South Amboy Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in South Amboy, NJ

When you find yourself facing a summons to South Amboy Municipal Court due to a DWI, ordinance violation, or disorderly persons offense, hiring a skilled New Jersey criminal defense attorney can significantly increase your chances of a favorable outcome. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his Team of criminal defense professionals have a wealth of experience in New Jersey's municipal courts, including South Amboy, and are dedicated to helping you achieve the best possible resolution for your case.

About South Amboy, New Jersey

Located at the mouth of the Raritan River in eastern Middlesex County, the City of South Amboy is home to about 9300 people. As part of the NYC suburbs, South Amboy has historically been an industrial and transportation hub due to its waterfront location. However, in recent years, this small city has been seeing a surge in redevelopment with its historic downtown and a slew of new residential developments.

South Amboy Municipal Court

Convening at City Hall on North Broadway, the South Amboy Municipal Court primarily handles traffic tickets, ordinance violations, DWIs, and disorderly persons offenses occurring within its jurisdiction. More serious indictable criminal charges are transferred to the South Amboy County Superior Court in New Brunswick. During holidays, weekends, and off-hours when Superior Court offices are closed, the municipal judge on-call can issue emergency temporary restraining orders as needed.

Municipal Court Contact Information:

South Amboy Municipal Court

140 North Broadway

South Amboy, NJ 08879

Phone: 732-525-5929

Fax: 732-525-3626

Acting Court Administrator: Susan Pizzillo

Why You Need Legal Representation in Municipal Court

Even seemingly minor criminal allegations in New Jersey can result in significant consequences if convicted, including jail time, probation, and hefty fines. Moreover, a criminal record stemming from a conviction can have long-lasting ramifications on your life. These negative outcomes are much more likely if you attempt to appear on your own behalf.

An attorney with knowledge of NJ municipal courts can significantly reduce the likelihood of facing the most severe penalties. Your attorney can negotiate with prosecutors and judges to secure lighter penalties, reduced charges, or even complete dismissal of the charges in many instances. If you are eligible for a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, a well-informed lawyer can also facilitate your application process to enhance the chances of being accepted into the program.

The Lento Law Firm Team provides support with all court-related matters at South Amboy Municipal Court, including:

  • Traffic tickets/moving violations
  • DWI
  • Trespassing
  • Harassment
  • Assault
  • Drug-related offenses
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Criminal mischief
  • Restraining orders
  • Indictable offenses
  • Diversionary programs

Don't gamble with your future when confronting charges in South Amboy Municipal Court. Let Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his Criminal Defense Team help you secure the most advantageous outcome. Reach out to the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686 or online.

​​​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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