Linwood City Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Linwood City, NJ

If you have been summoned to Linwood City Municipal Court over a disorderly persons offense, DWI, or other violation, having a good New Jersey criminal defense attorney with municipal court experience gives you the best chance at a favorable result. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has a long record of success representing clients at municipal courts throughout New Jersey, including Linwood City. He will fight for you to get the best outcome for your case.

About Linwood City, New Jersey

Located about nine miles from Atlantic City along the shores of Great Egg Harbor Bay, Linwood City is home to approximately 6700 people. A suburban coastal community with historic small-town charm, Linwood City's residents enjoy the benefits of abundant waterways, proximity to the beach, and easy access to the Atlantic City Expressway joining Atlantic City with Philadelphia.

About Linwood City Municipal Court

As of January 1, 2022, Linwood City Municipal Court has been integrated with the recently opened Central Municipal Court of Atlantic County, which is situated in Mays Landing. This court mostly handles traffic tickets and ordinance violations as well as disorderly persons offenses; however, initial hearings for indictable offenses may also take place at the municipal court before they are referred to Atlantic County Superior Court Mays Landing for trial. If Superior Court is not in session, the municipal court judge can issue emergency restraining or restraining orders.

Court Location and Contact Information:

Central Municipal Court of Atlantic County

Atlantic County Government Complex

5905 Main Street

Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Phone: (609) 909-5999

Fax: (609) 909-5992

Email: [email protected]

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

Municipal Court Judges: Timothy P. Maguire, Michele C. Verno, Richard T. Fauntleroy, Howard E. Freed

Court Administrator: Antoinette “Toni” Tummon

Why You Should Hire a Linwood City Defense Attorney for Municipal Court

Even if your municipal court charges are minor, you can still face jail time, probation, and fines if convicted. A conviction will also generate a criminal record that can impact your life for many years. A skilled criminal defense attorney with specific New Jersey municipal court experience will greatly increase your chances of receiving leniency. A good attorney can plead your case before the court and negotiate downgrades or dismissals of charges as well as lesser penalties. If you qualify for a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, completing one of these programs could help you avoid a criminal record. A good attorney can coordinate your application for the best chance of acceptance.

How We Can Help

Linwood City Municipal Court defendants may seek assistance from the Lento Law Firm in all court-related concerns, including but not limited to:

  • Moving violations and traffic tickets
  • DWI
  • Simple assault
  • Criminal mischief
  • Harassment
  • Disorderly behavior
  • Drug crimes
  • Restraining orders
  • Diversionary programs
  • Certain indictable offenses (e.g., robbery, aggravated assault)

If you're being summoned to Linwood City Municipal Court, give yourself the best chance of a favorable outcome with effective legal counsel. Call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.

​​​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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