Criminal Defense Attorney in Stone Harbor, NJ
If you have been summoned to appear in Stone Harbor Municipal Court for a DWI, ordinance violation, or disorderly person's offense, having an experienced New Jersey criminal defense lawyer on your side could greatly improve your chances of a favorable outcome. Attorney Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense attorney with extensive experience defending clients in Municipal Courts throughout New Jersey, including Stone Harbor, NJ.
About Stone Harbor, New Jersey
Occupying the lower portion of Seven Mile Island along the southeastern coast of New Jersey, the small Borough of Stone Harbor shares the Island with Avalon to the north. Stone Harbor is home to only about 800 permanent residents, although its pleasant beaches cause its population to swell up to 20,000 people during the summer months.
About Stone Harbor Municipal Court
Under a shared services agreement, Stone Harbor Municipal Court convenes at the courthouse of neighboring Avalon (the court is often called "Avalon/Stone Harbor Municipal Court"). Most of the cases at this court involve minor offenses such as traffic tickets, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses. More serious indictable offenses are sent to the Cape May Superior Court in Middle Township.
Municipal Court Contact Info:
Avalon/Stone Harbor Municipal Court
3100 Dune Drive
Stone Harbor, NJ 08202
Phone: (609) 967 4457
Fax: (609) 967 5659
Email: [email protected]
Municipal Court Judge: Andrew J. Cafiero
Court Administrator: Wendy Torroni
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday,8:00 am-4:00 pm
Why Hire an Attorney for Municipal Court
New Jersey takes a hard line on even minor offenses, and the potential consequences—like jail time, probation, fines, and having a criminal record—could cause big problems for you long after your case is over. If you don't have an experienced attorney fighting for you, chances are good the outcome won't be in your favor. Having a defense attorney with specific experience in the New Jersey municipal courts can improve your chances for a favorable result. A good attorney can negotiate to have your penalties minimized, your charges reduced, or charges dropped altogether. If you're eligible for a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention, a good attorney can coordinate your application for the best chances of success.
The Lento Law Firm can help with any court-related matter at Stone Harbor Municipal Court, including:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Restraining orders
- Indictable offenses
- Diversionary programs
Don't take unnecessary risks with your future. If you're facing charges at Stone Harbor Municipal Court, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.