Criminal Defense Attorney in Weymouth Township, NJ
An experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney could make all the difference in your case if you are summoned to Weymouth Township Municipal Court. A knowledgeable defense lawyer can navigate the court system and work to achieve the best possible outcome for you. Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense attorney who has successfully represented many defendants in Weymouth Township, NJ.
About Weymouth Township, New Jersey
Situated just north of Estell Manor in western Atlantic County, Weymouth Township was settled by Quakers in the late 1600s, deriving its name from a seaport in England. Today, Weymouth Township is a semi-rural community of 2800 people set amid the natural beauty of the New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve.
About Weymouth Township Municipal Court
Effective January 1, 2022, Weymouth Township Municipal Court has merged services with the newly opened Central Municipal Court of Atlantic County at nearby Mays Landing. This court is mainly responsible for traffic tickets and ordinance violations in Weymouth Township. It also handles minor disorderly persons offenses. Initial hearings for more serious offenses may be held in municipal court before the case is referred to Atlantic County Superior Court, also in Mays Landing. Temporary restraining orders can be issued by municipal judges on-call during holidays and off-hours when the Superior Court offices may not be open.
Court Contact Info:
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
How We Can Help Defendants in Weymouth Township Municipal Court
In New Jersey, even minor crimes can have significant consequences--including fines, probation, jail time, and a criminal record that could haunt you for years. That's why you should always have an experienced attorney on your side when you appear in municipal court. A good attorney will have the knowledge and experience to negotiate for downgraded charges, lenient penalties, or having the charges dropped. Your attorney can also help coordinate the application process if you are eligible to participate in a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge.
The Lento Law Firm helps defendants with all court-related issues at Weymouth Township Municipal Court, including:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Restraining orders
- Indictable offenses
To enhance your chances of receiving a favorable decision in Weymouth Township Municipal Court, hire Attorney Joseph D. Lento to fight for you. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.