Belmar Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Belmar, NJ

When facing charges at Belmar Municipal Court, hiring an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney greatly increases your chances of a favorable outcome for your case. The Lento Law Firm has amassed an impressive record of successful defenses for clients in municipal courts across New Jersey, Belmar included. With the dedicated support of Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his Criminal Defense Team, you can have confidence that they will procure the best possible resolution, whether you stand accused of a DWI, traffic infringement, or a disorderly conduct offense.

Belmar, New Jersey: A Brief Overview

Belmar means "beautiful sea" in Italian, and in this case, the name aptly applies. Located where the Shark River empties into the Atlantic, the Borough of Belmar was established as a resort community in the 1870s. Today, Belmar is home to 5900 permanent residents but entertains thousands of visitors who come year-round to enjoy the borough's sandy beaches and small-town charm.

About Belmar Municipal Court

Belmar Municipal Court is housed in the Municipal Building on Belmar's Main Street. This court primarily hears cases revolving around traffic violations, DWIs, ordinance infractions, and disorderly persons offenses within the borough. Indictable offenses are typically escalated to the Monmouth County Superior Court, situated in Freehold Borough. Belmar Municipal Court also hears cases for the nearby communities of Lake Como and Spring Lake through shared services agreements.

Court Location and Contact Details:

Belmar Municipal Court

601 Main Street

Belmar, NJ 07719

Phone: (848) 220-9620

Fax: (732) 681-4728

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Municipal Court Judge: Dennis Lavender,

Court Administrator: Patricia White

Why You Should Engage a Seasoned Municipal Court Defense Lawyer

Being convicted of a crime in New Jersey can carry weighty consequences regardless of the severity of the crime. These penalties can include hefty fines, jail time, probation, and a damaging criminal record, all of which could profoundly affect your life. While municipal courts handle mostly minor offenses, if you waive your right to a lawyer and appear on your own behalf, there's a much greater chance that you will receive more severe penalties. By contrast, with the help of a seasoned attorney, your odds of securing a more lenient outcome are substantially improved. A good lawyer can introduce crucial evidence supporting your innocence, negotiate for reduced charges or penalties, or even secure the dismissal of the charges. Furthermore, your attorney can help you explore alternative pathways to avoiding a criminal record, including applying for diversionary initiatives like Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge.

The Lento Criminal Defense Team is equipped to represent you across a broad range of legal proceedings at the Belmar Municipal Court, including, but not limited to:

  • Moving violations
  • Simple assault
  • Harassment
  • Criminal mischief
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Drug-related offenses
  • Restraining orders
  • Diversionary programs
  • Indictable offenses

Facing charges at the Belmar Municipal Court signifies a pivotal moment in your life. Don't leave your future to chance. Allow Joseph D. Lento and his Criminal Defense Team to champion your rights and tirelessly work towards securing a favorable outcome. Contact the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686 to schedule a consultation.

​​​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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