Lower Township Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Lower Township, NJ

Summoned to appear at Lower Township Municipal Court? Facing a DWI charge, ordinance violation, or disorderly persons offense? The best chance you have of a favorable outcome is hiring a New Jersey criminal defense attorney who knows the ins and outs of these types of cases. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has a long and successful track record with municipal court cases, including Lower Township, and he will work tirelessly to get you the best possible result.

About Lower Township, New Jersey

Situated on the southern end of the Cape May Peninsula, the land occupied by Lower Township was the first European settlement on Cape May as the Dutch established a whaling village here. Today, with a population of over 21,000 people, Lower Township is the most populous municipality in Cape May County.

About Lower Township Municipal Court

Lower Township Municipal Court convenes at the Public Safety Building on Breakwater Road. In this court, you will primarily face charges for traffic citations, local ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses. If you are charged with an indictable offense, your first hearing may take place in municipal court before being moved to Cape May County Superior Court located in Middle Township. If you need an emergency restraining order outside of Superior Court office hours, on weekends, or holidays the municipal court judge on-call can help you.

Court Location and Contact Information:

Lower Township Municipal Court

Lower Township Public Safety Building

401 Breakwater Road

Erma, NJ 08204

Phone: (609) 886-6040

Fax: (609) 886-6636

Email: [email protected]

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

Municipal Court Judge: Thomas D. Keywood

Court Administrator: Sarah Van Seeters

Why Hire an Attorney for Municipal Court?

While it may be tempting to try to represent yourself in municipal court, this is almost always a bad idea. The consequences of a conviction--even for a seemingly minor offense--can have serious and long-lasting impacts on your life. You could face jail time, fines, and a damaging criminal record, to say the least. A knowledgeable attorney with specific experience in municipal court cases can greatly improve your chances of avoiding these negative outcomes. A good lawyer can work to get more lenient penalties, get your charges reduced, or even get the case dropped altogether. Your attorney can also work to get you accepted into a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which could help you avoid jail time and a criminal record upon completion.

The Lento Law Firm can help with all court-related matters at Lower 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

Years of experience in the New Jersey municipal court system have given attorney Joseph D. Lento the insight and connections needed to get his clients the best results possible. If you have been summoned to Lower Township Municipal Court, 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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