Howell Township Municipal Court

Location: 300 Old Tavern Rd., Howell Township, NJ 07731
Mailing Address: Howell Township Court, P.O. Box 580, Howell, NJ 07731
Phone: (732) 938-4848
Fax: (732) 938-7054

The Judge is the Honorable Allen S. Kaplan, J.M.C. The prosecutor is State Senator Sean Kean, Esq. The court administrator is Elizabeth McGee. Howell has become one of the busiest municipal courts in Monmouth County. Night sessions at the court can be overwhelming, with a multi-hour waiting line to speak with the prosecutor. Howell Township Police as well as State Police issue a heavy amount of speeding tickets and other traffic tickets in Howell.

A large amount of DWI and minor criminal arrests are also made in Howell. We commonly appear in the Howell Twp court to provide legal defense to those accused of drunk driving, drug possession, speeding, and other violations.

Howell Township in located in southern Monmouth County, NJ. The 2000 Census, reported the township population to be 48,903.

Howell Township officially became a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature made on February 23, 1801. Howell was comprised from pieces of neighboring towns such as Shrewsbury Township, Brick Township, Wall Township and Farmingdale. Ramtown is an unincorporated section of Howell Township.

Howell has even had some appearances in Hollywood. Parts of the 2005 motion picture War of the Worlds were shot in Howell.

German-Americans make up the larges portion of Howell residents (17.7%), followed by English (12.7%), Irish (11.5%), United States or American (9.9%), Polish (6.6%), French (4.0%) and Italian (2.7%).

The median household income in Howell Township is $68,069, and the median income for a family was $74,623. Men had a median income of $55,349 as opposed to $34,722 for women.

Howell Township’s municipal government is set up pursuant to the Faulkner Act (Council-Manager) form. The township is led by a mayor and a four-member Township Council.

Bob Walsh is the Mayor of Howell Township. Township Council members include Deputy Mayor Angela W. Dalton, and Council Members; Lous Memmolo Sr, Susan Schroeder Clark, and Curtis Vislocky. The Township Manager is Helene Schlegel.

The Chief of the Howell Police Department is Ronald T. Carter.

The Manasquan Reservoir is located in Howell Township. The reservoir has nature and exercise related activities such as fishing, bird watching, jogging, biking, dog walking. Turkey Swamp Park is a nature preserve and park featuring several jogging trails. Shark River and Six Flags Great Adventure also also located nearby.

Howell is well-serviced by roads and highways. Routes 9 and 33 traverse the town. I-195 runs east-west through the town from the shore to Trenton.

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Anthony J. Vecchio

Anthony’s entire career has been dedicated to defending those accused of crimes, DWI, serious motor vehicle violations, and the rights of victims of crimes and accidents. He has prosecuted, defended, or appealed cases ranging from municipal court matters to more serious crimes including drug offenses and murder. Anthony is passionate about providing personalized, thorough, and effective representation to individuals in crisis.

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