Criminal Defense Attorney in Berlin, NJ
A skilled criminal defense lawyer can make a big difference in the outcome of your case if you're summoned to Berlin Borough Municipal Court—especially when the lawyer is familiar with the local court systems. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has many years of experience helping defendants who are facing criminal charges and disorderly persons offenses in Berlin, NJ.
About the Borough of Berlin, New Jersey
Located along the US-30 corridor in Camden County, NJ, the Borough of Berlin sits along a historic Native American trail once called “Lonacoming Trail.” It was soon dubbed “Long-a-Coming,” a stagecoach/railroad stop serving as a midpoint between Atlantic City and Philadelphia before it was renamed Berlin in the 1860s. Today, Berlin is a quiet but growing community of nearly 8000 people.
About the Berlin Borough Municipal Court
The Berlin Borough Municipal Court is located in the Berlin Municipal Building in the heart of town along S. White Horse Pike. The court primarily handles traffic violations issued by local law enforcement and New Jersey State Polices, as well as ordinance violations and criminal complaints. In some cases, the court also handles initial intake for more serious offenses before transferring those cases to the Superior Court in Camden, NJ.
Berlin Borough Municipal Court Location/Contact Info
Berlin Borough Municipal Building
59 South White Horse Pike
Berlin, NJ 08009
Phone: 856-767-1721, (856) 767-7777 ext. 300
Municipal Court Judge: Krisden McKrink
Court Administrator: Kelly J. Foster
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
How We Can Help
An experienced criminal defense lawyer will ensure that you are treated fairly when facing criminal charges. Even with minor offenses, penalties may include fines and jail time; having a good attorney in your corner can help you avert many of these penalties. A good lawyer can often get charges dismissed, negotiate for more lenient sentencing, and even help you qualify for diversionary programs like Conditional Discharge or Pretrial Intervention to help you avoid having a criminal record.
When assisting defendants facing charges in Berlin Borough Municipal Court, Attorney Joseph D. Lento can help with a wide range of issues, including (but not limited to):
- Domestic violence
- Moving violations and traffic tickets
- License suspension/reinstatement
- DWI charges
- Simple assault
- Disorderly conduct
- Drug-related offenses
- Criminal mischief
- Identity Theft
- Indictable offenses (e.g., firearm charges, robbery, larceny, aggravated assault)
Call a Berlin Borough Criminal Defense Lawyer Today
When facing charges at Berlin Borough Municipal Court, your best hope for a positive outcome is to hire a New Jersey criminal defense attorney with specific experience in these courts. Call attorney Joseph D. Lento and the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 to schedule a consultation today.