gun crime, such as unlawful possession of a weapon or possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office will prosecute your case and you could be facing mandatory prison time due to New Jersey’s strict gun laws. Fortunately, the experienced and knowledgeable gun law attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm are ready to assist you with your defense strategy. We represent clients throughout Mercer County including in Trenton, Princeton, West Windsor, East Windsor, Hamilton, Hopewell, Ewing, and Lawrence Township. Contact our offices now for immediate assistance with your firearms related issues at 201-556-1570. The initial consultation is always provided free of charge.
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MERCER COUNTY CRIMINAL COURT
The New Jersey Superior Court, Mercer County Criminal Division will be the venue for any gun related offenses brought against you by the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office. The Criminal Division is located at 400 South Warren St. (at the intersection of Warren and Market Streets) Trenton, NJ 08650, is open from Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and can be contacted at 609-571-4000. For more information regarding the Mercer County Superior Court Criminal Division, click here. The Presiding Criminal Judge of Mercer County is the Honorable Peter E. Warshaw, P.J.Cr. and the Criminal Division Manager is Janet VanFossen, who can be contacted at 609-571-4074. Click here for directions to the Mercer County Court, Criminal Division.
MERCER COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
Common gun charges filed by the Mercer 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
- Certain Persons Not to Possess Weapons – N.J.S.A. 2C:39-7
The Mercer County Prosecutor’s office is located at 240 West State Street, 8th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608, phone: 609-989-6351. For more information on the Mercer County Prosecutor’s office, click here.
MERCER COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UNIT
The Domestic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Domestic Violence Unit is handles firearms forfeitures. In other words, if your guns were seized in connection with a domestic violence incident, the Domestic Violence Unit will conduct an investigation to assess the appropriateness of returning your weapons. To learn more about the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Domestic Violence Unit, click here.
APPLYING FOR A FIREARMS IDENTIFICATION PURCHASER CARD IN MERCER COUNTY
If you are a resident of Mercer 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. For information about each of the municipalities in Mercer County and their police departments, click here. 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 MERCER COUNTY
Visit the following locations or click on the following links to learn more about where to go shooting in Mercer County and where you can buy handguns, shotguns and rifles:
Citizen’s Rifle and Revolver Club (CRRC), 213 Princeton Hightstown Rd., Princeton Junction, NJ 08550, 609-799-9890
Defensive Security, 9 Debbie Ln., East Windsor, NJ 08520, 609-443-1686