Criminal Defense Attorney in Haddon Heights, NJ
An experienced criminal defense attorney can help you obtain a better outcome if you are summoned to Haddon Heights Municipal Court to answer criminal or moving violations charges. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has represented many clients in New Jersey's municipal court systems, including in Haddon Heights, NJ. A skilled criminal defense attorney can negotiate for dismissal of the charges, reduced penalties, or diversionary programs that could keep your record clear.
About Haddon Heights, New Jersey
Located in central Camden County just south of Audubon, the borough of Haddon Heights was first settled by colonists in 1699, then eventually incorporated as a borough in 1904. Today, home to about 7500 people, Haddon Heights offers a semi-rural lifestyle at the edge of the Philadelphia suburbs. Haddon Heights is also one of the few “dry towns” in New Jersey where it's illegal to sell alcohol.
Haddon Heights Municipal Court Info
Via a service agreement with the Borough of Audubon, Haddon Heights Municipal Court currently convenes at the Audubon Municipal Court on Nicholson Road in Audubon. This court deals mainly with traffic and parking violations, borough ordinance violations, and criminal complaints. Some indictable offenses may also hold their initial here before being transferred to the Superior Court in Camden, NJ, for jury trial.
Borough of Audubon Municipal Bldg.
606 W. Nicholson Road, Audubon, NJ 08106
Municipal Court Judge: Charles Shimberg
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
Why Hire a Lawyer for Haddon Heights Municipal Court
It is your right to represent yourself in municipal courts, but bear in mind that even minor offenses could lead to jail time, not to mention the creation of a criminal record that could impact you for years to come. Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer with many years of experience representing clients in New Jersey's courts. Because he is familiar with the municipal court system, he can ensure that his clients' rights and interests are protected before appearing before the judge. Attorney Lento is able to gather evidence to exonerate you from the charges, negotiate for reduced charges or lenient sentences, as well as help in getting the charges dropped where applicable. You may also be eligible for a diversionary program such as Conditional Discharge or Pretrial Intervention, which could result in a dismissal of the charges and keep you from having a criminal record. Attorney Lento can coordinate your application for one of these programs to give you the best chance for acceptance into the program.
Here is a partial listing of crimes and violations that we can help with at Haddon Heights Municipal Court.
- Domestic violence
- Traffic citations
- Minor drug offenses
- Simple assault
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Certain indictable offenses, such as robbery, aggravated assault, and firearm charges
Call a Haddon Heights Criminal Defense Lawyer Now
Improve your chances for a favorable outcome at Haddon Heights Municipal Court by calling an experienced criminal defense attorney today. Attorney Joseph D. Lento can help. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 for more information.