Spotswood Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Spotswood, NJ

Have you been summoned to appear at Spotswood Municipal Court concerning a DWI, traffic infringement, ordinance violation, or a disorderly persons offense? In such cases, hiring a skilled New Jersey criminal defense attorney can greatly improve your likelihood of a positive outcome. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his exceptional Criminal Defense Team have an outstanding record of representing clients in municipal courts across New Jersey, including Spotswood.

Introduction to Spotswood, New Jersey

Located in central Middlesex County, the Borough of Spotswood is home to approximately 8000 people. The borough derives its name from "Spottiswoode," the name given by its first colonist resident who named his homestead after his prior home in Scotland. Today, Spotswood offers its residents a quiet, small-town environment while being nestled within the busy NYC suburbs.

About Spotswood Municipal Court

Spotswood Municipal Court convenes at the Municipal Complex on Summerhill Road. This court primarily adjudicates cases involving traffic violations, ordinance infringements, fish and game violations, and disorderly persons offenses occurring within the borough. More severe indictable offenses are referred to the Middlesex County Superior Court located in New Brunswick. The on-call municipal judge has the authority to issue emergency temporary restraining orders during holidays, weekends, and after-hours when Superior Court offices are closed.

Municipal Court Contact Information:

Spotswood Municipal Court

77 Summerhill Road

Spotswood, NJ 08884

Phone: 732-251-0700, extension 842

Fax: 732-723-1924

Municipal Court Judge: Edward H. Herman

Court Administrator: Lori Kartelias

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Why Hire Legal Representation for Your Municipal Court Appearance

In New Jersey, convictions for even minor offenses can result in substantial fines, jail time, and a lasting criminal record. These outcomes become much more likely if you appear in court on your own behalf. Retaining an attorney with specific experience in NJ municipal courts offers the most favorable chance for obtaining leniency and alleviating the harshest consequences. A competent lawyer can introduce persuasive evidence to establish your innocence, negotiate for reduced penalties or charges, and may even be able to procure a dismissal of the charges. If you qualify for a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, your attorney can also facilitate the application process to enhance your chances of being admitted into the program.

The Lento Law Firm represents clients addressing a wide range of court-related matters at Spotswood Municipal Court, including:

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

In partnership with his outstanding legal defense team, Attorney Joseph D. Lento and the Lento Law Firm Team will work to get you the best possible resolution in your municipal court case. If you are summoned to the Spotswood Municipal Court, do not risk a criminal record by appearing on your own behalf. Contact 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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