Manalapan Township

Manalapan Township

Traffic and Criminal Offenses

Town Overview

Many offenses in Manalapan occur in residential areas, the Manalapan Township Police maintain speed traps and check points on a fairly regular basis.   Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. appears in Manalapan Township Municipal Court on a regular basis for private clients.  With his breath of experience, Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. knows how to defend your rights and to successfully resolve your motor vehicle charge or criminal offense in Manalapan Township.  Whether the offense is Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Possession of Drugs/CDS or a minor moving violation, Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. possesses the unique insight and personal contacts to help you through this ordeal.  Contact our office for a free consultation to see what we can do for you.

Manalapan Township Municipal Court

The Manalapan Township Municipal Court only hears misdemeanor criminal offenses and traffic offense cases. In some instances, individuals charged with more serious offenses will have their initial court appearance in Manalapan Township Municipal Court before their matter is transferred to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office in Freehold.  A conviction for a violation like DWI, driving while suspended, or possession of marijuana can tarnish your record for a long time.  While the penalties of monetary fines, loss of driving privileges, community service, probation and sometimes even jail can be life-altering, the stigma of a having a criminal or motor vehicle conviction on your permanent record can haunt you for years to come.  Our office fights to avoid these outcomes.  We handle all Manalapan Township Municipal Court charges including Underage Drinking, Possession of Marijuana, Shoplifting, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Mischief, Speeding, Reckless Driving, Racing, DWI, Refusal, driving without insurance and driving while suspended or revoked.  We also help you seek the help you need if your actions were the result of a drug or alcohol addiction.  If you are being prosecuted for a criminal charge or traffic ticket like one of these, give our offices a call and tell us about your situation.


The Manalapan Township Municipal Court is located at 120 Route 522, Manalapan, New Jersey 07726. Their phone number there is (732) 446-6656 and the fax number is (732) 446-2504. The Honorable James. Newman is the presiding judges. Daniella M. Trancho is the certified municipal court administrator and Joey Slavicek is the deputy court administrator.  Find out more at

Directions to Manalapan Township Municipal Court

Manalapan Township Municipal Building is located at 120 Route 522, Manalapan, New Jersey 07746. This is next door to the police station and post office.

Directions from NJ Turnpike

Exit at Interchange 8. Take Route 33 East. Go approximately 10 miles to Sweetman’s Lane. Take jug-handle to cross-over Route 33. Go approximately two miles to traffic light. At light, make a right turn. Go about one mile to first traffic light. Make a left hand turn at light. Go straight for about one-half mile, you will see building on right hand side. It sits back a couple of hundred feet off the road.

Directions from the East

If coming from the East, (Freehold), take Route 9 North to Taylor Mills Road. Cross-over Route 9. Go straight approximately four miles. The road terminates at traffic signal. Make a left a couple of hundred feet before the light, at the post office.

Directions from the Garden State Parkway

If coming from the north, take G.S. Parkway to exit 123 (Route 9 South)

Take Route 9 South about 12-15 miles into Manalapan Township. Make a right turn from Route 9 onto Taylors Mills Road. Follow Taylors Mills Road to the end (about 2-3 miles) to just before the intersection of Route 522. Make a left turn into driveway in front of Post Office and proceed to Municipal Building next door.

Directions from New Brunswick Area

Take Route 18 south to Route 9 south exit. Proceed south on Route 9 approximately 3 or 4 miles to Taylors Mills Road exit. Take Taylors Mills Road, heading west, to the end. Just before light at end of Taylors Mills Road, driveway on left into Post Office will take you to Municipal Building next to Post Office.

If you are arrested or charged in Manalapan Township, contact an attorney immediately to begin working on your case. You are not alone in this suffering.  Our office stands ready to shoulder your burden and guide you every step of the way.
The Law Offices of Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. is located at 54 Court Street, Freehold, New Jersey 07728, and our office defends individuals arrested and charged with criminal and traffic offenses in Manalapan Township Municipal Court, 120 Route 522, Manalapan, New Jersey 07726, including DUI, DWI, Speeding, Driving While Uninsured, Underage Drinking, Driving While Suspended, Driving Without Insurance, Simple Assault, Harassment, Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Mischief.