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The sixth wealthiest county in the nation (based on median household income), Morris County, NJ lies approximately 25 miles west of New York City. Morris County was created by an act of the state legislature in 1738 and named after Colonel Lewis Morris after being separated from the larger Hunterdon County. The Morris County Park Commission has preserved over 11,000 acres of land for leisure time and recreational use, helping the county to retain much of its natural beauty.
Morris county’s strategic location led it to be known as the “Military Capital of the American Revolution” as General George Washington chose to make his winter encampments here during two separate winters. Today, Morris County has become a world class community sprinkled with research, pharmaceutical, and light manufacturing operations.
Numerous Morris County lawyers have chosen to make this area their home. Morris County attorneys are experienced in dealing with legal matters in the areas of business, family, crime, personal injury, medical malpractice, and intellectual property, among others. A Morris County lawyer can assist you should a legal matter arise here.
Lawyers in Morris County recently litigated a lawsuit against a local businessman. The lawsuit sought to recover a $250,000 advance from Quick Chek given to a Morris County businessman after he attempted to bribe a Morris County mayor with $20,000 of that advance in order to obtain a zoning variance from the local government. The variance would have allowed construction of a Quick Chek facility on the site of an old gas station; however, the city refused to grant the variance in order to pursue a community revitalization effort.
Cases in New Jersey may be filed in a number of different courts. Attorneys in Morris County can argue a case in the Morris/Sussex Vicinage, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court, and the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Every court is unique, and a local Morris County attorney can help guide you through the New Jersey court system.
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Last Modified: 12-19-2013 10:29 AM PST