Toms River Criminal Defense Lawyers
As part of celebrations commemorating the Toms River township’s 225th anniversary, official recognition was granted to the tradition that the “Tom” in “Toms River” was for Thomas Luker, who ran a ferry across Goose Creek (now the Toms River). During the 19th century, Toms River became a center for shipbuilding, whaling, fishing, and iron and lumber production. However, today Toms River is a mecca for those look for fine dining and water sports.
As is common, an increase in tourism translated to an increase in workload for both police and municipal courts. Traffic related charges generally face by those cited in Toms River include Driving Without Insurance, Speeding, Reckless Driving, Driving While Suspended, 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 Toms River, 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.
Toms River Municipal Court Information
The Toms River Township Municipal Court resides at 255 Oak Avenue Toms River, NJ 08753 and can be reached by phone at (732) 797-3914. The judges are Chief Judge, the Honorable James A. Liguori and the Honorable Damian G. Murray. The Administrator is Joanne Flanagan. The Toms River Municipal Court Prosecutor is Steven Zabarsky. Court Sessions are Mondays : 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM-1:30 PM and 3:00 PM and Wednesday: 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM.
The Toms River Police Department is located at 255 Oak Avenue Toms River, NJ 08753, and can be reached by phone at (732) 349-0150.
As is the case with many small courts, the Municipal Court in 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 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.
Toms River Traffic Ticket Attorney
Because of the active work of both the New Jersey State Police and the Stafford Police Department, the Toms River 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 a Toms River Disorderly Persons Attorney
An attorney experienced in the 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. 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 Toms River.
The Bronzino Law Firm LLC works tirelessly to protect the 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.