Lavallette Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Lavallette, NJ

Selecting an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney offers you the best chance at reaching a favorable resolution if you have been summoned to appear in Lavallette Municipal Court. With years of successful experience defending clients in the New Jersey municipal courts, Joseph D. Lento is a skilled criminal defense attorney who can help you to obtain positive outcomes for your case, whether it's a DWI, traffic violation, or disorderly persons offense.

About Lavallette, New Jersey

Home to about 1800 permanent residents (and many more during the summer months), the Borough of Lavallette, NJ is a small but pleasant beachside community situated on the narrow Barnegat Peninsula, a barrier peninsula along the Jersey shore. This community affords an abundance of oceanside activities for residents and visitors alike, with nine protected swimming beaches, plus additional beaches for surfing and surf fishing, and abundant other outdoor recreational opportunities.

About Lavallette Municipal Court

Lavallette Municipal Court is located on the second floor of the Lavallette Municipal building on Grand Central Avenue. This court mainly handles moving violations, DWI, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses, while more serious indictable offenses are transferred to Ocean County Superior Court in Toms River. Under a shared services agreement, Lavallette Municipal Court also hears cases from nearby Mantoloking Municipal Court.

Court Location and Contact Information:

Lavallette Municipal Court

1306 Grand Central Avenue, 2nd Floor

Lavallette, NJ 08735

Phone: 732-830-1911

Municipal Court Judge: Frank J. Salzer

Court Administrator: Elizabeth Boettger

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Why You Need an Experienced Municipal Court Defense Attorney

No matter how minor your charge might seem, the consequences of a conviction in New Jersey can have lasting repercussions for you, especially if you don't have legal counsel on your side. A conviction can result in fines, jail time, probation, and a criminal record that will follow you for years. Hiring an attorney with experience in this area can help boost your chances of achieving a more lenient outcome. Your attorney can provide evidence that proves your innocence, negotiate for lesser charges or penalties, or even have the charge dismissed altogether. Moreover, a reputable attorney can help you explore other options for avoiding a criminal record, including diversionary programs such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge.

At the Lento Law Firm, we can represent you in all matters pertaining to Lavallette Municipal Court, including:

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

Don't take chances with your future if you are facing charges in Lavallette Municipal Court. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team will work tirelessly to protect your rights and get you the best resolution possible. 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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