Ocean County

Ocean County Juvenile Defense Lawyer

Ocean County is located along the Jersey Shore and is home to many attractions including Six Flags Great Adventure, Long Beach Island and Island Beach State Park. With so many tourist attractions in this area, the courts in Ocean County have become accustomed to hearing criminal offenses- often including many juvenile crimes. Juvenile crimes are those offenses committed by individuals under the age of 18. Juvenile offenses often result in very serious repercussions, including large fines, community service, and even incarceration with a criminal record. Therefore, it is extremely important to retain an experienced attorney to represent your child. The attorneys at Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver have defended many people in your child’s situation and are very familiar with juvenile law. Our attorneys have over 100 years of experience representing clients in Ocean County, and will strive to reduce or drop your charges. Lawyers are available for a free initial consultation at any time, and can be reached at 1-877-450-8301.

Ocean County Juvenile Court

In Ocean County, all juveniles matters are heard in the Family Division of the Ocean County Superior Court, located at 102 East Water Street, Toms River NJ, 08753 and the telephone number at this courthouse is (732)-929-4717. The Ocean County Superior Court Family Division hears all different types of juvenile charges including assault, robbery, burglary, theft, drug possession, drug distribution, DWI, marijuana possession, weapon possession, eluding, terroristic threats, harassment, arson, trespass, criminal mischief, shoplifting, and underage drinking. Having often appeared in Ocean County Family Court, our attorneys are fully prepared to present an aggressive defense for your juvenile.

The Presiding Judge for Juvenile cases is:

  • Judge James M. Blaney – (732)-506-5375
  • The Family Division Manager, Brendon J. Toner – (732)-929-2042

Directions to Ocean County Superior Court

From the New Jersey Turnpike: From I-295 South, take the I-195 E/RT-29/RT-129 exit, (Exit 60B-A, toward I-95/New Jersey Turnpike. Merge onto I-195 E via Exit 60A on the left toward I-95/New Jersey Turnpike/Belmar. Merge onto CR-527 S via Exit 21 toward Jackson. Turn right onto Whitesville Road/CR-527. Then turn left onto Stevens Road and a right onto US-9/ Lakewood Road. Then, merge onto US-9/ Garden State Parkway South. Take the Lakehurst Road Exit (Exit 81) toward Toms River. Turn a slight right onto Lakehurst Road and a slight right onto CR-527.

From the Garden State Parkway: Take the Garden State Parkway South to the Lakehurst Road (Exit 81) toward Toms River. Turn slight right onto Lakehurst Road and then make a slight right onto CR-527. CR-527 becomes East Water Street. Continue until you end at number 102.

Juvenile Lawyers in Ocean County

Ocean County is known for being tough on juvenile offenders and the court will usually try and sentence juveniles to the harshest penalties allowed by law. Contact Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver if your son or daughter has been charged with a juvenile crime in Barnegat Township, Bay Head, Berkeley Township, Brick Township, Dover Township, Manchester Township, Mantoloking, Ocean Township, Point Pleasant, Jackson Township, Lacey Township, Lakehurst, Lakewood Township, Lavallette Borough, Little Egg Harbor Township, Point Pleasant Beach, Seaside Heights, Seaside Park, Toms River, Tuckerton Borough or anywhere else in Ocean County. Our law firm is often successful at getting juveniles charges downgraded or dismissed altogether in Ocean County. Call our Toms River Office today to talk to a juvenile defense lawyer free of charge to find out more about the legal issues facing your child.