Criminal Defense Attorney in Beachwood, NJ
If you have been summoned to appear in Beachwood Municipal Court, whether for a DWI, moving violation, or disorderly persons offense, your best chance of success is by hiring a New Jersey criminal defense attorney with specific experience in these types of cases. New Jersey criminal defense attorney Joseph D. Lento has a track record of success helping clients facing charges in municipal court. He and his team will work to ensure you have the best outcome possible for your case.
About Beachwood, New Jersey
Located just off the Garden State Parkway in north-central Ocean County, the Borough of Beachwood sits just south of Toms River across the Toms River inlet. It was initially developed as a planned summer colony in Berkeley Township in 1914, then was incorporated as its own borough three years later. Today, Beachwood is home to about 10,000 people.
About Beachwood Municipal Court
The Beachwood Municipal Court meets at the Municipal Building at 1600 Pinewald Road. This court mainly presides over vehicle code violations, DWI, ordinance violations, and non-indictable disorderly persons charges, while indictable offenses are referred to Ocean County Superior Court in Toms River. The Municipal Court Judge on-call can also issue emergency temporary restraining orders during off-hours or holidays when Superior Court offices are closed.
Court Location and Contact Information:
Beachwood Municipal Court
1600 Pinewald Road
Beachwood NJ 08722
Phone: (732) 286-6000, extension 121
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Municipal Court Judge: Damian G. Murray
Municipal Court Administrator: Linda Felton
Why It's Important to Have an Attorney for Beachwood Municipal Court
Some people wrongly assume that because their charges are relatively minor, they don't need legal representation at municipal court. The fact is, even minor criminal charges can result in serious and long-term consequences, such as fines, jail time, probation, and a criminal record that could haunt you for many years. That's why it's in your best interests to have the help of an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney when facing any kind of charge in Beachwood Municipal Court.
Being represented by a lawyer who knows the ins and outs of municipal court systems may help you avoid imprisonment, get reduced penalties, or even have your charges dropped. If you are eligible, your attorney may also be able to assist you in getting accepted into a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which can also help you avoid a criminal record.
If you have a court case at Beachwood Municipal Court, The Lento Law Firm can help with any of the following:
- Moving violations
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Drug crimes
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
If you have been summoned to Beachwood Municipal Court, don't risk your future or an unnecessary criminal record by trying to face the charges on your own. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 today for a consultation.