Ventnor City Municipal Court

Ventnor City Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Ventnor City, NJ

If you've been charged with a disorderly persons offense, DWI, or another violation in Ventnor City, NJ, an experienced New Jersey criminal defense lawyer is your best bet for obtaining a positive outcome when appearing at Ventnor City Municipal Court. Joseph D. Lento has many years of experience fighting for defendants in municipal courts across New Jersey and will put his knowledge to work for you to get you the best possible outcome.

About Ventnor City, New Jersey

Located next door to Atlantic City, Ventnor City is a beachside community of about 10,000 people. The city offers residents and visitors alike plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities, whether it's sunbathing on the abundant beaches or fishing off the state's longest pier.

About Ventnor City Municipal Court

As of January 1, 2022, Ventnor City Municipal Court is one of several municipal courts that has been consolidated into the recently opened Central Municipal Court of Atlantic County in Mays Landing. The primary function of this court is to hear minor criminal cases, deal with traffic citations and ordinance violations, etc. However, initial hearings for indictable offenses may be held in the municipal court before being referred to Atlantic County Superior Court Mays Landing for trial. If Superior Court offices are not open, the municipal court judge on-call can issue emergency restraining orders.

Court Location and Contact Information:

Central Municipal Court of Atlantic County

Atlantic County Government Complex

5905 Main Street

Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Phone: (609) 909-5999

Fax: (609) 909-5992

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Municipal Court Judges: Timothy P. Maguire, Michele C. Verno, Richard T. Fauntleroy, Howard E. Freed

Court Administrator: Antoinette “Toni” Tummon

Why You Should Hire a Ventnor City Defense Attorney for Municipal Court

Even though your alleged offense may be minor, you could still face jail time, probation, and fines if you are convicted. This could also generate a criminal record which could impact your life for many years. Your chances of getting leniency are greatly increased if you have a skilled criminal defense attorney who has experience in New Jersey municipal courts. A good attorney can plead your case in court and negotiate for downgraded charges, reduced penalties, and even complete dismissal of the charges. You may be eligible for diversionary programs such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which could help you avoid a criminal history. A good attorney will coordinate your application to help you get accepted into the program.

How We Can Help

Ventnor City Municipal Court defendants may seek assistance from the Lento Law Firm in all court-related concerns, including but not limited to:

  • Moving violations and traffic tickets
  • DWI
  • Simple assault
  • Criminal mischief
  • Harassment
  • Disorderly behavior
  • Drug crimes
  • Restraining orders
  • Diversionary programs

If you're being called to court in Ventnor City, NJ, hire experienced legal counsel for the best results. Call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.

​​​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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