Ship Bottom Criminal Law Attorney
Ship Bottom is well known as the “Gateway To Long Beach Island” because of it is conveniently located at the foot of the only bridge onto the Island. It is popular destination for day-trippers because of its ease of access. Moreover, Ship Bottom also hosts numerous hotel and private rental accommodations for those looking to enjoy all that LBI has to offer. Ship Bottom boat ramp at 11th Street and the Bay is a very popular destination for a day on the water. This same boat ramp also hosts evening concerts throughout the summer as well. Ship Bottom is also home to LBI’s annual Christmas Parade in early December. As is normal, an increase in tourism also brings an increased workload for the Ship Bottom Police Department and Municipal Court. Traffic related charges generally face by those cited in Ship Bottom 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.
If you or someone you know has been issued a traffic citation or been arrested in Ship Bottom, The Bronzino Law Firm LLC , is always there for our clients in their hour of need. Our team works closely with all our clients and their families throughout the legal process to deliver highly personalized and effective legal solutions. We work skillfully and aggressively 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.
Ship Bottom Municipal Court Information
The Ship Bottom Municipal Court resides at 1621 Long Beach Blvd. Ship Bottom, NJ 08008 and can be reached by phone at (609) 494-2171 x118. The judge is the Honorable James A. Liguori. The Administrator is Karen M. Garcia. The court’s hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM.
The Ship Bottom Police Department is located at 1621 Long Beach Blvd, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008, and can be reached by phone at (609) 494-1518.
As with many small town courts, the Municipal Court in Ship Bottom 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 Ship Bottom 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 note that first degree, second degree, third degree and fourth degree crimes are referred to the Ocean County Superior Court for disposition.
Ship Bottom Traffic Lawyer
Ship Bottom Municipal Court commonly hears cases involving traffic violations. Though 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 shoplifting, possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana, harassment, obstructing the administration of law, underage drinking, and drug paraphernalia charges among others.
Contact a Ship Bottom Disorderly Persons Attorney
An attorney experienced in the Ship Bottom Municipal Court as your advocate is crucial if you have been charged with a crime or cited for a traffic offense in this borough. The Bronzino Law Firm LLC understands completely that the issues in municipal court can impact individuals, their jobs, their children, as well as the rest of their family greatly. This is why, our attorneys closely with all our clients during the entire 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 Ship Bottom.
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.