Toms River DWI Lawyer

Former DWI Prosecutor With Office in Toms River

Toms River is the largest municipality in Ocean County and is intersected by several major highways including Rt. 37 which acts as a main artery funneling people back and forth from the shore in the summertime. Therefore it comes as no surprise that Toms River also makes the most DWI, DUI, and Refusal arrests in Ocean County. A large amount of people who receive DWI charges in Toms River come to us because our DWI defense team includes a former DWI prosecutor and we have an office located in Toms River, which gives our firm an unrivaled advantage over all others. Furthermore, our former prosecutors and veteran DWI defense attorneys possess a combined 100 years of experience and have received specialized certifications from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Standard Field Sobriety Testing and are certified operators of the Alcotest Breath Machine. If you are serious about beating your DWI, then The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall is ready to help. Contact us to set up a free consultation at our Toms River office today!

About Toms River, New Jersey

Formerly called Dover Township until November of 2006, Toms River Township is the largest township in Ocean County with a population of 95,000. The area features a variety of attractions and festivals that bring thousands of visitors. Despite becoming the focus of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency form 1970 to 1976 for its unusually high incidence of childhood cancers caused by toxic leaks at a former area chemical plant, Toms River not only has the most stringent drinking water testing in the nation, it is consistently ranked as one of the safest U.S. cities over the last three years. Toms River is also home to several beaches along the Jersey Shore, including Ortley, Normandy, Monterey, Ocean, Chadwick, and Silver Beach. Summer brings many people to the area to the Toms River Fest, large carnival featuring many world renowned music arts. The town is criss-crossed by several major highways including the Garden State Parkway, Rt. 9, Rt. 35, Rt. 37, Rt. 70, Rt. 166, Rt. 527, Rt. 530, Rt. 549, and Rt. 571.

Toms River Municipal Court

The Toms River Municipal Court handles some criminal offenses (misdemeanors), DWI offenses, and traffic violations. The Toms River Municipal Courthouse is located at 255 Oak Ave., Toms River, NJ 08753. Sessions are held on Mondays at 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays at 9 a.m. & 4 p.m., and Thursday at 4 p.m. The Municipal Judges are James A. Liguori (Chief Judge) and Damian G. Murray and the Municipal Prosecutor is Steven Zabarsky. If you have any questions about the court schedule then contact the Court Administrator, Joanne Flanagan, at ext. 1060.

The Ocean County Seat is located in Toms River and also houses the municipal court offices. The Justice Complex and Court House buildings are one block north of the Toms River, at the intersection of Washington Street and Hooper Avenue. The DWI and criminal divisions at the Toms River Justice Complex can be reached by calling 800-621-5437. Exits to the County Complex from the Garden State Parkway, are less than two miles and about a five to ten minute drive depending on traffic.

Directions to Toms River Municipal Courthouse

From the North:

  • Take Garden State Parkway Exit 82 (Route 37 East)
  • Go through the first traffic light (intersection with Route 166)
  • Make a right on Route 549 (Hooper Avenue South)
  • Turn left at the second traffic light (Madison Avenue)
  • The County parking garage is the five-level building on the right

From the South:

  • Take Garden State Parkway Exit 81 (Lakehurst Road/Toms River – Lakehurst)
  • Turn left at the third traffic light (Route 549 – Hooper Avenue North)
  • Proceed through the next traffic light (intersection with Washington Street)
  • Turn right into the first one-way entrance, just past the County Administration Building)
  • Turn left after the Stop sign into the five-level County parking garage

More Helpful Information About Your Toms River DWI

The Toms River Police Department is located at 255 Oak Ave., Toms River, New Jersey 08753 and the police station telephone number is (732) 349-0150. If you have any questions and requests for criminal records then contact Police Records, Chief Michael Mastronardy.

Please visit the official Toms River Township web site to learn more about the area.

Our criminal defense attorney at our firm can help you fight drunk driving arrests or other criminal charges in Toms River. Please contact our law firm for your free consultation. Our attorneys also handle underage drinking offenses.