Criminal Defense Attorney in Haddonfield, NJ
A skilled criminal defense lawyer can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case if you're facing a court date in Haddonfield Municipal Court. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has a proven successful track record in representing defendants facing criminal charges, disorderly persons offenses, and traffic offenses in Haddonfield, NJ, and other municipal courts in the area. Attorney Joseph D. Lento can help you navigate the municipal court system to a fair and positive resolution of your case.
About Haddonfield, New Jersey
Located in central Camden County, about 20 minutes southeast of downtown Philadelphia, the borough of Haddonfield, NJ is home to around 11,500 people. First settled by Quakers in the late 1600s, the borough is named after the Haddon family, who owned much of the land in this area. Today, Haddonfield is known for its historic downtown, which is a favorite shopping/dining area for South Jersey. Haddonfield is also one of several “dry towns” in this area, with the sale of alcohol forbidden since 1873.
Haddonfield Municipal Court Info
Via a service agreement with the Borough of Audubon, Haddonfield Municipal Court currently meets at the Audubon Municipal Court on Nicholson Road in Audubon. This court primarily deals with parking and traffic violations, borough ordinance violations, and minor criminal complaints. Some indictable offenses may also have initial hearings at Haddonfield Municipal court before being transferred to Camden Superior Court for 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 Haddonfield Municipal Court
Since municipal courts typically deal with minor offenses, you may be inclined to appear in court on your own behalf. However, even minor offenses can lead to jail time and a criminal record, especially without the help of a skilled attorney. Attorney Joseph D. Lento is well-versed in the New Jersey municipal court system and knows how to protect your interests as you appear before the judge. He will work to devise the best strategy for your defense, whether it's presenting evidence to exonerate you, negotiating for dismissal of the charges, or working for reduced sentencing. If you qualify for a diversionary program like Conditional Discharge or Pretrial Intervention, Attorney Lento coordinates your application to maximize your chances of being accepted into the program. On completion of a diversionary program, your charges will be dismissed, and your criminal record will remain clean. Attorney Lento can also work to keep potentially indictable offenses at the municipal court level which will allow a defendant a better resolution.
Here's a partial list of violations and crimes that we can assist with at Haddonfield Municipal Court.
- Domestic Violence
- Traffic citations
- Minor drug offenses
- Simple assault
- Disorderly behavior
- Identity theft
- Criminal mischief
Call a Haddonfield Criminal Defense Lawyer Now
Attorney Joseph D. Lento can help. Contact a criminal defense lawyer today to increase your chances of a favorable outcome at Haddonfield Municipal Court. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 for more information.