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Superior Court - Criminal
PO Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754-2191 www.judiciary.state.nj.us/ocean/i...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 732-929-4780
F: 732-506-5067
Couriers: 120 Hooper Ave, Justice Complex, Rm 220
Toms River, NJ 08754
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No sealed, expunged, judges notes, PSI's, or discovery packets records released
Staff are responsible for the safe keeping of criminal files and data entry into the computer system (PROMIS GAVEL)
Superior Court - Civil
118 Washington, #121
Toms River, NJ 08753 www.judiciary.state.nj.us/ocean/i...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 732-929-2016
F: 732-506-5398
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions over $15,000
Probate records are in the Surrogate's Court at this street location, call 732-929-2011.
Superior Court Special Civil Part
118 Washington St, Rm 121
Toms River, NJ 08753 www.judiciary.state.nj.us/ocean/i...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 732-929-2016
F: 732-506-5398
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed, juvenile, expunged, dismissed, or mental illness records released
Also, use PO Box 2191 with ZIP of 08754.
Surrogate Court
PO Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754 www.co.ocean.nj.us/surrogates/
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 732-929-2011
F: 732-506-5087
Couriers: 118 Washington St, Rm 121
Toms River, NJ 08754
Jurisdiction: Probate, Adoptions
Permanent records of all wills and other estate administrations papers are filed in the Surrogate's Court on microfilm along with their new Computerized Scanning System.
Barnegat Light Municipal Court
10 W 10th St
Barnegat Light, NJ 08006 www.barnegatlight.org/departments...
Hours: 4PM-6PM M,TH EST
P: 609-494-7336
F: 609-494-7337
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Barnegat Township Municipal Court
900 W Bay Ave
Barnegat, NJ 08005 www.barnegat.net/departments/muni...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 609-698-0080 ext. 110
F: 609-698-8540
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Bay Head Boro Municipal Court
PO Box 248
Bay Head, NJ 08742 www.bayheadnj.org/bhnj/Municipal%...
Hours: 4:30PM-6:30PM W EST
P: 732-892-4737
F: 732-899-6494
Couriers: 2233 Bridge Ave
Bay Head, NJ 08742
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Beach Haven Boro Municipal Court
420 Pelham Ave
Beach Haven, NJ 08008 beachhaven-nj.gov/municipal-clerk/
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 609-492-0111 ext. 201
F: 609-492-1086
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Beachwood Municipal Court
1600 Pinewald Rd
Beachwood, NJ 08722 www.ocean.nj.us/GovtDirPage.aspx?...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 732-286-6000
F: 732-349-8390
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Berkeley Township Municipal Court
PO Box B
Bayville, NJ 08721 www.twp.berkeley.nj.us/d_municour...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 732-240-6661
F: 732-240-0984
Couriers: 631 Pinewald-Keswick Rd
Bayville, NJ 08721
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Brick Township Municipal Court
401 Chambersbridge
Brick, NJ 08723 www.bricktownship.net/departments...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 732-262-1226
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Eagleswood Township Municipal Court
665 Radio Rd
Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087 www.ocean.nj.us/GovtDirPage.aspx?...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 609-296-7241
F: 609-294-1068
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Online shows that Little Egg Harbor Township judge is here also.
Harvey Cedar Boro Municipal Court
7606 Long Beach Blvd
Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008 http://www.harveycedars.org/
Hours: 2:30PM-4PM T,TH EST
P: 609-494-9026
F: 609-361-5247
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Island Heights Municipal Court
PO Box 757
Island Heights, NJ 08732 http://www.islandheightsboro.com/
Hours: 6PM-8PM M (only) EST
P: 732-270-6161
F: 732-270-5070
Couriers: 1 E End Ave
Island Heights, NJ 08732
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
This location also holds Lavallette Municipal Court sessions.
Jackson Township Municipal Court
102 Jackson Dr
Jackson , NJ 08527 www.jacksontwpnj.net/index.php/de...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 732-928-1205
F: 732-928-3276
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Window closes at 4:00PM.
Lacey Township Municipal Court
818 W Lacey Rd
Forked River, NJ 08731 www.laceytownship.org/municipalco...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 609-693-1100 ext. 2262
F: 609-693-6749
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Lakehurst Boro Municipal Court
5 Union Ave
Lakehurst, NJ 08733 www.lakehurstnj.org/courtmain.html
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 732-657-4151
F: 732-657-3298
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Court is actually held at different location - 207 Center St.
Lakewood Municipal Court
231 3rd St
Lakewood, NJ 08701 www.lakewoodnj.gov/department/mun...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 732-364-2500 ext. 5988
F: 732-364-8921
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Lavallette Municipal Court
1306 Grand Central Ave
Lavallette, NJ 08735 www.lavallette.org/court.html
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 732-830-1911
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Little Egg Harbor Municipal Court
665 Radio Rd
Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087 http://www.leht.com/courts.php
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 609-296-7241 ext. 301
F: 609-294-1068
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Long Beach Township Municipal Court
6805 Long Beach Blvd
Brant Beach, NJ 08008 www.longbeachtownship.com/departm...
Hours: 9AM-N 1PM-3PM EST
P: 609-361-1000 ext. 6661
F: 609-361-7131
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
This location also holds Ship Bottom Municipal Court sessions.
Manchester Township Municipal Court
1 Colonial Dr
Manchester, NJ 08759 www.manchestertwp.com/departments...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 732-657-8121
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Mantoloking Municipal Court
PO Box 4391
Brick, NJ 08723 www.mantoloking.org/?page_id=82
Hours: Call for Office Hours EST
P: 732-475-7398
F: 732-475-7601
Couriers: 340 Drum Point Rd
Yogi Plaza, 2nd Fl
Brick, NJ 08723
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Do not send mail to the physical address, use only for FedEx, UPS, etc.
Ocean Gate Municipal Court
801 Ocean Gate Ave
Ocean Gate, NJ 08740 www.oceangate-nj.gov/municipal-co...
Hours: 4:30PM-6:30PM M-T EST
P: 732-269-3166 ext. 22
F: 732-269-1561
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Ocean Township Municipal Court
50 Railroad Ave
Waretown, NJ 08758 www.twpoceannj.gov/court/municipa...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 609-693-3332
F: 609-971-9551
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Pine Beach Boro Municipal Court
PO Box 425
Pine Beach , NJ 08741 www.pinebeachborough.us/municipal...
Hours: 3PM - 1st W of Month EST
P: 732-349-6453
F: 732-240-0533
Couriers: 599 Pennsylvania Ave
Pine Beach , NJ 08741
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Plumsted Township Municipal Court
121 Evergreen Road
New Egypt, NJ 08533 www.plumsted.org/municipalcourt.htm
Hours: 9AM-3PM EST
P: 609-758-2241 ext. 116
F: 609-758-7703
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Point Pleasant Beach Municipal Court
2233 Bridge Ave
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742 www.pointpleasantbeach.org/court....
Hours: 9AM-3:30PM EST
P: 732-899-1636
F: 732-295-3521
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
This facility is shared with the Point Pleasant Boro Municipal Court
Point Pleasant Boro Municipal Court
PO Box 25
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742 www.ptboro.com/departments/munici...
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM M-TH; 9AM-4PM F EST
P: 732-899-1636
F: 732-295-3521
Couriers: 2233 Bridge Ave, Borough Hall
Point Pleasant, NJ 08742
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
This facility is shared with the Point Pleasant Beach Municipal Court
Seaside Heights Municipal Court
116 Sherman Ave
Seaside Heights, NJ 08751 www.seaside-heightsnj.org/176/Mun...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 732-830-2202
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Seaside Park Boro Municipal Court
6th and Central Aves
Seaside Park, NJ 08752 www.seasideparknj.org/offices-dep...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 732-793-5116
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Ship Bottom Municipal Court - see Long Beach Township Municipal Court
www.shipbottom.org/municipal-cour...
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Until further notice Court sessions are held in the Long Beach Township Municipal Court Bldg located at 6805 Long Beach Bldg, Brant Beach, NJ 08008.
South Toms River Municipal Court
144 Mill St
South Toms River, NJ 08757 www.ocean.nj.us/GovtDirPage.aspx?...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 732-349-1141
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Stafford Township Municipal Court
260 E Bay Ave
Manahawkin, NJ 08050 www.staffordnj.gov/195/Municipal-...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 609-597-1000
F: 609-242-8253
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Surf City Boro Municipal Court
813 Long Beach Blvd
Surf City , NJ 08008 http://www.surfcity-nj-gov.us/
Hours: 9AM-1PM 2PM-4PM EST
P: 609-494-3984
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Toms River Municipal Court
255 Oak Ave
Toms River , NJ 08753 tomsrivertownship.com/municipal-c...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 732-797-3914
F: 732-341-3074
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Tuckerton Boro Municipal Court
420 E Main St
Tuckerton, NJ 08087 www.tuckertonborough.com/municipa...
Hours: 9AM-12: 1PM-4PM EST
P: 609-296-2036
F: 609-296-9307
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions

Ocean County, NJ Vital Records

Contact the Ocean County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Ocean County
County Clerk
118 Washington St, Rm 114
Toms River, NJ 08753 http://www.oceancountyclerk.com
8:30AM-4PM EST
Phone: 732-929-2018
Fax: 732-349-4336
Recorded Documents

Ocean County Vital Certificates

Ocean County Vital Certificates

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Ocean County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 636.28 sq mi
Population (2009): 573,678
  • Females: 52.0%
  • White: 93.5%
  • Black/African American: 3.5%
  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 7.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 86.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): 62,762
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 6.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 10.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 8.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 83.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 19.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.51
Housing Units (2000): 248,711
Homeownership Rate (2000): 83.2%
Migration Flow to Ocean County, NJ from (2007-2008):

Ocean County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $8,609,069
  • Construction: $802,484
  • Retail Trade: $959,588
  • Professional and Technical Services: $577,769
  • Healthcare: $1,555,472
  • Banking: $321,170
  • Retail Trade: $959,588
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $268,233
  • Manufacturing: $338,928
  • Farms: $4,929
  • Government: $1,800,683
Employed (2000): 213,336
Unemployed (2000): 11,615
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $37,228
Local Government Employment (2007): 22,977
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,629,819 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $1,469,184 (thou. dol.)

Ocean County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 8,223
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.5
Deaths (2007): 6,840
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 34
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.1

Ocean County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 799
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 5
  • Forcible rape: 54
  • Robbery: 214
  • Aggravated Assault: 526
Property Crimes (2008): 11,940
  • Burglary: 2,365
  • Larceny-Theft: 9,187
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 388

Ocean County Genealogy Records