Ship Bottom Criminal Defense Attorney

Ship Bottom NJ Criminal Defense Attorneys

Attorney William A. Proetta is an Ocean County criminal defense lawyer that represents clients who have been charged with criminal offenses and serious traffic violations such as Drunk Driving (DWI)Marijuana Possession and Distribution, Driving While SuspendedDriving Without Insurance, Theft, and Disorderly Conduct. If you or your loved one has been arrested and charged on the island in Barnegat Light, Harvey Cedars, Beach Haven, Surf City, Ship Bottom, or within one of the many small communities with Long Beach Township that include Brant Beach, Loveladies, Haven Beach and South Beach Haven for a disorderly persons offense, indictable offense, or a severe traffic charge, then you should understand that you are now facing serious consequences.

Ship Bottom NJ DWI and Criminal Lawyers

Penalties for some of the aforementioned crimes may include the loss of your driver’s license, probation, community service, and up to six months incarceration. An experienced criminal defense lawyer will help you to significantly minimize these consequences or even to avoid them altogether.

NJ DWI Lawyer in Long Beach Island

The attorneys at our law firm have successfully handled a wide array of criminal and traffic defense cases over the years. We pride ourselves on working closely with our clients by keeping them involved and informed throughout the entire legal process. If you would like to speak to a Long Beach island criminal defense lawyer who will build a case strategy game plan designed to meet your needs and customized to the particular facts of your case, contact our office today for a free consultation. We are conveniently located in Toms River and can be reached at (848) 238-2100.

***For those clients who find themselves in legal trouble during their vacation, we will be happy to meet with you at a convenient location on the island so that you can avoid the extra pressure and inconvenience of travelling to a legal consultation on your vacation.

Information on the Municipal Courts of Long Beach Island

If you take a brief look at your summons you will notice that a court date has already been established for your hearing. If you have any questions regarding your court date, contact the appropriate municipal court days in advance so that you know what to expect. The following is the contact information for each municipal court located within Long Beach Island. Please scroll down to find the court of your scheduled hearing.

Barnegat Light Municipal Court

Boro Hall

10 West 10th Street

P.O. Box 766

Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Phone: (609) 494-7336

Judge: Hon. Frank Salzer, J.M.C.

Court Schedule: 1st Monday at 5:00 p.m.



Beach Haven Municipal Court

420 Pelham Ave

Beach Haven, NJ 08008

Phone: (609) 492-0111 ext. 27

Judge: Hon. Adolph Sicheri, J.M.C.

Court Schedule: 1st Thursday at 10:00 a.m.



Harvey Cedars Municipal Court

Borough Hall

7606 Long Beach Blvd.

P.O. Box 3185

Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

Phone: (609) 494-9026

Judge: Hon. Frank Salzer, J.M.C.

Court Schedule: 1st Monday at 3:30 p.m.



Long Beach Township Municipal Court

6805 Long Beach Blvd.

Brant Beach, NJ 08008

Phone: (609) 361-1000

Judge: Hon. James A. Liguori, J.M.C.

Court Schedule: (Winter) 2nd Mon. at 9 a.m.

(Summer) 2nd and 4th Mon. at 9:00 a.m.



Ship Bottom Municipal Court

1621 Long Beach Blvd.

Ship Bottom, NJ 08008

Phone: (609) 494-2171, ext. 118

Judge: Hon. Anthony Mautone, Jr., J.M.C.

Court Schedule: June-Sept. 2nd, 4th Fri. at 9 a.m.

October-June 2nd Friday at 9:00 a.m.



Surf City Municipal Court

813 Long Beach Blvd.

Surf City, NJ 08008

Phone: (609) 494-3984

Judge: Hon. James A. Liguori, J.M.C.

Court Schedule: 1st Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.



Ship Bottom, New Jersey Defense Lawyer

A conviction for a disorderly persons offense or serious traffic ticket may n lead to a permanent criminal record in addition to steep fines as well as added difficulty in obtaining future employment and educational opportunities. However, knowledge and experience are effective tools in the courtroom. Our attorneys are often successful in avoiding a conviction for our clients or significantly diminishing the penalties through their knowledge of the court system and rules of evidence as well as their ability to negotiate tactfully with prosecutors. If you or your loved one has been charged with a traffic or criminal offense such as Simple Assault, Theft, DUI, Drunk Driving, Open Container, Criminal Mischief, Public Intoxication, or Leaving the Scene of an Accident then do not hesitate to take advantage of a free consultation with a Long Beach Island defense lawyer. For immediate assistance contact us at (848) 238-2100 or schedule an appointment at our conveniently located Toms River office. Please remember that we will be happy to meet with you at a convenient location on the island so that you can avoid the extra pressure and inconvenience of travelling to a legal consultation on your vacation.