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Barnegat Township Municipal Court

Barnegat Township Criminal Attorneys Former Barnegat NJ Municipal Court Prosecutor on Staff

As odd as it might sound, Barnegat Township has been described as a transportation hub because of its access to major highways like the Garden State Parkway and U.S. Route 9, and central location to both Philadelphia and New York City. This has resulted in a 37% population growth in the town over the last decade and so too the number of criminal, DWI and traffic charges heard in Barnegat Municipal Court. If you were charged in Barnegat with any variety of violation, our lawyers are well suited to represent you. Our team of Barnegat Criminal Lawyers not only possesses over 100 years of collective experience in the defense of offenses like simple assault, marijuana possession, and harassment but also includes the former prosecutor in the Township. Matthew Dorry served the community in this capacity before joining Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall and is ready to put his knowledge and experience into action for you. For an immediate free consultation, call our attorneys at (732) 286-6500.

Barnegat Township Municipal Court

Like all municipal courts in Ocean County, Barnegat Municipal Court possesses jurisdiction to decide a limited category of offenses. The criminal violations falling within the authority of Barnegat Township Municipal Court are termed disorderly persons offenses. These misdemeanor criminal charges do not carry a right to a jury trial although they result in a record and in up to 6 months in jail in most cases. The other type of charge that may be decided by Honorable Philip M. Miller in Barnegat Municipal Court are traffic offense, including DWI, DUI, Driving While Suspended, Reckless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, driving without insurance and Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle.

The Barnegat Township Municipal Court is located at 900 West Bay Ave., Barnegat NJ 08005. The Court Administrator, Michele R. Smallze, and the office staff can be reached at 609-698-0080, extension 110, on weekdays between 8:30AM and 4:30PM. Judge Philip M. Miller hears arraignments, pretrial motions and trials on the second, third and fourth Wednesday of the month at 9:00AM and 1:00PM. Joseph D. Grisanti, Esq., is the Barnegat Municipal Prosecutor. Our firm has a great rapport in Barnegat Municipal Court and our frequent appearances therein are almost always successful. For more information regarding this venue, you may consult the official website of Barnegat Township Municipal Court.

Type of Offense

July 2015 thru June 2016

July 2014 thru June 2015

Indictable Crimes



Disorderly Persons Offenses






Moving Traffic Tickets



Barnegat Township Defense Attorney

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or town ordinance violation in Barnegat Township it is important that you hire an Ocean County law firm that not only has experience but knows the town and the court system. Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can confidently say that we are a unique legal option in Barnegat Municipal Court. Our tremendous rate of success can most definitely be attributed to the fact that our firm is comprised of veteran lawyers and former prosecutors. In fact, attorney Matthew Dorry from our office was the municipal prosecutor in Barnegat Township for a number of years. Call us at (732) 286-6500 today to get over 100 years of combined experience fighting on your side. All initial consultations with our attorneys are free of charge.

The Barnegat Criminal and Traffic Defense Attorneys at Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, 250 Washington Street, Toms River, NJ 08753, defend clients charged with simple assault, speeding, marijuana possession, harassment, driving while suspended, driving without insurance, reckless driving and for other offenses in Barnegat Municipal Court.

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