Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Egg Harbor Township, NJ 

Having a skilled New Jersey defense attorney in your corner could make all the difference in your case if you're summoned to appear at Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court. Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer with plenty of successful experience in New Jersey's municipal court systems, including Egg Harbor Township. Mr. Lento will do everything possible to get the best result for your case, whether you're fighting an unfair traffic ticket, a DWI, or a disorderly persons offense.   

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey 

 Situated in southern Atlantic County near the Jersey coast, the Township of Egg Harbor (along with Great Egg Harbor) derives its name from a Dutch explorer who observed the vast number of wildfowl eggs lining the meadows and marshlands of the area. Today, Egg Harbor Township is home to around 43,000 people, offering a semi-rural lifestyle and plenty of natural beauty in its setting within the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve.  

About Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court 

As of Jan. 1, 2022, the Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court has consolidated with the newly-opened Central Municipal Court of Atlantic County in Mays Landing. The court primarily handles traffic and ordinance infractions, as well as minor disorderly persons charges within the town's jurisdiction. More serious indictable offenses are referred to Atlantic County Superior Court in Mays Landing. During holidays and off-hours, when the Superior Court is not in session, on-call municipal judges may also issue emergency temporary restraining orders. 

Court Location and Contact Information: 

Atlantic County Government Complex 

5905 Main Street 

Mays Landing, NJ 08330 

Phone: (609) 909-5999 

Fax: (609) 909-5992 

Email: [email protected] 

Municipal Court Judges: Timothy P. Maguire, Michele C. Verno, Richard T. Fauntleroy, Howard E. Freed 

Court Administrator: Antoinette ““Toni”” Tummon 

Office Hours: Monday –  through Friday 8:30 a.m. -– 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday 

Municipal Court Judges: Timothy P. Maguire, Michele C. Verno, Richard T. Fauntleroy, Howard E. Freed 

Court Administrator: Antoinette “Toni” Tummon 

How We Can Help Defendants in Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court 

Many people believe they don't need an attorney in municipal court, especially since Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court mainly deals with minor crimes. However, even minor offenses in New Jersey can lead to fines and jail time, as well as a criminal record that could impact your life for a long time. Many of the worst outcomes can often be avoided with the assistance of a skilled criminal defense lawyer, particularly one who is familiar with the NJ municipal courts system. A skilled attorney can negotiate for lower penalties for you or even to have the charges dropped. Your attorney can also increase your chances of being accepted into a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge. Completing the program will result in your charges being dismissed and your criminal record removed. 

The Lento Law Firm is able to assist you with the following issues at Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court: 

  • Traffic tickets/moving violations 
  • DWI 
  • Trespassing 
  • Assault 
  • Harassment 
  • Drug-related offenses 
  • Disorderly behavior 
  • Criminal mischief 
  • Restraining orders 
  • Indictable offenses  

Hire an experienced New Jersey criminal defense lawyer to represent you at Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court to increase your chances of a positive resolution. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686. 

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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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