Criminal Defense Attorney in Toms River, NJ
If you've been summoned to appear at Toms River Municipal Court for a DWI, ordinance violation, or disorderly persons offense, hiring an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney can greatly improve your prospects for a favorable outcome. Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team have extensive experience in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Toms River. They will work tirelessly on your behalf to make sure you get the best possible resolution for your case.
About Toms River, New Jersey
The county seat of Ocean County, Toms River once referred only to as an unincorporated municipality within the large area of Dover Township. In 2006, county residents voted for a name change so that Toms River is now the name of the entire township. Named for the river on its southern edge that flows into the Atlantic Ocean, Toms River is a large community of about 95,000 people, serving as a regional commercial hub while also affording easy access to the Jersey Shore.
About Toms River Municipal Court
The Toms River Municipal Courthouse is located on Oak Avenue in Toms River. This court handles traffic tickets, ordinance violations, DWI, and disorderly persons offenses in the township, while more serious indictable criminal charges are sent to the Ocean County Superior Court, also located in Toms River.
Municipal Court Contact Info:
Toms River Municipal Court
255 Oak Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753
Municipal Court Judges: James J. Gluck, Damian G. Murray
Office Hours: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday through Friday
Why Hire an Attorney for Municipal Court
If you've been accused of even a minor crime in New Jersey, your penalties could still be significant, ranging from jail time and probation to hefty fines--plus, the criminal record generated by a conviction can follow you around for years. All reasons why it's critical to obtain experienced legal representation for your appearance in municipal court. An attorney with specific experience in NJ municipal courts can greatly reduce your chances of receiving the maximum penalty. They can often negotiate with prosecutors and judges to reduce penalties and possibly even get charges dismissed. If you are eligible for a diversionary program, such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, an experienced attorney can also facilitate your application for the best chance of acceptance.
The Lento Law Firm can help with any court-related matter at Toms River Municipal Court, including:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Restraining orders
- Indictable offenses
- Diversionary programs
When facing charges in Toms River Municipal Court, don't take any chances with your future. Let Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his team use their experience and resources for the best possible outcome! Call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.