Criminal Defense Attorney in Corbin City, NJ
Having a knowledgeable attorney can make all the difference if you have to appear in Corbin City Municipal Court, whether for a DWI, moving violation, or disorderly persons charge. New Jersey criminal defense attorney Joseph D. Lento has extensive experience representing clients in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Corbin City. Mr. Lento will fight for you to get the best possible outcome in your case.
About Corbin City, New Jersey
Dubbed the smallest incorporated city in New Jersey, Corbin City is a tiny city of just under 500 people located a few minutes inland from the Atlantic Ocean. Much of the land within the city limits is undeveloped as part of the Tuckahoe Wildlife Management Area, a broad swath of marshland emptying into Great Egg Harbor Bay.
About Corbin City Municipal Court
As part of a shared services agreement, Corbin City Municipal Court currently convenes at Upper Township Municipal Court in adjacent Cape May County. The municipal court handles all moving violations, ordinance infractions, and disorderly persons offenses within the city jurisdiction, whereas more serious indictable offenses are referred to Atlantic County Superior Court in Mays Landing after an initial hearing. During holidays and off-hours, the on-call judge can also issue emergency restraining orders when the Superior Court is not in session.
Court Location and Contact Information:
Township of Upper Municipal Building
2100 Tuckahoe Road
Petersburg, NJ 08270
Phone: 609-628-2011 ext. 235
Email: [email protected]
Court Administrator: Loren Ready
Office Hours: Monday -– Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
How We Can Help You in Municipal Court
Many people assume that because Corbin City Municipal Court handles minor offenses, they don't need an attorney to represent them. However, even minor offenses in New Jersey can lead to convictions resulting in jail time, fines, etc. This could leave you with a criminal record that could haunt you for many years. A criminal defense attorney who has specific experience in New Jersey's municipal court system can give you the best chance of a more favorable outcome. Attorney Joseph D. Lento is available to defend you in court and negotiate for a reduction of penalties, downgraded charges (e.g., from an indictable offense down to a disorderly persons offense), or a complete dismissal of the charge. You may also be eligible to enter a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which could allow you to avoid a criminal record. Mr. Lento can help you determine your eligibility and coordinate your application to increase your chances of being accepted into one of these programs.
Our law firm is available to assist you with the following matters at Corbin City Municipal Court:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- DWI charges
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
When appearing at Corbin City Municipal Court, improve your chances of getting a favorable decision by hiring a skilled attorney. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.