Criminal Defense Attorney in Bellmawr, NJ
If you are facing a court date for criminal offenses in Bellmawr, New Jersey, having a skilled criminal defense attorney can have a huge impact on the outcome of your case. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has a track record of success helping defendants facing charges in Bellmawr Municipal Court. Whether you're fighting a moving violation, charged with a disorderly persons offense, or having an initial hearing for more serious crimes, Attorney Lento knows how to navigate the municipal court system to help you obtain the best possible outcome.
About the Borough of Bellmawr, New Jersey
Home to approximately 11,500 people, the Borough of Bellmawr is located in Camden County, NJ, about 10 miles southeast of downtown Philadelphia across the Delaware River and is considered part of Philadelphia's southern suburbs. The borough was incorporated in 1926 and is governed by a mayor and a six-member council. Bellmawr residents enjoy a relatively low crime rate, good schools, and fairly easy commutes into greater Philadelphia.
Bellmawr Municipal Court
The Bellmawr Municipal Court is located on the lower level of the Bellmawr Municipal Building at 21 East Browning Road. This court handles all local traffic tickets, violations of municipal ordinances (e.g., building code issues), local civil complaints, emergency temporary restraining orders, and most minor disorderly persons offenses. For more serious indictable offenses committed within the borough's borders, the Bellmawr Municipal Court also holds initial hearings before the cases are transferred to the Superior Court in Camden, NJ.
Why You Need an Experienced Bellmawr Defense Attorney
When facing criminal charges, hiring an experienced defense attorney will ensure you receive fair representation, greatly increasing the odds of a favorable outcome with your case. However, if you're facing criminal charges in Bellmawr Municipal Court, it is especially crucial to have a defense lawyer with specific experience with the inner workings of New Jersey municipal courts--someone who knows how these courts work and how to develop the best strategy for your defense.
Even if you are charged with a relatively minor offense, you could be facing fines, probation, and jail time. These penalties can be greatly reduced or even avoided with a skilled lawyer in your corner. You may also qualify for diversionary programs such as Conditional Discharge and Pre-Trial Intervention which can help you avoid a criminal record. Your attorney can help determine your eligibility for a diversionary program and assist you with the application process.
Bellmawr Municipal Court Location/Contact Info
21 East Browning Road
Bellmawr, New Jersey 08031
(Municipal Building, lower level)
Municipal Court Judge: N. Ryan Trabosh
Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 4:00pm
4th & 5th Wednesday: 12:00pm – 7:30pm
The Lento Law Firm Can Offer a Skilled Defense Against a Wide Range of Criminal Charges
No two criminal cases are the same, which is why Attorney Lento looks at the circumstances behind your case to develop the most effective defense strategy possible. We can help defendants in Bellmawr Municipal Court who are facing a wide range of issues, including, but not limited to:
- Domestic violence
- Traffic offenses (e.g., speeding, reckless driving, DWI) and license suspension
- Simple assault
- Disorderly conduct
- Drug crimes
- Criminal mischief
- Identity Theft
- Some felony-level indictable offenses (e.g., robbery, assault)
Attorney Joseph D. Lento has spent years representing defendants in municipal courts throughout New Jersey, including Bellmawr Municipal Court, and he knows what it takes to get the best results for his clients. Call 888-535-3686 to learn more about how we can help.