Lakewood Township Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Lakewood Township, NJ

Being summoned to appear in Lakewood Township Municipal Court for a DWI, moving violation, or disorderly persons offense can be intimidating and worrisome. To ensure the best chance of favorable outcomes and justice served, you should hire an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney with extensive experience handling such proceedings. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team have achieved numerous successes helping clients with pending municipal court cases in New Jersey, including Lakewood Township.

About Lakewood Township, New Jersey

Located in northern Ocean County, the rapidly-growing Lakewood Township is currently the most populous unincorporated community in the State of New Jersey, with a combined population of more than 135,000. This area has a rich, textured history, beginning as a hub for timber and iron industries, then becoming an in-demand resort for the wealthy. Today, Lakewood Township also hosts a large Orthodox community, home to the largest yeshiva outside Israel.

About Lakewood Township Municipal Court

The Lakewood Township Municipal Court convenes at the Municipal Building on Third Street. The Municipal Court primarily presides over violations in the vehicle code, DWI cases, ordinance offenses, and disorderly persons charges in the township. Offenses that require prosecution at a higher court level are referred to Ocean County Superior Court located in Toms River. In addition to their usual responsibilities, the Municipal Judge on-call can also grant temporary restraining orders during off-hours or holidays when other courts are closed for business.

Court Location and Contact Information:

Lakewood Township Municipal Court

231 Third Street

Municipal Building

Lakewood, NJ 08701

Phone: 732-364-2500 ext 5988

Fax: 848-207-2273

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Municipal Court Judge: Scott J. Basen

Municipal Court Administrator: Sheila Wilson

Why Hire an Attorney for Lakewood Township Municipal Court?

Don't underestimate the severity of the law in New Jersey if you're accused of a crime. Even minor offenses in this state can have lasting consequences for your life if you are convicted, including fines, jail time, probation, and a damaging criminal record. To reduce the risk of such penalties, it's in your best interest to hire an experienced attorney when appearing in Lakewood Township Municipal Court. A good attorney will know how to navigate the system to minimize penalties, get charges reduced, and possibly get the charge dismissed altogether. Your attorney can also help you qualify for other solutions to keep your criminal record clean, such as diversionary programs like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge.

If you have an upcoming court case at Lakewood Township Municipal Court, The Lento Law Firm can help with any of the following:

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

If you are facing a summons in Lakewood Township Municipal Court, don't gamble with your future or acquire an unnecessary criminal record by attempting to take on the charges alone. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 today for 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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