Barnegat Light Municipal Court Address
10 West 10th Street
Barnegat Light, NJ 08006
Phone Number: (609) 494-7336
Fax Number: (609) 494-7337
Barnegat Light Municipal Court Judge and Staff
The judge presiding over the Barnegat Light Municipal Court is the Honorable Frank S. Salzar. The Certified Municipal Court Administrator is Helen Jean Robinson. The current Barnegat Light Municipal Court Prosecutor is Laura Benson, Esq.
Barnegat Light Court Days and Hours of Operation
Barnegat Light Municipal Court has office hours on Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Court's sessions are typically held on the first Monday of each month beginning at 5:00 p.m.
Paying Tickets and Fines at Barnegat Light Municipal Court
Barnegat Light Municipal Court only accepts payments at the courthouse in the form of cash, check or money order. The Court does not accept credit or debit cards at this time. Payments for traffic tickets only, however, may be made online at www.njmcdirect.com. The Barnegat Light Municipal Court ID is 1501 when using this service.
What to Expect While at Barnegat Light Municipal Court
A court appearance is always required if you are facing criminal or DWI charges. Additionally, you must also appear in court if you have received a summons and “court appearance required” is checked. This is the case even if you wish to plead guilty.
If you are required to appear in court, you should bring all relevant documentation with you and arrive early. Cases are usually called to be heard in a particular order. Individuals who are pleading not guilty and do not have an attorney are usually heard last. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you hire an experienced Barnegat Light Municipal Court lawyer to represent you in your defense if you want to be heard faster.
Parking and Security at the Barnegat Light Court
The Barnegat Light Municipal Court has free parking available both in front and in the back of the building. There are entrances to the building at both the front and back as well. Before you will be permitted into the court, you must pass through the court's security screening. You should keep your phone and/or pager turned off or put on silent mode. Check in with the court staff upon arriving to get instructions.
Cases Heard at Barnegat Light Municipal Court
The most common type of cases heard by municipal courts in New Jersey are minor criminal offenses such as simple assault, trespassing and shoplifting. In New Jersey, these types of offenses are known as non-indictable disorderly persons offenses. The Barnegat Light Municipal Court hears these types of disorderly persons offenses in addition to all borough ordinance violations and motor vehicle offenses, including speeding, reckless driving and driving while intoxicated (DWI).
Experienced Barnegat Light, NJ Lawyers
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About Barnegat Light, New Jersey
Barnegat Light is a small borough in Ocean County, New Jersey with a population of slightly under 600 residents. It consists of under one square mile of land on the northern end of Long Beach Island and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the East, the Barnegat Bay on the West, the Barnegat Inlet to the North and the unincorporated area Loveladies to the South. It is home to the Barnegat Lighthouse.
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