Criminal Defense Attorney in Beverly, NJ
If you have been charged with an ordinance violation or a disorderly person's offense in Beverly, NJ, it is critical to have legal counsel on your side who understands how local municipal courts function. Joseph D. Lento is a criminal defense attorney with extensive knowledge of criminal law and an excellent track record defending clients in Beverly, New Jersey. If you have been summoned to Beverly City Municipal Court, Mr. Lento provides the benefit of expertise to ensure that you receive the greatest possible result.
About Beverly, New Jersey
Situated along the Delaware River about a half-hour northeast of Philadelphia, the city of Beverly, NJ, is home to about 2600 people. First settled as a ferry port called Dunk's Ferry, Beverly was first incorporated as a city in 1857. Today, Beverly is one of the smallest incorporated cities in New Jersey, with a land area of only three-quarters of a square mile.
About Beverly City Municipal Court
Beverly City Municipal Court convenes in the Frank R. Costello Municipal Building at 446 Broad St. This municipal court handles all local traffic tickets for the city along with violations of municipal ordinances and minor, disorderly conduct offenses. For more serious charges, you may have an initial hearing at Beverly City Municipal Court before the case is sent to the Superior Court of Burlington County in Mount Holly for trial.
Court Contact Info:
Frank R. Costello Municipal Building
446 Broad Street
Beverly, NJ 08010
Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday
Municipal Court Judge: Hon. Peter C. Lange
Court Administrator: Donna Wojculewski
Why Hire an Experienced Beverly Defense Attorney
Even if the charges you're facing are minor, you could still be sentenced to jail, probation, or fines—any of which would generate a criminal record that could haunt you for years to come. A good defense attorney, especially one who is familiar with Beverly City Municipal Court, can improve your chances of a more favorable outcome, from having the charges dismissed to negotiating for lenient sentencing. If you are eligible for a diversionary program such as Conditional Discharge or Pre-Trial Intervention, a good attorney can also coordinate your application to ensure you the best chances of acceptance. This can help you avoid jail and prevent you from getting a criminal record.
How the Lento Law Firm Can Help
Beverly City Municipal Court defendants can turn to The Lento Law Firm for help with many court-related matters, including but not limited to:
- Moving violations and traffic tickets
- Simple assault
- Domestic violence
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Minor drug offenses
- Criminal mischief
- Indictable felonies (e.g., Robbery, Aggravated Assault)
Joseph D. Lento is a highly skilled criminal defense attorney who assists defendants in municipal courts throughout New Jersey, including Beverly City Municipal Court. Call 888-535-3686 to learn more about how we can help with your case.