Location: 1 Colonial Drive, Manchester, NJ 08759
Phone: (732) 657-8121 ext. 3407
A large amount of NJ speeding and other traffic tickets are issued in Manchester Township. Manchester Police also make a fair amount of DWI and minor criminal arrests, mostly disorderly persons offenses like harassment. Court is in session the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. Trials are reserved for the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m.
The judge in Manchester court is the Honorable Daniel F. Sahin, J.M.C. The Court Administrator is Tracy Barcus. Serving as Senior. Deputy Court Administrator is Catherine Smith. Violations Clerks include Sue Donovan and Sandra Brodbeck. The prosecutor is Valter Must, Esq. Although often appearing as prosecutor will be another member of Mr. Must’s firm, including Robert Rothstein, Esq. and Michael Burns. The public defender is Gregory McGuckin, Esq.
Directions to Manchester Municipal Court:
If using the Garden State Parkway South (GSPS), use Exit 88. Then make a right onto Route 70 West. Continue on Route 70 until the Route 9 overpass. The after passing six (6) Traffic Lights proceed to Colonial Drive and take jug handle onto Colonial. Turn right into second driveway.
If using GSPN, better to use Exit 82A, which will put you on Rt. 37 E. Go past Commonwealth Boulevard. Use the “MANCHESTER Water Tower” as your landmark. Make a right onto Colonial Drive exit ramp. Make a right at the stop sign and then left into.
If coming East on Route 70, Go through Lakehurst Borough and then proceed to Colonial Drive.
Manchester is located in Northern Ocean County. Approximately 40, 000 people call Manchester home. Manchester Township council members include Kenneth H. Vanderziel, Craig Wallis, Brendan Weiner, Warren Reiter, and Frederick F. Trutkoff. Manchester was the tragic site of the 1937 Hindenburg crash.