Ocean Township Criminal Defense Lawyers
The Township of Ocean has surprisingly more criminal and traffic offenses than one would think for a community of approximately 8,332 residents. Thousands of complaints are filed in the municipality for an assortment of charges including marijuana possession, simple assault, harassment, drug paraphernalia, and disorderly conduct. Traffic-related charges generally face by those cited in Ocean 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 Ocean Township.
If you or someone you know has received a traffic citation or worse been arrested in Ocean Township, The Bronzino Law Firm LLC, knows well 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. To speak with our offices today in a free consultation, please contact us online or through our Brick offices at (732) 812-3102.
Ocean Township Municipal Court Information
The Township of Ocean Municipal Court resides at 50 Railroad Ave., Waretown, NJ, 08758 and can be reached by phone at (609) 693-3332. The judge is the Honorable Philip M. Miller, JMC. The Administrator is Steven Millette. The current Prosecutor is Steven Zabarsky. Court sessions are held on the first Tuesday of the month at 3:00 p.m. and the third Tuesday of the month at both 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
The Township of Ocean Police Department is located at 50 Railroad Ave # 2, Waretown, NJ 08758, and can be reached by phone at (609) 693-4007.
The Municipal Court in Ocean Township 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 Ocean Township 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.
Ocean Township Traffic Ticket Attorney
Because of the active work of both the New Jersey State Police and the Ocean Township Police Department the Ocean Township Municipal Court commonly hears a high volume of cases involving traffic violations. 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 such as possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana, shoplifting, harassment, obstructing the administration of law, underage drinking, and drug paraphernalia charges among others.
Contact an Ocean Township Disorderly Persons Attorney
An attorney experienced in the Ocean Township Municipal Court as your advocate is crucial 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 Ocean Township.
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.