Criminal Defense Attorney in Bordentown, NJ
When appearing on a summons to Bordentown City Municipal Court, the success of your case depends largely on the quality of your legal counsel, whether you are fighting an unfair moving violation or answering a disorderly persons offense. Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer with extensive experience defending clients in New Jersey's municipal court system, including in Bordentown, NJ. His experience can greatly improve your chances for a more favorable outcome.
About Bordentown, New Jersey
Located adjacent to the easternmost edge of Pennsylvania, where Crosswicks Creek empties into the Delaware River, the city of Bordentown (not to be confused with Bordentown Township) is home to just under 4000 people. First settled in the late 1600s, Bordentown derives its name from Joseph Borden, who established a travel route through “Borden's Town” between Philadelphia and New York City. Today, Bordentown offers residents a quiet, small-town atmosphere, its historic downtown noted for its numerous book, record, and antique stores.
Bordentown City Municipal Court
Under a shared services agreement, Bordentown City Municipal Court currently convenes at the Fieldsboro Municipal Court in nearby Fieldsboro, NJ. This court is responsible for handling minor disorderly persons offenses in the city, as well as traffic tickets and local ordinance violations. More serious offenses are usually transferred to Burlington County Superior Court in Mount Holly. The municipal judge on call may also issue temporary restraining orders during non-office hours when Superior Court is closed.
Bordentown City Municipal Court Contact Info:
Bordentown City Municipal Court (Fieldsboro Municipal Court)
204 Washington Street
Fieldsboro, NJ 08505
Municipal Court Judge: Hon. Peter Lange, Jr.
Court Administrator: Theresa Nichols
Email: [email protected]
Municipal Court Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Why You Need Legal Representation at Bordentown City Municipal Court
It is not recommended to represent yourself in municipal court because even minor offenses may result in jail time, fines, and a criminal record. A criminal defense lawyer with specific experience in Bordentown City Municipal Court can negotiate on your behalf to have the charges reduced or dismissed or to negotiate a more lenient sentence. If you are eligible, your lawyer can also coordinate your application to a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which can result in having your charges dismissed upon completion of the program.
What Can We Do
Attorney Joseph D. Lento has successfully represented many defendants in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Bordentown, NJ. He can assist you with all matters related to municipal court, including:
- Traffic violations
- Disorderly behavior
- Minor drug offenses
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Indictable offenses like robbery and aggravated assault
Don't risk getting hit with more severe penalties by appearing on your own behalf at Bordentown City Municipal court. Let an experienced attorney improve your chances for a favorable solution. Call 888-535-3686 to learn more about how the Lento Law Firm can help.