Bass River Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Bass River, NJ

Having a skilled criminal defense attorney can make all the difference in your case when appearing at Bass River Municipal Court. New Jersey criminal defense attorney Joseph D. Lento has extensive experience in the municipal court system, including in Bass River, NJ. Whether you're dealing with a DWI, moving violation, or disorderly persons offense, Mr. Lento will work to obtain the most favorable possible outcome for your case.

About Bass River, New Jersey

Situated just off the Jersey Shore, where the Mullica River empties into Great Bay, the township of Bass River is home to just over 1400 people spread out over 72 square miles of natural surroundings. Bass River is a rural community where residents enjoy a diversity of outdoor beauty—from the woodlands, streams, and campgrounds of the Bass River State Forest to the marinas of Great Bay.

About Bass River Municipal Court

Bass River Municipal Court convenes at the Municipal Building located in New Gretna, the main residential and business district of Bass River Township. This court deals mainly with traffic tickets, ordinance violations, infractions, and minor offenses within the township, while more serious indictable offenses are referred to Burlington County Superior Court for trial. Under a shared services agreement, the Bass River Municipal Court also handles cases for the neighboring communities of Washington Township and Woodland Township.

Bass River Municipal Court Contact Info/Location

Bass River Municipal Building

3 North Maple Avenue, PO Box 214

New Gretna, NJ 08224

Phone: 609-296-1410

Fax: 609-296-0193

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Municipal Court Judge: Hon. Adolph P. Sicher

Court Administrator: Peggy A. Beck

Why You Need a Bass River Criminal Defense Attorney

Since Bass River Municipal Court handles mainly minor offenses, some people make the mistake of assuming they are fine representing themselves. However, even minor offenses can lead to fines, jail time, and a criminal record that can hound you for years to come. Having a skilled attorney in your corner can greatly help your chances for a more favorable outcome. A good can negotiate on your behalf for reduced penalties or even to have the charges dropped. You could also qualify for diversionary programs like Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge that, once completed, could help you avoid a criminal history. A skilled attorney can coordinate your application to improve your chances for acceptance into one of these programs.

The Lento Law Firm can assist with any of the following issues at Bass River Municipal Court, among others:

  • Traffic tickets/ moving violations
  • DWI charges
  • Assault
  • Trespassing
  • Drug-related offenses
  • Disorderly behavior
  • Criminal mischief
  • Certain indictable offenses (e.g., robbery, aggravated assault)

Don't risk your future if you are summoned to appear at Bass River Municipal Court. Attorney Joseph D. Lento will help you achieve the best possible outcome for your case. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.

​​​Contact The Lento Law Firm Today

When it comes to criminal defense cases, you need the right person in your corner. To learn more about how Mr. Lento can help you, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686. or contact him online.

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