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(848) 238-2100

Our law firm has successfully handled thousands of criminal, DWI, and municipal court charges throughout Ocean County and New Jersey

Stafford Township

Stafford Township NJ Marijuana Defense Lawyers

If you or your loved one has received a court summons as a result of a criminal or traffic arrest in Stafford Township or Manahawkin, then you are probably facing serious penalties under state law. These penalties may include community service, jail time, probation, and loss of driver’s license. Attorney William A. Proetta represents clients in Stafford Township Municipal Court who have been charged with disorderly persons offenses, including Marijuana Possession and Distribution, Prescription Drug and Oxycontin Possession, Harassment, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Mischief, Theft and Drug Paraphernalia. William A. Proetta, Esq., our firm’s founding lawyer, has successfully handled many criminal, DWI, and traffic cases throughout his career. If you or your loved one is facing these or other criminal charges, it is vital that you immediately consult with an experienced criminal attorney to educate yourself of your rights and obligations under the law. Our office is conveniently located on Route 9 in Toms River. Please call us for a free initial consultation and customized strategy session at (848) 238-2100.

Stafford Township Court Hours & Location

Take a look at the summons that you received following your arrest. You will notice that a court date has already been scheduled. If you have any questions regarding your scheduled court appearance then you should contact the court days in advance to gain an understanding of what to expect. Your attorney will also be able to guide you through your day in court. The contact information for and directions to the Stafford Township Municipal Court are as follows:

260 East Bay Avenue

Manahawkin, NJ 08050

Phone: 609.597.1000 ext. 1530


The Honorable Damian Murray presides over Stafford Township Municipal Court hearings on each Friday at 9:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The court administrator is Mary Ann Carricarte and the fax number is 609.242.8253. For additional information on the Borough of Stafford Township Municipal Court, see their official website here.

Stafford Township NJ Criminal Defense Lawyers

Stafford Township is a large municipality on the east coast of New Jersey. Due to the presence of Route 72, CR 539 and the Garden State Parkway within its borders, as well as its position as the gateway to Long Beach Island, Stafford Township and Manahawkin see much police activity. In the summer months, police officers patrol heavily or DWI offenders. Disorderly conduct charges and drug charges are also somewhat prevalent throughout the township.

Manahawkin NJ DWI Defense Attorney

The attorneys at our law firm represent clients in in Manahawkin and throughout Stafford Township charged, among other crimes, with Driving While Suspended, Disorderly Conduct, Simple Assault, Drunk Driving, Possession of Marijuana, and Driving Without Insurance. If you or your loved one has been charged with these or any crime in Ocean County or New Jersey, it is in your best interest to contact a Stafford Township, New Jersey Defense Attorney with the experience and skill to defend you properly and get you the best possible result. For a free consultation and to build a case strategy customized to the particular facts of your case, contact our conveniently located Toms River Office today at (848) 238-2100.