Brielle DWI Lawyer

Former Monmouth County DWI Prosecutor

One of the more prevalent roadways for DWI, DUI, Refusal & Traffic arrests or summonses in Monmouth County is State Highway 71, which runs through the Borough of Brielle (“Brielle”). If you have been issued a traffic summons, charged or arrested for driving while intoxicated or a criminal offense in Brielle, The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can assist you. An experienced DWI defense lawyer is available immediately to answer your questions. Our law firm will develop a comprehensive defense strategy once we are provided with the facts of your case and an initial consultation with one of our lawyers is free of charge.

Brielle was founded in the late 1700s and is a Shore Community located in Southern Monmouth County. This municipality runs along the Manasquan River and the waterfront and its fishing, restaurants and taverns, attract significant tourism. The adjacent towns are Point Pleasant Beach, Manasquan, Sea Girt, and Bay Head. The major roadways in Brielle are Route 71, State Highway 34, the Garden State Parkway, and State Highway 35.

Frequently Charged Criminal & Ordinance Offenses in Brielle

Brielle has local regulations which are referred to as Ordinances. The cases heard in Brielle Municipal Court not only involve non-indictable criminal offenses and motor vehicle summons but also ordinance violations. The law and issues surrounding traffic tickets and criminal offenses are discussed on our sister sites which can be accessed through the links provided above. The misdemeanor and disorderly persons offenses frequently encountered include:

With respect to Ordinances, the following is a list of the ordinances with related links to the applicable regulations: (1) noise ordinance and regulations; (2) disorderly conduct ordinance; (3) resisting arrest ordinance; and (4) open alcohol in public.

Brielle Traffic Ticket & Traffic Summons Court

The Municipal Court of Brielle also has jurisdiction over traffic summonses issued within the municipality. Our law firm has a significant traffic ticket and motor vehicle summons defense practice and our lawyers frequently appear in Brielle before Judge Capatorto and whomever is appearing on a particular day on behalf of the municipal prosecutor’s office. The traffic cases heard in Brielle Municipal Court include DWI, Driving Without Insurance, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, Unlicensed Driver, Speeding, Reckless Driving, Careless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Failure to Report an Accident. Our success rate in defending these charges has historically been overwhelming and the vast majority of individuals whom we have represented in Brielle on these matters have obtained dismissal and/or a downgrade of these charges. For more information concerning the law on a particular traffic violation or DWI in Brielle, please consult our traffic ticket website from the link above.

Brielle Municipal Court

Our Monmouth County DWI attorneys frequently defend clients arrested for driving while intoxicated in Brielle Municipal Court. The Courthouse is located at 601 Union Lane, Brielle, New Jersey 08730 and the telephone number is (732) 223-0600. Court sessions are conducted on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 9 A.M. unless otherwise scheduled. The Judge is the Honorable Paul Capatorto and the Municipal Prosecutor is Citta, Holzaptel, Zabarsky & Simon. Lawyers and pro se litigants can meet with the prosecutor in a conference room adjacent to the Courtroom.

Directions to the Brielle Municipal Court & Complex

Take Exit 98 off of the Garden State Parkway and Proceed South on State Highway 34. Continue on State Highway 34 until it changes to State Highway 35 South. Follow signs for Brielle Business district and exit just before the Point Pleasant Bridge, there is a sign indicating “Brielle Business District”. Continue approximately 1/4 mile until you pass a small strip mall to your right and you will see a sign for State Highway 71. Make a right onto Highway 71 and continue through straight and the Municipal Court is on the left hand side of the road just beyond the highway overpass.

Brielle Police Department

The police department is also located at 601 Union Lane, Brielle , New Jersey. The number for the Police Department is (732) 528-5050. The Police Chief is Michael W. Palmer and his telephone number is 732-528-5050. The PBA local for Brielle is Local 50 and its website is

The criminal defense attorneys at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall frequently appear in Brielle Municipal Court on motor vehicle offenses, including DWI, and criminal charges. Every lawyer at the firm has experience in handling traffic tickets, DUI and criminal offenses, and our lead attorney, Jonathan F. Marshall, is a former prosecutor in Monmouth County. We are confident that we can be of assistance and that one of our attorneys can address your concerns during a free initial consultation.

Other Resources:

The municipal website is

Information regarding restaurants, entertainment and other attractions can be found at

The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall defend individuals on misdemeanor disorderly persons offenses of Disorderly Conduct, Simple Assault, Resisting Arrest, Hindering the Administration of Justice, Harassment, Possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, Possession of drug paraphernalia, Shoplifting, Bad Checks, Criminal Mischief, and on traffic offenses such as DWI, Refusal, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and Driving While Suspended or Revoked, Speeding, Unlicensed, Careless Driving or Reckless Driving, in the Municipal Court of the Borough of Brielle, 601 Union Avenue, Brielle, New Jersey, 08730.