Criminal Defense Attorney in Tuckerton, NJ
If you are facing a DWI, moving violation, or disorderly persons offense in Tuckerton Municipal Court, hiring the right attorney is key to achieving the best possible outcome. With years of experience defending clients in New Jersey municipal courts, Attorney Joseph D. Lento and his criminal defense team have an impressive track record of success. They will work on your behalf to get you the most positive resolution for your case.
About Tuckerton, New Jersey
Bordered by the Pine Barrens to the west and the marshlands adjoining Tuckerton Bay to the east, the Borough of Tuckerton is home to about 3500 people. First colonized by Quakers in 1699, Tuckerton developed as one of the first few Ports of Entry for the new United States. While it no longer serves as a Port of Entry, visitors still enjoy the historic Tuckerton Seaport, a working maritime museum, and a village in the heart of town.
About Tuckerton Municipal Court
Tuckerton Municipal Court convenes at the Borough Hall on Main Street. This court mainly handles ordinance infractions, traffic citations, and disorderly persons offenses in the borough. More serious indictable crimes may hold initial hearings at Tuckerton Municipal Court before being referred to Ocean County Superior Court in Toms River. When Superior Court is not open for business during off-hours or weekends/holidays, a Municipal Judge on duty can authorize emergency temporary restraining orders as required.
Court Contact Information:
Tuckerton Borough Municipal Court
420 East Main Street
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Municipal Court Judge: Mark A. Schneider
Court Administrator: Katie Lange
Why You Need a Good Municipal Court Attorney
Municipal courts typically handle minor offenses, yet the repercussions of a conviction can be far from insignificant. You may face jail time, fines, probation, and a criminal record that stays with you for many years to come. Hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney who understands the ins and outs of municipal court proceedings can make a substantial difference in your case's ultimate result. An experienced lawyer can work to get you a more lenient sentence, reduce charges, or even get your charges dismissed. Your attorney can also provide counsel on how to secure alternative solutions for maintaining a clean criminal record, such as Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge diversionary programs.
If you have an upcoming court case at Tuckerton Municipal Court, Attorney Lento and his 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 jeopardize your future prospects and potentially incur an unnecessary criminal record. Attorney Lento and his team can help you resolve your case favorably in Tuckerton Municipal Court. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 today for a consultation.