Lacey Township Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Lacey Township, NJ

If you have been summoned to appear in Lacey Township Municipal Court for a disorderly persons offense, ordinance violation, or DWI charge, it is critical that you hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer who truly understands New Jersey's municipal court system. Joseph D. Lento is a respected New Jersey defense attorney with a long track record of success helping clients in New Jersey municipal courts, including Lacey Township.

About Lacey Township, New Jersey

Located in central Ocean County, Lacey Township is home to just over 29,000 people. Residents of this semi-rural suburban community enjoy a diversity of natural beauty, from nature preserves in the north and west to Barnegat Bay and the Jersey Shore to the east.

Lacey Township Municipal Court

Lacey Township Municipal Court in the lower level of the Municipal Building on Lacey Road. This court mostly handles traffic tickets, ordinance violations, fish and game violations, disorderly persons offenses, and petty disorderly persons offenses occurring within Lacey Township. More serious indictable offenses are referred to Ocean County Superior Court in Toms River. The municipal judge on-call can also issue emergency temporary restraining orders during holidays, weekends, and off-hours when Superior Court offices are closed.

Court Location and Contact Information:

Lacey Township Municipal Building

818 Lacey Road

Forked River, NJ 08731

Phone: (609) 693-1100, ext. 5

Email: [email protected]

Municipal Court Judge: Benjamin H. Mabie, III

Court Administrator: Lisa Tatham

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

How an Experienced Lacey Township Defense Attorney Can Help You

In New Jersey, even minor offenses can lead to serious implications such as probation, fines, jail time, and a criminal record that could haunt you for years. If you try to handle your case in municipal court without professional legal help, the chances of incurring harsher sentences go up greatly. An experienced attorney with municipal court experience can work on your behalf to reduce any penalties, have your charges downgraded, or persuade prosecutors to dismiss the case. Depending on your eligibility, a good attorney can also help you apply for diversionary programs such as Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge, which would allow you to keep a clean record without facing prosecution.

The Lento Law Firm helps defendants with the following matters at Lacey Township Municipal Court:

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

If you are facing a court date at Lacey Township Municipal Court, your best hope of a favorable outcome is to hire an experienced attorney with a record of success. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team will work to get you the favorable outcome you deserve. Call 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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