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Spring Lake Municipal Court

Spring Lake NJ Criminal Lawyers

Spring Lake is often referred to as the “Irish Riviera” and the “Jewel of the Jersey Shore” because of its pristine nature and the police in the borough intend on maintaining this distinction. The police in the municipality write a significant number of charges, especially during the summer when there is a large influx of vacationers, to insure that the tranquility of the town continues. If you were charged with DWI, possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana or any other offense in this beach community, you certainly are not alone. Our firm, Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver, knows this as well as anyone as the largest criminal firm in Monmouth County. The lawyers here have appeared in Spring Lake Municipal Court too many times to estimate over the last twenty and have the knowledge necessary to insure that you are amply protected. Our team, which includes several former prosecutors, is prepared to formulate a comprehensive plan to successfully defend your charge and avoid the penalties you are presently facing. To discuss the specifics of your violation with an attorney experienced in defending Spring Lake charges, call our Wall NJ Law Office at 732-449-2292. The consultation is free.

 

Spring Lake Municipal Court Defense Attorneys

The municipal court in Spring Lake possesses limited jurisdiction to decide disorderly persons offenses, ordinance violations and motor vehicle charges.  Charges falling under this umbrella are capped at six months in terms of incarceration and any matter involving jail exposure beyond this term must be heard at the Monmouth County Superior Court. This is the courthouse where first, second, third and fourth degree indictable crimes are heard. Violations of this severity are relatively limited in Spring Lake and amounted to 51 filings for the twelve months ending June 2015. The vast majority of the cases filed in the town falling squarely within municipal court authority.

The Spring Lake Municipal Court is operated out of the Borough of Belmar, 601 Main Street, Belmar New Jersey 07719. The administrative office, which is the responsibility of Kathryn M. Garrecht, can be reached at 732-681-3700. The Judge is Honorable Dennis Lavender, J.M.C. The prosecutor is Eric Brophy, Esq. Two sessions are conducted by the municipal court each month on the second and fourth Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. For the year ending June 2015, there were 254 DP offenses like harassment, disorderly conduct and drug paraphernalia filed in the municipality. The total number of tickets for moving violations like driving while suspended, possession of CDS in a motor vehicle, driving without insurance and reckless driving was 705 for the same period.

Call Our Highly Skilled Spring Lake Defense Lawyers For Immediate Assistance

You should not delay in consultation an experienced defense lawyer if you are facing a criminal charge or traffic violation in a Spring Lake. We certainly realize how chaotic things can be for someone who has just been arrested or who has been issued a summons for serious motor vehicle offense like DUI. The best way to regain control of your future is to identify and hire the best attorney you can locate. The lawyers Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver are equipped to serve you well in this role. We are skilled defense lawyers who have appeared in Spring Lake for decades. Contact us for immediate assistance at 732-449-2292.