Criminal Defense Attorney in Milltown, NJ
When confronted with a DWI, traffic infraction, or disorderly persons charge in Milltown Municipal Court, retaining an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney is crucial for securing the most favorable outcome. Boasting years of experience in representing clients across New Jersey's municipal courts, Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his accomplished criminal defense team have a long track record of success. They will diligently work to achieve the most advantageous resolution in your case.
Discovering Milltown, New Jersey
Sandwiched between the townships of North Brunswick and East Brunswick, the small borough of Milltown likely derives its name from an old gristmill that used to sit on the banks of Lawrence Brook, the creek that winds its way through town. Today, Milltown is home to approximately 7300 people, offering its residents a pleasant small-town oasis in the midst of the busy and heavily populated New York City suburbs.
About Milltown Municipal Court
Located at the Municipal Building on Washington Avenue, Milltown Municipal Court primarily presides over ordinance violations, traffic offenses, and disorderly persons offenses within the borough, while more serious indictable offenses are transferred to Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick. During off-hours, weekends, or holidays when Superior Court is not in session, an on-duty Municipal Judge can issue emergency temporary restraining orders if necessary.
Court Contact Details:
Milltown Municipal Court
39 Washington Avenue
Milltown, NJ 08850
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Municipal Court Judge: Karl R. Meyertons
Court Administrator: Dione Longuillo
Why Hire an Attorney for Municipal Court
Although municipal courts usually address minor offenses, the consequences of a conviction in New Jersey can be far-reaching. Convicted individuals may face jail time, fines, probation, and a lingering criminal record. Retaining a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer with a deep understanding of municipal court procedures can significantly boost your chances for a more favorable outcome. A seasoned attorney can negotiate for a lighter sentence, reduced charges, or even a dismissal of charges. Moreover, your lawyer can offer guidance on securing alternative solutions for preserving a clean criminal record, such as Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge diversionary programs.
Attorney Lento and his team are available to assist you with any of the following matters at Milltown Municipal Court:
- Moving violations
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Drug offenses
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable crimes
Avoid putting your future opportunities at risk and incurring an unfair criminal record by going it alone at Milltown Municipal Court. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team are standing by to help you achieve a more favorable resolution. Contact the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 today for a consultation.