Lacey Municipal Court Attorney
Not only is Lacey Township the second-largest municipality in Ocean County in square miles but it is a major traffic thoroughfare for those traveling the Garden State Parkway and U.S. Route 9, including those stopping at the Forked River Service Area. Consequently, a significant percentage of criminal and motor vehicle offenses issued in the municipality come from traffic stops and motor vehicle searches conducted by the New Jersey State Police. The Lacey Township Police Department is also very active and employs approximately forty (40) full-time officers.
If you or someone you know has received a traffic citation or been arrested in Lacey The Bronzino Law Firm LLC, understand that entering any municipal court proceeding can be intimidating and confusing. We understand that the sensitive issues addressed in municipal court are often personal and can have a major impact on the individual as well as their family. Our team takes pride in working closely with all our clients throughout the legal process to deliver highly personalized and effective legal solutions. We work aggressively and tirelessly to defend your rights and needs in court.
Lacey Township Municipal Court Information
Lacey Township Municipal Court resides at 818 West Lacey Road, Forked River, New Jersey 08731. The court can be reached by phone at (609) 693-1100, ext. 2262. The judge is the Honorable Damian G. Murray. The Court Administrator is Lisa Tatham. The Prosecuting attorney is Steven Zabarsky, Esq. Hearings on all citizen complaints are held on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and the first Tuesday of the month at 3:00 p.m.
The Lacey Township Police Department is located at 808 Lacey Rd, Forked River, NJ 08731 and can be reached by phone at (609) 693-6636.
This court is one of limited jurisdiction and doesn’t have the authority to decide felony indictable crimes of the first, second, third or fourth degree. Misdemeanor criminal charges heard in the Lacey Municipal Court are usually disorderly persons offenses. The municipal court is, however, responsible for deciding all traffic and motor vehicle summonses issued within the borders of the Township, these include Driving While Suspended, Driving Without Insurance, DWI, Speeding, Reckless Driving, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, and Leaving the scene of an accident.
It is important to note that crimes of the first degree, second degree, third degree, and fourth degree are referred to the Ocean County Superior Court for disposition.
Lacey Municipal Criminal Defense and Traffic Lawyer
Because of the active work of both the New Jersey State Police and the Lacey Township Police Department the Lacey Municipal Court commonly hears cases involving traffic violations. Many times these are people who are traveling on the Garden State Parkway and U.S. Route 9.
The criminal offenses heard in the municipal court vary greatly. Although not felony crimes, they can however result in a criminal record and the possibility of up to six months in jail if you are convicted. They include violations like possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana, shoplifting, harassment, obstructing the administration of law, underage drinking, and drug paraphernalia charges to name but a few.
Contact a Lacey Municipal Court Attorney
Proceedings in Municipal court can often be very serious and bring with them life-changing consequences. It is important to have an attorney experienced in the Lacey Municipal Court as your advocate if you have been charged with a crime or cited for a traffic offense. The Bronzino Law Firm LLC understands that the issues in municipal court can greatly impact individuals, their jobs, their children, as well as the rest of their families. That is why our attorneys work very closely with our clients throughout the legal process to deliver personalized and very effective legal solutions. Our extensive experience makes us the partner you need when facing any municipal court proceeding in Lacey.
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