Criminal Defense Attorney in Carteret, NJ
With the help of an accomplished New Jersey criminal defense attorney, you stand a greater chance of prevailing when summoned to Carteret Municipal Court. The Lento Law Firm has an excellent record of success defending clients across all New Jersey municipal courts, including Carteret. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team will strive for the most favorable outcome possible in your case, whether you're fighting DWI charges, a traffic violation, or a disorderly persons offense.
About Carteret, New Jersey
Located on the northeast corner of Middlesex County, the Borough of Carteret is home to approximately 25,000 people. Separated from Staten Island, NY by a narrow tidal strait known as the Arthur Kill, Carteret is in the heart of the populous New York City suburbs of eastern and central New Jersey. Opened in 2021 despite the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic, the newly built Carteret Performing Arts Center now attracts thousands of people to dozens of concerts and other events each year.
About Carteret Municipal Court
Carteret Municipal Court convenes in the Police Department Building on Roosevelt Avenue in downtown Carteret. This court primarily hears cases involving traffic offenses, DWIs, ordinance violations, fish and game violations, and disorderly persons offenses for the community. More serious indictable charges are referred to Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick for deliberation.
Court Location and Contact Information:
Carteret Municipal Court
Police Department Building
230 Roosevelt Avenue
Carteret, NJ 07008
Municipal Court Judge: Allen P. Comba
Court Administrator: Madeline Zurick
Why You Need an Experienced Municipal Court Defense Attorney
Facing a criminal charge in New Jersey, even the most minor of offenses can lead to significant punishments such as hefty fines, incarceration, probation, and an accompanying criminal record-- all of which could have long-term implications for your life. By enlisting an experienced attorney, however, you greatly increase your chances for more favorable results. An accomplished attorney can present essential proof of your innocence, fight for a reduced sentence or reduced charges, or even have the charges dismissed. Furthermore, an experienced lawyer can help you explore diversionary programs for which you might be eligible, including Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge, which could also help you avoid a criminal record.
Attorney Lento and his team can represent you in all legal matters at Carteret Municipal Court, including:
- Moving violations
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Drug crimes
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
Don't take any chances with your future if you are facing charges at Carteret Municipal Court. Joseph D. Lento and his team will fight relentlessly to safeguard your rights and secure a successful outcome for you. Call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686 to schedule a consultation.