Criminal Defense Attorney in Plumsted Township, NJ
Appearing in Plumsted Township Municipal Court for a DWI, moving violation, or disorderly persons offense? To improve your chances for the best possible outcome, you need to hire a trusted New Jersey criminal defense attorney with extensive experience in municipal court. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his Criminal Defense Team have a long track record of success helping defendants in New Jersey municipal courts, including Plumsted Township.
About Plumsted Township, New Jersey
Named after Clement Plumstead, a Quaker who was one of the earliest colonial settlers here, Plumsted Township sits at the northwest corner of Ocean County just east of McGuire AFB. Much of the township is occupied by portions of the Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area, giving Plumsted's 8500 residents a pleasant, semi-rural lifestyle amid plenty of natural beauty.
About Plumsted Township Municipal Court
Plumsted Township Municipal Court currently convenes at the Municipal Building in the unincorporated community of New Egypt. This court mainly deals with ordinance violations, traffic tickets, and disorderly persons offenses within the township, while more serious indictable offenses are referred to Ocean County Superior Court in Toms River. During off hours, holidays, and weekends when Superior Court is not in session, the Municipal Judge on duty can issues emergency temporary restraining orders as needed.
Court Location and Contact Information:
Plumsted Township Municipal Court
121 Evergreen Road
New Egypt, NJ 08533
Phone: 609-758-2241 ext 116/117
Office Hours: Wednesday 5:30–7:00 p.m.
Why You Need a Good Municipal Court Attorney
Although municipal courts mainly handle minor offenses, the consequences of a conviction may be anything but minor. Your penalties could include jail time, fines, probation, and a damaging criminal record that follows you for years to come. Hiring a local criminal defense attorney who is familiar with the Plumsted Township Municipal Court system and its nuances can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. A good attorney can negotiate for lenient penalties, reduced charges, or even dismissal of your case. Furthermore, they can assist you in qualifying for other solutions to keep your criminal record clean, such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge diversionary programs.
If you have an upcoming court case at Plumsted Township Municipal Court, Attorney Lento, and the Lento Law Firm Team can help with any of the following:
- Moving violations
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Drug crimes
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
Don't risk your future or an unnecessary criminal record by going to Plumsted Township Municipal Court without help! Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 today for a consultation.