Little Egg Harbor Municipal Court
There are very few Ocean County municipalities that have experienced the growth of Little Egg Harbor Township New Jersey. There was an over 25% increase in the number of residents in this 73 square mile town over the last decade. Matthew Dorry, the former prosecutor of the township and an attorney at our firm, is well aware of just how busy a community the township has become as manifested by the Little Egg Harbor Municipal Court processing more than 1,000 criminal charges and 3,000 moving traffic tickets for the ten (10) month period ending April 2015. Members of the Little Egg Harbor Police Department, as well as the state police patrolling the Garden State Parkway between milepost 56 and 59, obviously file a considerable amount of tickets and summonses in Little Egg Harbor.
If you were arrested for DWI, possession of marijuana, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, simple assault, harassment, a cocaine offense, or for any other reason in this venue, call Marshall & Bonus at (732) 286-6500 to speak to an attorney immediately. A conviction for any criminal charge results in a record that you will have to deal with for years, not to mention penalties that typically include up to six (6) months in the Ocean County Jail. A ticket or summons for a serious traffic offense like reckless driving, driving while suspended, leaving the scene of an accident, driving without insurance can also seriously impact your life. We frequently appear in this jurisdiction and obviously know how to navigate the court system so that ramifications like these are avoided. Our 8 member criminal team has over 100 years of combined experience to put to use in defending clients like you. A Little Egg Harbor Defense Lawyer at the firm will be happy to discuss your case and the consultation is free of charge.Little Egg Harbor Court Information Little Egg Harbor Municipal Court is located at 665 Radio Road, Little Egg Harbor, New jersey 08087. Your adversary with be the municipal prosecutor, Steven A. Zabarsky, Esq., or another representative of Citta, Holzapfel & Zabarsky. Cases are heard on the 2nd & 3rd Thursday of the month at 9:00 a.m., with the Honorable Damian G. Murray presiding. The Court Administrator is Deborah A. O’Brien and her deputy is Alina Bertram. The office of the court can be reached at 609-296-7241, ext. 301-304, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Click here for the official website of the Little Egg Harbor Municipal Court.
Judge Murray has authority to decide disorderly persons offenses such as simple assault, disorderly conduct, harassment and paraphernalia charges, as well as traffic and motor vehicle violations. There is no jurisdiction for the Little Egg Harbor Municipal Court to deal with indictable felony cases involving first degree, second degree, third degree or fourth degree. Examples of offenses falling within this grade include heroin possession, burglary, distribution of CDS, and the like. All first through fourth degree crimes are heard at the Ocean County Superior Court with the limited exception of initial arraignment on a case and carry penalties that invariably include thousands of dollars in potential fines and significant time in state prison. The lawyers employed at Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver have battled thousands of Superior Court cases and have even served on the other side as county prosecutors. We have the skills to effectively defend you in Toms River at the County Courthouse.Little Egg Harbor Criminal Lawyer If you have been charged in Egg Harbor with a criminal or serious traffic offense, you need to act now. The charge is not going to go away on its own and, if you are convicted of just about any municipal court offense, you will have to face serious consequences including a permanent record in the case of a disorderly persons offense. And even a major motor vehicle charge can carry significant penalties including up to six (6) months in jail. Call us today to speak to Matthew Dorry or another Little Egg Harbor Criminal Lawyer at the firm. The consultation is free and we can be reached around the clock at (732) 286-6500.
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