Berkeley Township Municipal Court Address
631 Pinewald-Keswick Road
Bayville, NJ 08721
Phone Number: (732) 240-6661
Fax Number: (732) 240-0984
Berkeley Township Municipal Court Judge and Staff
The judge presiding over the Berkeley Township Municipal Court is the Honorable James J. Gluck. The Certified Municipal Court Administrator is Aileen Alonzo, the Deputy Court Administrator is Cynthia Walsh and Angela Van Winkle is the Violations Clerk. The Berkeley Township Municipal Court Prosecutor is Steven Zabarsky, Esq.
Berkeley Court Days, Sessions & Hours of Operation
Berkeley Township Municipal Court sessions are held on the second, third and fourth Wednesday of the month (except December). Times are as follows: second Wednesday 8:00 a.m. & 3:30 p.m., third Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. only, and fourth Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Payment of Fines and Tickets at Berkeley Municipal Court
Berkeley Township Municipal Court does not currently accept credit or debit cards. Payment must be made in the form of cash, check or money order. Payments for traffic tickets only may be made at www.njmcdirect.com. The Berkeley Township Court ID is 1505.
What to Expect on Your Day at the Berkeley Township Municipal Court
A court appearance is required in criminal matters and DWI charges. Additionally, if “court appearance required” is checked on your summons, you must appear in court at the time and place indicated, even if you wish to plead guilty.
If a court appearance is required, it is very important that you arrive to court early on the date stated on your ticket, summons, subpoena or court notice, and bring all documentation with you. Upon arrival, you will go through a metal detection procedure before entering the court. A court officer will then check you in and give you further instructions.
The court hears cases in a particular order, with those pleading not guilty pro se (without an attorney) being heard last. It is highly recommended that you hire an experienced Berkeley Township Municipal Court lawyer to represent you in your defense if you want to be heard faster.
Types of Cases Heard at Berkeley Township Municipal Court
The Berkeley Township Municipal Court has jurisdiction over cases within its territorial area, including violations of municipal ordinances, violations of motor vehicle and traffic laws, disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses and other non-indictable offenses, except where exclusive jurisdiction is given to the Superior Court.
Experienced Berkeley Township, NJ Lawyers
If you need a knowledgeable attorney in Berkeley Township, consider Villani & DeLuca. Our lawyers offer free consultations to help you resolve your legal issues. Call a Berkeley Township lawyer at (732) 965-3350 today!
About Berkeley Township, New Jersey
Berkeley Township is located in the central part of Ocean County along the Atlantic Ocean and Barnegat Bay, which is part of the Intracoastal Waterway. Berkeley Township lies within the federally designated New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve.
Bayville, Manitou Park, Pelican Island, Pinewald and South Seaside Park are unincorporated areas located within Berkeley Township, and the township completely surrounds the borough of Ocean Gate.
Berkeley Township has about 41,000 residents. Garden State Parkway, U.S. Route 9 and Route 37 pass through the township. Berkeley has 4 sections – Holiday City Berkeley, Holiday City South, Holiday Heights and Silver Ridge. Winding River Park and Ocean County Mall are nearby. The township gets a heavy influx of tourists all year round.
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