Manchester Township Criminal Defense Attorney
Though best known as the undeveloped site of the Hindenburg disaster, Manchester Township is now the fifth most populated municipality in Ocean County with 43,070 residents. Given its size, the township has a very high number of disorderly persons offenses. There are another seven thousand tickets and summonses for moving traffic violations and this statistic does not even include DWI charges. The roads in Manchester that generate the majority of motor vehicle charges are Route 37, Route 70, County Route 539, Pasadena Road, Commonwealth Boulevard, Whiting Lacey Road. The charges generally face by those cited in Manchester township include Speeding, Reckless Driving, Driving While Suspended, Driving Without Insurance, DWI, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, and Leaving the scene of an accident. These traffic and misdemeanor criminal offenses fall within the jurisdiction of the municipal court of Manchester.
If you or someone you know has received a traffic citation or been arrested in Manchester Township The Bronzino Law Firm LLC understands completely that any municipal court proceeding can be at best intimidating and at worst extremely confusing. Our team prides itself on working closely with all our clients and their families throughout the legal process to deliver highly personalized and effective legal solutions. We work aggressively and skillfully to defend your rights and needs in court.
Manchester Municipal Court Information
The Manchester Municipal Court resides at 6805 Long Beach Boulevard Long Beach, New Jersey 08008 and can be reached by phone Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM at (732) 657-8121, ext. 3400. The judge is the Honorable Daniel F. Sahin. The Administrator is Tracy Barcus. The current Prosecutor is Steven Zabarsky. Court sessions are conducted every Wednesday beginning at 3:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday and at 9:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday.
The Manchester Township Police Department is located at 1 S Colonial Dr, Manchester Township, NJ 08759, and can be reached by phone at (732) 657-2009.
The Municipal Court in Manchester has limited authority and jurisdiction to decide disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses, town ordinance violations, and traffic charges. The limited jurisdiction of the court doesn’t permit it to decide felony indictable crimes of the first, second, third or fourth degree. Misdemeanor criminal charges heard in the Manchester 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 town.
It is important to remember that first degree, second degree, third degree, and fourth-degree crimes are referred to the Ocean County Superior Court for disposition.
Manchester Disorderly Persons Lawyer
Because of the active work of both the New Jersey State Police and the Manchester Police Department the Manchester Municipal Court commonly hears a high volume of cases involving traffic violations. Many times these are people who are traveling Route 37, Route 70, County Route 539, Pasadena Road, Commonwealth Boulevard, and Whiting Lacey Road.
Though they are not felony crimes, criminal offenses heard in the municipal court they can result in a criminal record up to six months in jail if you are convicted. These include violations like possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana, shoplifting, harassment, obstructing the administration of law, underage drinking, and drug paraphernalia charges among others.
Contact a Manchester Traffic and Municipal Court Attorney
Having an attorney experienced in the Township of Manchester Municipal Court as your advocate is critical if you have been charged with a crime or cited for a traffic offense in this township. At the Bronzino Law Firm LLC, we understand completely that the issues in municipal court can impact individuals, their jobs, their children, as well as the rest of their families greatly. Because of this, our attorneys work hand in hand with our clients throughout the legal process to deliver personalized and very effective legal solutions. Our extensive experience makes us the advocate you need when facing any municipal court proceeding in Manchester.
The Bronzino Law Firm LLC will work tirelessly to protect your rights of our clients across Monmouth and Ocean Counties. For additional information and answers to your questions, contact the Bronzio Law Firm, LLC, serving Ocean and Monmouth counties. Call at 732-812-3102 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with an attorney to retain the experienced representation that you need.