Collingswood Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Collingswood, NJ

Facing a court date at Collingswood Municipal Court in Collingswood, NJ? If so, your chances of a favorable outcome go up considerably when you have an attorney who is familiar with the New Jersey municipal court system. Joseph D. Lento is a veteran New Jersey criminal defense lawyer who helps defendants in Collingswood and other New Jersey locations. Whether you are fighting a disorderly persons offense, traffic ticket, a DWI charge, or answering to misdemeanor-level offenses, the Lento Law Firm will make sure your rights are protected while working toward the best resolution for you.

About Collingswood, New Jersey

Located south and east of Camden, NJ, Collingswood is home to about 14,000 people. Originally settled by Quaker colonists, Collingswood derives its name from the Collings family, who owned much of the farmland on which the borough sits. Today, as part of the Philadelphia suburbs, Collingswood offers residents the dual benefits of suburban living with easy access to shopping, dining, and attractions—its historic downtown area being a popular shopping/dining destination in itself.

Collingswood Municipal Court

Collingswood Municipal Court convenes at the Collingswood Community Center at 30 W. Collings Avenue. This court primarily handles traffic tickets and moving violations, along with ordinance violations and criminal offenses that take place within the borough. Collingswood Municipal Court also offers a mediation program to resolve minor neighborhood disputes, etc.

Collingswood Municipal Court Location/Contact Info

Collingswood Municipal Court

30 W. Collings Avenue (Community Center)

Collingswood, NJ 08108

Phone: 856-854-7535

Municipal Court Judge: Robert T. Zane III

Court Administrator: Carol Staszewski

Email: [email protected]

Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Why Hire a Collingswood, NJ Criminal Defense Attorney

It might seem sensible to present yourself in Collingswood Municipal Court, which primarily deals with minor offenses. However, in addition to a potential criminal record, even minor offenses can result in fines and even jail time, especially without effective legal counsel. A criminal defense attorney who has specific municipal court experience will have a better chance of having your penalties reduced, minimized, or even eliminated. Here are some of the benefits that having an experienced attorney can bring to your case:

  • Provide evidence and arguments to support your case and seek prompt dismissal of the charges
  • Negotiate for reduced charges and penalties
  • Help you get accepted into a diversionary program for which you might be eligible, including Conditional Discharge or Pretrial Intervention. This can help you avoid jail and a criminal history.

It is clear that hiring an experienced attorney who has experience in municipal courts will give you more options than if your attempt to represent yourself.

Common Issues We Defend Against at Collingswood Municipal Court:

  • Domestic violence
  • Traffic tickets
  • DWI
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Petty theft
  • Criminal mischief
  • Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Drug-related charges
  • Certain indictable offenses, which may be referred to superior court or reduced to misdemeanor-level offenses

Call a Collingswood Criminal Defense Lawyer Today

Let attorney Joseph D. Lento improve your chances of a positive outcome when appearing at Collingswood Municipal Court. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 to schedule a consultation.

​​​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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