Cherry Hill Township Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Cherry Hill Township, NJ

If you're appearing in Cherry Hill Township Municipal Court to answer criminal charges or disorderly person offenses, a moving violation, or another issue, having an experienced criminal defense attorney can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has successfully defended many clients in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Cherry Hill Township, NJ. Regardless of the severity of the offense, a good criminal defense attorney can help vindicate you, have the charges dismissed, negotiate reduced penalties, and even help you avoid a criminal record.

About Cherry Hill Township, New Jersey

Located less than 10 miles east of Center City, Philadelphia, Cherry Hill Township, NJ was first settled by the Quakers, followers of William Penn. The area known as Cherry Hill was originally part of Gloucester County but became part of Camden County shortly after being incorporated as Delaware Township in 1844. The township's name comes from a farm of one of the old settlers on which cherry trees were found. Today, Cherry Hills Township is home to more than 75,000 people and is one of the most popular Philadelphia suburbs beyond the Delaware River.

About Cherry Hill Township Municipal Court

Housed in the Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building on Mercer Street, the Cherry Hill Township Municipal Court administers all disorderly persons criminal cases, bail hearings, ordinance violations, and traffic violations in the municipality. For more serious, indictable offenses, initial hearings may be held in municipal court before being transferred to the Superior Court in Camden, NJ. Additionally, the court may issue emergency temporary restraining orders when Superior Court offices are closed.

Cherry Hill Township Municipal Court Location/Contact Info

Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building

820 Mercer Street

Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

Phone: 856-488-7850

Fax: 856-488-7854

Email: [email protected]

Presiding Judge: Hon. Jeffrey S. Karl

Court Administrator: Adelene Khan


Monday through Friday

8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

How The Lento Law Firm Can Help

As a skilled criminal defense attorney serving New Jersey, Joseph D. Lento will ensure your rights are protected when you face criminal charges, ordinance violations, or other violations in Cherry Hill Township Municipal Court. Because even minor offenses can result in jail time and fines, it's never a good idea to answer the charges without legal representation. A good lawyer can help you avoid more severe penalties and can often work to get the charges dismissed. Additionally, If you are eligible for a diversionary program such as Pretrial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, Attorney Lento can coordinate your application to improve your chances for acceptance into the program. When you've completed the diversionary program, your charges are dismissed, so they don't appear on your criminal record.

Below is a partial list of the crimes and violations we can assist with at Cherry Hill Township Municipal Court:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Moving violations and traffic tickets
  • License suspension/reinstatement
  • DWI
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Drug crimes
  • Assault
  • Trespassing
  • Identity theft
  • Shoplifting/petty theft
  • Criminal mischief
  • Certain indictable offenses (such as firearm charges, robbery, aggravated assault)

Contact a Cherry Hill Township Criminal Defense Lawyer Today

To schedule a consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney for your appearance at Cherry Hill Township Municipal Court, call attorney Joseph D. Lento and the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686. Attorney Joseph D. Lento can help.

​​​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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