TRAFFIC TICKET / DISORDERLY PERSONS FEES **

Municipal or Traffic Court will be the one and only experience most people will have with the New Jersey Judicial System.  While the various municipal courts are held in semi-formal settings, the consequences for guilty findings or guilty pleas can have life altering consequences.  This Firm offers reasonable attorney fees for the zealous, competent and professional representation provided to our clients.  The Firm's legal fee covers legal services (excluding costs) rendered up until the time of the attorney's first actual court appearance.  The initial retainer will cover all consultations with the Client; all correspondence with the Court and Prosecutor; legal research; receipt and review of the State's discovery; consultations with experts/investigators; receipt and review of audio/video recordings; receipt and review of photographic evidence; preparation, filing and arguing of all pre-trial motions and negotiating a plea arrangement;

In order to provide prospective clients with a generalized idea of potential legal fees, below please see a list of Courts and starting fees for traffic ticket and disorderly persons/drug offenses venued therein: 

1.  Barnegat Township - Fees starting at $350.00
2.  Lacey Township (Forked River) - Fees starting at $350.00
3.  Ocean Township (Waretown) - Fees starting at $350.00
4.  ​Stafford Township (Manahawkin) - Fees starting at $350.00

5.  Berkeley Township - Fees starting at $400.00
6.  South Toms River - Fees starting at $400.00
7.  Ship Bottom - Fees starting at $400.00
8.  Beachwood - Fees starting at $400.00
​9.  Surf City - Fees starting at $400.00
10.  Ocean Gate - Fees starting at $400.00
11.  Pine Beach - Fees starting at $400.00

12.  Toms River - Fees starting at $450.00
13.  Island Heights - Fees starting at $450.00
14.  Long Beach Township - Fees statrting at $450.00
15.  Harvey Cedars - Fees starting at $450.00

16.  Beach Haven- Fees starting at $500.00
17.  Barnegat Light - Fees starting at $500.00
18.  Tuckerton - Fees starting at $500.00
19.  Little Egg Harbor - Fees starting at $500.00
20.  Manchester Township - Fees starting at $500.00
21.  Lakehurst - Fees starting at $500.00

22.  Brick Township - Fees starting at $650.00
23.  Seaside Park - Fees starting at $650.00
24.  Seaside Heights - Fees starting at $650.00

25.  Lakewood - Fees starting at $700.00
26.  Lavallette - Fees starting at $700.00
27.  Mantoloking - Fees starting at $700.00
28.  Jackson Township - Fees starting at $700.00
29.  Point Pleasant Borough - Fees starting at $700.00
30.  Point Pleasant Beach - Fees starting at $700.00
31.  Plumsted Township (New Egypt) - Fees starting at $700.00

Representation in Municipal Courts Outside of Ocean County Start at $750.00.

**  The fees listed above are based upon the distance between this Firm and the listed Municipal Court together with this Firm's knowledge of the time expenditures generally encountered in each of the Courts.  As each case is different, the actual fee for services will be quoted only after the client and the attorney discuss the facts, circumstances and situations involved in each matter.  Circumstances where additional charges may apply include but are not limited to situations where the prospective client has been issued multiple violations, charges for Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While Suspended, Driving Without Liability Insurance, Speeding violations of 25+ mph over the posted limit or if the potential client has more than 4 motor vehicle points active against his/her license.