Jackson Township Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Jackson Township, NJ

If you've been summoned to appear at Jackson Township Municipal Court, get in touch with a knowledgeable New Jersey criminal defense lawyer right away. An attorney who is well-versed in municipal court proceedings can make all the difference when it comes to getting a desirable outcome for your case, whether it's a traffic ticket, DWI, or disorderly persons offense. Attorney Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense attorney with extensive experience helping clients in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Jackson Township, NJ.

About Jackson Township, New Jersey

Occupying more than 100 square miles in northern Ocean County, Jackson Township is the largest municipality by land area in the county. While home to approximately 55,500 people, the township is still largely semi-rural, a combination of farmland and natural reserves. It's also the home to Six Flags Great Adventure, a popular amusement park located equidistant between Philadelphia and New York City.

About Jackson Township Municipal Court

Jackson Township Municipal Court is located along Jackson Drive. The primary function of this court is to handle traffic citations, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses. For indictable offenses that exceed the jurisdiction of municipal court, they are referred to Ocean County Superior Court located in Toms River. Additionally, on holidays or during weekends when the Superior Court offices are closed, a municipal judge can issue emergency restraining orders if needed.

Court Location and Contact Information:

Jackson Township Municipal Court

102 Jackson Drive

Jackson, NJ 08527

Phone: 732-928-1205

Fax: 732-928-3276

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

Municipal Court Judge: Daniel Sahin

Court Administrator: Camille Elluzzi

Why You Should Hire an Attorney for Jackson Township Municipal Court

While it is not mandatory to have legal representation in municipal court proceedings, having a criminal defense attorney with experience in the respective local courthouse can significantly improve your chances of success. In New Jersey, any criminal conviction (no matter how minor) can have lingering consequences, including jail time, fines, and a criminal record, and these outcomes are more likely without a good lawyer helping you.

A good attorney will be well-versed with the prosecutors and judges at the municipal court, allowing them to strategically maneuver for an optimum outcome as opposed to simply going into the courtroom unprepared. A knowledgeable lawyer can work to minimize your penalties, reduce the charges against you, and maybe even have them dismissed. If you are eligible for a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention (which could potentially lead to dismissal of charges), then having a reliable attorney assist with submitting your application will improve your chances of acceptance.

The Lento Law Firm assists clients with all court-related matters at Jackson Township Municipal Court, including, but not limited to:

  • Moving violations
  • DWI
  • Simple assault
  • Criminal mischief
  • Harassment
  • Disorderly behavior
  • Drug crimes
  • Restraining orders
  • Diversionary programs
  • Indictable offenses

If you have been summoned to Jackson Township Municipal Court, Attorney Lento and his team will work to get you the best outcome possible. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 today.

​​​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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