Hazlet Township Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Hazlet Township, NJ

Facing criminal accusations at Hazlet Township Municipal Court can be an intimidating ordeal leading to possible fines and even jail time. However, the assistance of a well-informed New Jersey criminal defense attorney drastically improves your chances of a more lenient outcome. The Lento Law Firm's Criminal Defense Team, under the guidance of Attorney Joseph D. Lento, boasts a wealth of experience in representing clients in municipal courts across New Jersey, including Hazlet Township. They will work to resolve your case favorably whether you're accused of DWI, ordinance breaches, or disorderly persons offenses.

Hazlet Township, New Jersey

Home to just over 20,000 people, Hazlet Township, sits minutes south of Raritan Bay in northern Monmouth County. Originally incorporated as Raritan Township in 1848, the township took its new name in 1967 after one of the community's notable figures, Dr. John Hazlet. Today, Hazlet Township offers its residents a pleasant suburban lifestyle just minutes from the Jersey Shore.

Hazlet Township Municipal Court

Hazlet Township Municipal Court shares a building with Police Department headquarters on Middle Street next to the Public Library. The court mainly adjudicates minor offenses, including traffic tickets, violations of municipal ordinances, and disorderly persons offenses. More severe indictable offenses typically may have their first hearing in Municipal Court before being transferred to the Monmouth County Superior Court in Freehold Borough for trial.

Municipal Court Contact Details:

Hazlet Municipal Court

255 Middle Road

Hazlet, NJ 07730

Phone: 732-264-2231

Fax: 732-264-7375

Email: [email protected]

Municipal Court Judge: Michael Pugliese

Court Administrator: Robin Young

Business Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Importance of Retaining a Skilled Attorney for Municipal Court

Even minor offenses in New Jersey can lead to unfavorable repercussions, such as fines, incarceration, and a long-term criminal record. Deciding to represent yourself in Municipal Court is certainly your right, but it is a risky choice that heightens the chance of receiving harsher penalties, especially if you don't know the law. A skilled attorney with specific municipal court experience improves your chances of a better outcome. They can work to have the charges dismissed or negotiate a less severe sentence on your behalf. Furthermore, a seasoned lawyer can guide you in applying for any diversionary programs for which you might be eligible (like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge), which could result in the dismissal of your charges upon successful program completion.

The Lento Law Firm is prepared to assist with a full range of court-related issues at Hazlet Township Municipal Court, including but not limited to:

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

Let Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his Criminal Defense Team assist you in securing the most favorable resolution possible when appearing at Hazlet Township Municipal Court. To arrange a consultation, reach out to 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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