South Toms River Criminal Defense Lawyers
The Borough of South Toms River was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 28, 1927, from portions of Berkeley Township, based on the results of a referendum held on May 3, 1927. The borough was named for the neighboring Toms River Township and the Toms River, which were named for Capt. William Tom.
Traffic related charges generally face by those cited in South Toms River 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 The Borough of South Toms River, The Bronzino Law Firm LLC , knows well that any municipal court proceeding can be at best intimidating and at worst extremely confusing. Our team works closely with all our clients and their families throughout the legal process to deliver highly personalized and effective legal solutions. We take pride in working 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.
South Toms River Municipal Court Information
The Borough of South Toms River Municipal Court resides at 19 Double Trouble Rd, Toms River, NJ 08757 and can be reached by phone at (732) 349-1141. The judge is the Honorable James J. Gluck. The Administrator is Lesley Kirchgessner. Court sessions are held the last Monday of each month at 9am.
The South Toms River Police Department is located at 19 Double Trouble Rd, Toms River, NJ 08757, and can be reached by phone at (732) 349-0313.
The Municipal Court in South Toms River 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 South Toms River 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.
South Toms River Traffic Ticket Attorney
Because of the active work of both the New Jersey State Police and the South Toms River Police Department the South Toms River 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 South Toms River Disorderly Persons Attorney
An attorney experienced in the South Toms River 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 family 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 South Toms River.
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.