Criminal Defense Attorney in Middletown Township, NJ
If you've been summoned to present yourself at the Middletown Township Municipal Court due to accusations of DWI, traffic violations, or disorderly persons offenses, hiring a skilled New Jersey criminal defense lawyer can significantly enhance your prospects for a just outcome. The Lento Law Firm Criminal Defense Team has a remarkable track record of effectively advocating for clients in the New Jersey municipal court system, including Middletown Township Municipal Court. They are passionately dedicated to safeguarding your legal rights and pursuing the most advantageous outcome possible. Call 888-535-3686 today for a consultation.
About Middletown Township, New Jersey
Situated along the banks of Raritan Bay, Middletown Township is a bedroom suburb of New York City, home to about 68,000 residents. One of the oldest established townships in New Jersey, Middletown, was first established in the late 1600s and was officially incorporated as one of the first set of townships when New Jersey became a state. Today, its residents enjoy a semi-rural lifestyle as one of New Jersey's coveted coastal communities.
An Overview of Middletown Township Municipal Court
Middletown Township Municipal Court convenes at the Municipal Building on Kings Hwy. This court mainly oversees traffic offenses, ordinance breaches, and disorderly persons offenses within the borough. More serious indictable crimes are redirected to the Monmouth County Superior Court in Freehold borough.
Court location and contact details:
Middletown Township Municipal Court
1 Kings Highway
Middletown, NJ 07748
Email: [email protected]
Municipal Court Judges: James E. Burube, Stephen P. Monaghan
Court Administrator: Kate Chieffo
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Why Do I Need a Lawyer for Municipal Court?
While you have the right to represent yourself at Middletown Township Municipal Court, it's generally ill-advised to attend any court proceeding without a lawyer. Even seemingly minor offenses in New Jersey can lead to serious consequences, including substantial fines, incarceration, and a detrimental criminal record that could affect you for years to come. Going to court without legal representation raises the risk of incurring a more severe penalty for your alleged offense. The Lento Law Firm team can develop a thorough legal strategy aimed at lessening or eliminating the penalties linked to your case. They can argue for acquittal, negotiate for diminished sentencing or reduced charges, and may even accomplish a total dismissal of the charges. If you're eligible for a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, our team can aid with your application process, boosting your odds of acceptance into the program.
The Lento Law Firm can handle a wide array of court-related matters in Middletown Township Municipal Court, such as:
- Traffic violations
- Simple assault
- Drug-related offenses
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
Avoid jeopardizing your future by attending Municipal Court without an experienced attorney. The Lento Law Firm Criminal Defense Team can assist you in achieving a favorable outcome in Middletown Township Municipal Court. Reach out to the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.