Freehold Borough Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Freehold Borough, NJ

If you're facing a court date at Freehold Borough Municipal Court, securing the services of a seasoned New Jersey criminal defense attorney can greatly help your prospects for a positive case resolution. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his Criminal defense team have a long history of successful defenses for clients in municipal courts throughout New Jersey, including Freehold Borough. They will strive to achieve the most favorable outcome for your case, whether you're facing accusations of a DWI, traffic violation, or a disorderly persons offense.

An Introduction to Freehold Borough, New Jersey

Located in the heart of Monmouth County, Freehold Borough serves as the county seat and is home to about 12,500 people. Once a part of the larger Freehold Township (which surrounds it), Freehold Borough was separately incorporated in 1919. Remembered historically as the site of the Battle of Monmouth during the Revolutionary War, Freehold Borough today (along with the Township) serves as a commercial hub for the region and is hailed in modern times as the childhood home of rock legend Bruce Springsteen.

Freehold Borough Municipal Court

Freehold Borough Municipal Court convenes at the corner of Center and Jackson in Freehold. It primarily adjudicates cases related to traffic offenses, DWIs, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses occurring within the borough, while indictable offenses are typically transferred to the Monmouth County Superior Court, also located in Freehold Borough.

Court Location and Contact Information:

Freehold Borough Municipal Court

38 Jackson Street

Freehold, NJ 07728

Phone: (732) 462-2444

Email: [email protected]

Operating hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Municipal Court Judge: Scott Basen

Court Administrator: Kathryn Krause

Importance of Retaining a Skilled Municipal Court Defense Attorney

A conviction for a crime in New Jersey can have serious repercussions, irrespective of the crime's severity. Penalties can range from substantial fines to incarceration, not to mention a lasting criminal record, all of which could have a profound impact on your life. Although municipal courts primarily handle lesser offenses, representing yourself without legal counsel still significantly increases the likelihood of receiving harsher penalties. However, with the help of an experienced attorney, your chances of obtaining a more favorable outcome considerably increase. A good lawyer can present vital evidence to support your innocence, negotiate for reduced charges or penalties, and sometimes even secure a dismissal of the charges. Additionally, your attorney can guide you through alternative options to prevent a criminal record, including applying for diversionary programs such as Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge.

The Lento Criminal Defense Team is prepared to represent you in a wide array of legal proceedings at the Freehold Borough 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

Being charged at the Freehold Borough Municipal Court represents a critical juncture in your life. Don't gamble with your future. Allow Joseph D. Lento and his Criminal Defense Team to defend your rights. Reach out to 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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