Criminal Defense Attorney in Cinnaminson Township, NJ
Whether you are fighting an unfair moving violation or answering a disorderly persons charge, an experienced criminal defense lawyer can make a big difference to your case when you appear in Cinnaminson Municipal Court. Attorney Joseph D. Lento is an experienced criminal defense attorney who helps defendants in Cinnaminson Township, NJ, who need representation at municipal court. Your chances of a favorable outcome go up considerably with a good attorney in your corner.
About Cinnaminson Township, New Jersey
Located about 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia along the Delaware River, the Township of Cinnaminson was first formed in 1860, deriving its name from “Senamensing,” the name of a local Native American trail. Today, the township is home to approximately 15,500 people, offering residents the benefit of suburban and rural surroundings with easy commutes to Philadelphia
About Cinnaminson Municipal Court
Cinnaminson Municipal Court convenes in the township's Municipal Building on Riverton Road just off Burlington Pike, the township's main thoroughfare. Traffic offenses, ordinance violations, and minor criminal offenses are the main focus of this court, but initial hearings for indictable offenses may sometimes be held here prior to transfer to Burlington County Superior Court. During off-hours when Superior Court is not open, the municipal court judge on call may also issue emergency restraining orders.
Cinnaminson Municipal Court Contact Info:
1621 Riverton Road
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
Municipal Court Judge: Hon. Corey Ahart
Court Administrator: Dana Aldrich
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Why Do You Need a Lawyer for Cinnaminson Municipal Court?
Even if your charges are minor, a conviction for even a disorderly persons offense can result in jail time, fines, probation, and a criminal record which could impact you for years. This outcome is much more likely if you attempt to represent yourself in court. You have a better chance of a positive resolution if you hire a criminal defense lawyer who has specific experience in New Jersey municipal courts. A good attorney can negotiate for reduced penalties or dismissal of the charges. If you qualify for a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge, your attorney can assist with your application to increase your chance of approval. Once the diversionary program is complete, your charges will be dropped, and you'll avoid a criminal conviction on your record.
What We Can Do
Joseph D. Lento is a Cinnaminson Township criminal defense attorney with many years of experience representing defendants in municipal courts. He is able to provide efficient counsel and representation in all court-related matters, including but not limited to:
- Moving violations
- Disorderly behavior
- Simple assault
- Drug offenses
- Criminal mischief
- Indictable offenses such as robbery or aggravated assault
Hire a skilled defense lawyer to assist you if you are summoned by Cinnaminson Municipal Court to appear. This will increase your chances of a favorable outcome. Call 888-535-3686 to learn more about how the Lento Law Firm can help.