Criminal Defense Attorney in Bordentown Township, NJ
Whether you are facing ordinance violations or criminal charges, having a skilled New Jersey criminal defense lawyer can improve your chances for a positive outcome when appearing at Bordentown Township Municipal Court. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has extensive experience in New Jersey municipal courts, including Bordentown Township, NJ.
About Bordentown Township
Located in the northeastern corner of Burlington County along Crosswicks Creek, the Township of Bordentown was first officially established in 1852. Not to be confused with the city of Bordentown, the township today is home to nearly 12,000 people, offering residents a semi-rural lifestyle about 40 minutes from downtown Philadelphia.
About Bordentown Township Municipal Court
The Municipal Court convenes in the Bordentown Township Municipal Building at 1 Municipal Drive. The court primarily deals with traffic tickets, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses within the township, while more serious indictable offenses are generally referred to Burlington County Superior Court. Due to a merge, this court also serves as the municipal court for nearby Chesterfield Township.
Bordentown Township Municipal Court Contact Information
Bordentown Township Municipal Building
1 Municipal Drive
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Phone: 609-298-2800 x 2122
Email: [email protected]
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Municipal Court Judge: Joseph P. Montalto
Court Administrator: Sarah Hoffman
Why You Need a Bordentown Township Criminal Defense Attorney
Appearing at Bordentown Township Municipal Court may seem like a basic affair, but even minor offenses can result in fines, jail time, and a criminal record. Having an attorney with specific experience in municipal courts can help you achieve a better outcome. An attorney can negotiate for a reduction in penalties or even to have the charges dropped. You might also be eligible for a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which could result in dismissed charges so you can avoid a criminal record. A good attorney can coordinate your application to give you the best chance of acceptance.
The Lento Law Firm is available to assist you with the following matters at Bordentown Township Municipal Court:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- DWI charges
- Criminal mischief
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Certain indictable offenses (e.g., robbery, aggravated assault)
If you have been summoned to appear at Bordentown Township Municipal Court, give yourself a chance at a favorable outcome with the help of an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.