Dunellen Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Dunellen, NJ

Do you have a pending appearance at the Dunellen Municipal Court for a DWI, traffic citation, ordinance breach, or a disorderly persons charge? If so, engaging a skilled New Jersey criminal defense attorney is the most effective strategy to secure the most favorable outcome for your situation. The Lento Law Firm has a proven track record of successfully defending clients in municipal courts across New Jersey, including Dunellen. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team are committed to achieving a more satisfactory resolution than if you were to represent yourself.

Dunellen, New Jersey: An Overview

Located in northern Middlesex County, the small borough of Dunellen is home to approximately 7600 people. First established in the late 1800s as a railroad town, Dunellen is currently in the midst of a redevelopment of its historic downtown area.

About Dunellen Municipal Court

Convening at the Municipal Building on North Avenue, the Dunellen Municipal Court mainly adjudicates cases involving traffic offenses, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons incidents within the borough. More severe indictable offenses are directed to the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick. During holidays, weekends, and off-hours when Superior Court offices are closed, the municipal judge on-call can issue emergency temporary restraining orders if needed.

Municipal Court Contact Details:

Dunellen Municipal Court

455 North Avenue

Dunellen, NJ 08812

Phone: 732-968-3400

Fax: 732-968-3576

Email: [email protected]

Municipal Court Judge: Katherine Howes

Court Administrator: Theresa M. Crisafulli

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Why Hire a Lawyer for Your Municipal Court Appearance?

In New Jersey, even minor infractions can result in substantial fines and jail time, as well as a lasting criminal record. Engaging a knowledgeable attorney with specific experience in NJ municipal courts is your best bet for obtaining leniency and avoiding the most adverse consequences. A competent lawyer can present persuasive evidence to establish your innocence, negotiate reduced penalties or charges, and even potentially have the charges dismissed. Furthermore, if you qualify for a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, your lawyer can facilitate your application to maximize your chances of being admitted to the program.

Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team of experienced professionals understand the nuances of the New Jersey legal system and are dedicated to protecting your rights and interests. They will thoroughly examine your case, identify potential weaknesses in the prosecution's evidence, and develop a solid defense strategy tailored to your unique circumstances.

The Lento Law Firm offers comprehensive legal support for clients at Dunellen Municipal Court, covering a wide range of court-related matters, such as:

  • Traffic citations/moving violations
  • Assault
  • DWI charges
  • Trespassing
  • Drug-related offenses
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Criminal mischief
  • Harassment
  • Restraining orders
  • Diversionary programs
  • Indictable offenses

The Lento Law Firm Team can provide you with the best opportunity for a positive resolution of your municipal court case. If you are required to appear at Dunellen Municipal Court, don't hesitate to contact the Lento Law Firm 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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