Metuchen Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Metuchen, NJ

When facing a court appearance in Metuchen Municipal Court for a disorderly persons offense, ordinance infringement, or DWI charge, a skilled lawyer with in-depth experience navigating New Jersey's municipal courts will greatly enhance your chances of a favorable outcome and prevent a criminal record. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his legal defense team boast an impressive history of successfully representing clients in numerous municipal courts throughout the state, including Metuchen.

Discover Metuchen, New Jersey

Located in northern Middlesex County, the Borough of Metuchen is located within the busy New York City suburban corridor. Home to about 15,000 people, Metuchen is completely surrounded by Edison Township, having become incorporated as its own borough in 1900. Having developed a reputation as a haven for artists and intellectuals before it was incorporated, Metuchen today still offers its residents a friendly small-town vibe in the midst of the NYC suburbs.

Overview of Metuchen Municipal Court

Convening at Metuchen Borough Hall on Main Street, Metuchen Municipal Court primarily deals with minor offenses, including traffic violations, ordinance violations, DWI, and disorderly persons offenses within the borough. Indictable criminal charges are escalated to the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick for trial.

Court Location and Contact Information:

Metuchen Municipal Court

500 Main Street

Metuchen, New Jersey 08840

Phone: 732-632-8505

Fax: 732-632-8112

Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday

Municipal Court Judge: James Hoebich

Court Administrator: Wahjira Williams-Fisher

The Importance of Legal Representation in Metuchen Municipal Court

Even a minor offense in New Jersey can result in serious and lasting repercussions, such as probation, fines, jail time, and a criminal record that may haunt you for years. Attempting to represent yourself in municipal court without expert legal counsel can easily lead to an unjust sentence. Engaging an accomplished attorney well-versed in these proceedings dramatically improves your chances of securing a more lenient and favorable resolution. A competent lawyer can advocate for lesser penalties, reduced charges, or even push for a full dismissal of the charges. If you're eligible, your attorney can also assist you in applying for diversionary programs like Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge, increasing your likelihood of acceptance into one of these initiatives.

The Lento Law Firm is equipped to handle various matters at Metuchen Municipal Court, including:

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

If you are facing a court appearance at Metuchen Municipal Court, don't risk your freedom and a criminal record by going it alone. Allow Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team to champion your cause and secure the best possible result for you. Contact 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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