Howell Criminal Defense & Traffic Attorney

Howell Criminal & Traffic Offenses

Criminal Defense Lawyer & Former Prosecutor

Howell is a sprawling Central Jersey township of over 60 square miles. Given its spacious acreage, new development and modern schools, Howell is an appealing community. Howell also happens to have a very large police force of approximately one hundred officers that can be aggressive. The lawyers at our firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall know how to assist individuals who find themselves on the short end of this police activity. If you or a family member was charged or arrested for a criminal or traffic violation like a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) in Howell, our criminal defense attorneys can assist you. Each lawyer has experience and “know how” in dealing with Howell Municipal Court, and our legal team has been practicing for over 40 years, including serving as prosecutor in several area municipalities. Getting arrested in Howell Township is no laughing matter. Keep reading to learn more about the Howell Municipal Court.

Howell Municipal Court

Howell Township Municipal Court is the kind of court which presides over “less serious” offenses. Primarily, it hears only misdemeanor charges. These include charges like Possession of Marijuana, Disorderly Conduct, Harassment, Shoplifting, Drinking Underage, Simple Assault, Resisting Arrest, and Criminal Mischief. The Court also decides all traffic tickets issued in Howell. A common summons in Howell is DWI, Speeding, Careless Driving, Reckless Driving, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, Driving Without Insurance (Uninsured), and Possession of Drugs in a Motor Vehicle. Although all of these offenses are disorderly persons and/or quasi-criminal offenses, they are nevertheless punishable for up to six month in jail, include drivers license suspensions, fines, penalties, and can result in a permanent record discoverable by employers. The criminal defense attorneys here are ready 24-hours-a-day to discuss your charges.

The Howell Municipal Court is found at 300 Old Tavern Road, Howell, NJ 07731. The phone number is 732-938-4500, extension 4106 or 4109. The fax number is 732-938-7054. The Honorable Allen S. Kaplan is the Municipal Judge. Dominick Pondaco is the Court Administrator. The Prosecutor is John Rihacek, Esq. and the Public Defender is Jonathan H. Lomurro, Esq. If you would like more information, please consult

Directions to Howell Municipal Court

Directions to Howell Twp Municipal Court: take the GARDEN STATE PARKWAY to Exit 98. Take the ramp for Rte 34 NORTH. Merge onto Rte 34. Then merge on I-195 WEST. Take Exit 31A and merge onto CR-547 SOUTH/LAKEWOOD FARMINGDALE Rd toward CR-549. Turn right at CR-21/OLD TAVERN Rd. Stop at the HOWELL Municipal Court.

If you were either charged or arrested in Howell, you should consider hiring a criminal defense lawyer to ensure your rights are protected. Each attorney our law firm is highly knowledgeable in criminal and municipal court defense. Our criminal attorneys can help explain the charges or arrest you are facing, inform you of any pertinent consequences, and plan an appropriate defense to avoid conviction. Feel free to contact us 24/7 at 732-450-8300.

The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, 157 Broad Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701, defend individuals charged with Simple Assault, Possession of Marijuana, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Harassment, Shoplifting, issuing a Bad Check, DWI, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, Driving Without Insurance, Speeding, and Careless or Reckless Driving in Howell Municipal Court, 300 Old Tavern Rd., Howell, NJ 07731.