Stafford Traffic and Municipal Court Lawyers
Stafford Township is the gateway to the resort communities on Long Beach Island, with Route 72 providing the only road access, ending in Ship Bottom as it crosses Barnegat Bay via the Manahawkin Bay Bridge. The Garden State Parkway and U.S. Route 9 run through the township and provide access to Route 72.
Traffic related charges generally face by those cited in Stafford 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 have received a traffic citation or worse been arrested in Stafford, The Bronzino Law Firm LLC , knows well that any municipal court proceeding can be at best intimidating and 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 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.
Stafford Municipal Court Information
The Stafford Toawnship Municipal Court resides at 260 E Bay Ave Manahawkin, NJ 08050 and can be reached by phone at (609) 597-1000 ext. 8539. The judge is the Honorable Damian G. Murray. The Administrator is Carol Jenkins CMCA. Court Sessions are 9:30 AM and 1 PM; unless otherwise noted.
The Stafford Police Department is located at 260 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050, and can be reached by phone at (609) 597-8581.
The Municipal Court in Stafford 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 Stafford 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.
Stafford Traffic Ticket Attorney
Because of the active work of both the New Jersey State Police and the Stafford Police Department, the Stafford Township Municipal Court commonly hears a high volume of cases involving traffic violations. Many of these violations involve people traveling on the Garden State Parkway. 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 a Stafford Disorderly Persons Attorney
An attorney experienced in the Stafford Municipal Court as your advocate is crucial if you have been charged with a crime or cited for a traffic offense in this township. The Bronzino Law Firm LLC understands completely that the issues in municipal court can impact individuals, their jobs, their children, and 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 Stafford.
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.