If you or a family member were pulled over in Monroe Township and issued a traffic ticket, you are probably wondering what you should do next. First, you should avail yourself of the information regarding the penalties and consequences that your traffic ticket carries. You may be surprised to find that your ticket carries possible license suspension, high fines, and possibly incarceration. For Driving While Suspended, N.J.S.A. 39:3-40, tickets, these aforementioned penalties could be at play. If that is the case, then you should also contact an attorney to discuss how best to handle these charges. If you were issued a traffic summons for driving while suspended in the Monroe Township, NJ, the lawyers at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall are ready to assist you. We are well aware of just how serious the police in Monroe can be and how intimidating it can be to find yourself stopped on a highway like Route 33 or Perrineville Road. With former Municipal and County Prosecutors on staff, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall offer the resources and experience necessary to handle your N.J.S.A. 39:3-40 or traffic tickets. Call our office for you immediate consultation, free of charge, at 1-800-509-3333.
Monroe Driving While Suspended N.J.S.A. 39:3-40
In the state of New Jersey, driver’s license suspensions are administered by the Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC). Your license may be suspended for various reasons, including:
Accumulating 12 points or more on your current driver record.
Being at fault in a fatal accident.
Driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
Failure to appear (FTA) in court or to pay fines.
Failure to pay (FTP) surcharges.
Failure to provide proof of insurance.
Driving with a suspended license.
Disqualification due to mental or physical condition.
Abandoning a vehicle on a public highway.
All Driving While Suspended charges that occur in Monroe Township are heard in one place, the Monroe Township Municipal Court. In the last two years, the Monroe Township Police Department has issued over 16,000 moving traffic violations. Of these 16,000, many involve N.J.S.A. 39:3-40, Speeding (N.J.S.A. 39:4-98), Reckless Driving (N.J.S.A. 39:4-96) and Driving Without Insurance (N.J.S.A. 39:6B-1). In particular, Driving While Suspended charges, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 39:3-40, carry some of the most severe penalties for any traffic violation under New Jersey law. For a first offense, you face a six (6) month loss of license, $500 fine, and $750 in MVC surcharges. A second offense carries a mandatory one (1) to five (5) days in jail, a six (6) month loss of license, $750 fine, and $750 in MVC surcharges. A third or subsequent offense carries a mandatory ten (10) days in jail, a six (6) month loss of license, $1,000 fine, and $750 in MVC surcharges. Moreover, these charges can be further enhanced depending on certain circumstances, such as: (a) if the incident involves an accident, you face between forty-five (45) and 180 days in jail, (b) where the suspension was for driving without insurance you face additional mandatory penalties, and (c) where your license was suspended for a DWI, you could be facing an indictable offense at the Middlesex County Superior Court.
Below you will find the entrance and surrounding area for the Monroe Township Municipal Court where your N.J.S.A. 39:3-40 violation will be handled.
Personnel at Monroe Township Municipal Court
|Judge(s)||Hon. George Boyd, J.M.C.|
|Prosecutor||Patrick Bradshaw, Esq.|
|Court Administrator||Christine Campbell|
Contact Information for Monroe Township Municipal Court
|Court Address||1 Municipal Plaza
Monroe Twp., NJ 08831
|Telephone Number||732 521-4020|
|Hours of Operation||Monday to Friday
8:30 am – 4:30 pm