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Dover Municipal Court Defense Lawyers

Dover is a town in Morris County, NJ, with a population of more than 18,000 people. Located on the Rockaway River, Dover is about 31 miles (50 km) west of New York City and about 23 miles (37 km) west of Newark, New Jersey. Highways traveling in or nearby Dover include Interstate 80, U.S. Route 46, New Jersey Route 10, County Route 513, and New Jersey Route 15. Dover may be reached from exit 34 & 35 of I-80, which is a popular stop for travelers, located halfway between the Delaware Water Gap and New York City, and serving the Rockaway Townsquare Mall. Due to its population and the easy access it provides to other areas, Dover is heavily trafficked and heavily patrolled by state and local police. As a result, criminal and DWI charges in Dover are a near constant occurrence, leaving defendants to wonder how best to handle their case and avoid the serious consequences they face.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Dover, New Jersey, you need to speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can explain the charges and the potential defenses that can be used to get them dismissed. Travis J. Tormey and his team of criminal defense attorneys have extensive experience representing clients charged with DWI, speeding, and marijuana possession, simple assaultdisorderly conduct, shoplifting, and other disorderly persons offenses in Dover Municipal Court. At the Tormey Law Firm, our lawyers’ experience as both prosecutors and defense attorneys gives us a major advantage when we combat the charges in your case because we know how the other side thinks. As our founder, Mr. Tormey has been named one of the 10 best criminal lawyers in the State of NJ by the American Jurist Institute. He also has a perfect 10.0 rating on, where he has been reviewed by more than 75 of his former clients. When you’re dealing with a criminal or DWI case in the Town of Dover, you want an attorney who regularly represents clients in Dover and Morris County. The lawyers at our firm appear in courts throughout Morris County on a daily basis, including Dover and we are here to help. Contact us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (908) 336-5008, or use our online contact form to arrange a free consultation about your case.

Dover Municipal Court Information

The Dover Municipal Court handles traffic summonses, minor criminal matters, and municipal ordinance violations. The only criminal cases that are heard at the local municipal court level are disorderly persons offenses and petty disorderly persons offenses. More serious offenses (indictable felony charges) involving jail exposure greater than six (6) months are initially processed in local municipal court before being sent to Morris County Superior Court, which is located in Morristown, NJ. For instance, where charges for possession of CDS in Dover will be adjudicated depend on the type of drug involved and the degree of the charges.

The Dover Municipal Court is located at 37 North Sussex Street in Dover, NJ. The court office is open Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, and the court office can be contacted directly at (973) 366-2200 ext. 1137. Court sessions are held on Monday at 9:00 AM. For more information on the Dover Municipal Court, visit their official website.

  • Michael M. Luther is the Chief Municipal Court Judge.
  • Gerard Smith is the Municipal Court Judge.
  • Lisa Thompson and Douglas R. Cabana are the Prosecutors.
  • Sonia Barria is the Court Administrator.

Directions to Dover Municipal Court

Other Helpful Links and Information about Dover NJ

  • For additional information about Dover, visit the Dover website.
  • The Dover Police Department is also located at 37 North Sussex Street. They can be contacted at (973) 366-0302. For more information on the Dover Police Department, go to their website.
  • For news and information on Morris County, check out the website.

Contact a Dover DUI Defense Attorney for Immediate Assistance

If you are facing a criminal or DWI charge in Dover, NJ, call the Tormey Law Firm today for a free consultation. We can formulate a strategy that will help you avoid serious criminal penalties and potentially get your case dismissed. Contact our Morris County office 24 hours a day at: 866-949-6948.

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With unmatched knowledge and experience in the practice of law, the seasoned attorneys at The Tormey Law Firm are committed to serving their clients and tenaciously confronting the allegations against them.

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Morristown Location

55 Madison Avenue, Suite 400, Morristown, NJ 07960

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Areas we serve

All of Morris County including Boonton, Boonton Township, Butler, Chatham Borough, Chatham Township, Chester Borough, Chester Township, Denville Township, Dover, East Hanover Township, Florham Park, Hanover Township, Harding Township, Jefferson Township, Kinnelon, Lincoln Park, Long Hill Township, Madison, Mendham Borough, Mendham Township, Mine Hill Township, Mount Arlington, Montville, Morris Plains, Morris Township, Morristown, Mount Olive Township, Mountain Lakes, Netcong, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township, Pequannock Township, Randolph, Riverdale, Rockaway Borough, Rockaway Township, Roxbury Township, Victory Gardens, Washington Township, and Wharton.