Criminal Defense Attorney in Old Bridge Township, NJ
When facing a summons to appear at Old Bridge Township Municipal Court, retaining the right New Jersey criminal defense lawyer can substantially influence your case's outcome. The Lento Law Firm boasts a proven track record of effectively representing clients throughout the state's municipal court system, including Old Bridge Township. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his legal defense team are committed to protecting your rights and securing the most advantageous outcome for your circumstances.
Introducing Old Bridge, New Jersey
Located on the eastern side of Middlesex County bordering Raritan Bay, the Township of Old Bridge was originally called Madison Township when it was established in the 1860s, but the name was later changed to Old Bridge to avoid confusion with the Borough of Madison. The name is derived from an "old bridge" that crosses the South River (where, ironically, the historic village of Old Bridge lies not in its namesake township, but in nearby East Brunswick Township. Today, Old Bridge Township is a bedroom suburb of NYC with a population of 69,000.
Old Bridge Municipal Court
Old Bridge Municipal Court convenes in the municipal complex at 1 Old Bridge Plaza. This court mainly deals with traffic violations, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses within the township. More severe indictable crimes are transferred to the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick.
Court Location and Contact Information:
Old Bridge Township Municipal Court
1 Old Bridge Plaza
Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Phone: (732) 721-5600
Fax: (732) 607-7946
Office Hours: Mon 10:30 am - 3:30 pm; Tues, Thu, Fri 8:45 am - 3:30 pm; Wed 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Municipal Court Judge: James F. Weber
Court Administrator: Katherine Tevis
Why Hiring a Lawyer for Old Bridge Municipal Court Matters
While offenses dealt with in a municipal court may seem inconsequential, even minor offenses can lead to significant consequences in New Jersey, such as fines, jail time, and the detrimental effects of a criminal record. Without proper legal representation, you may be at risk of receiving more severe sentences for your alleged offenses. A New Jersey lawyer with municipal court experience provides the essential knowledge to develop a defense strategy tailored to your needs. Your attorney will skillfully maneuver through the system, advocating on your behalf and negotiating to reduce your penalties, minimize charges, or potentially have the charges dismissed altogether. If you are eligible for a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge (which may result in charges being dismissed without a criminal record), your attorney can help you apply and increase your chances of acceptance.
The Lento Law Firm is ready to support you in all court-related matters at Old Bridge Municipal Court, including:
- Traffic violations
- Simple assault
- Disorderly conduct
- Drug offenses
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable crimes
Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team are dedicated to defending your rights in Old Bridge Township Municipal Court and obtaining the best possible outcome for you. Contact the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 today.