Criminal Defense Attorney in Delanco Township, NJ
You have received a summons to appear at Delanco Township Municipal Court, perhaps to answer a DWI, criminal, or moving violation charge. Even if the charges seem minor, you could still face significant penalties. Having an experienced criminal defense attorney in your corner can increase your chances for a favorable outcome. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has successfully represented many defendants in New Jersey municipal courts, including Delanco Township.
Delanco Township, New Jersey
Home to more than 4200 people, the Township of Delanco is situated where Rancocas Creek empties into the Delaware River, deriving its name as a contraction of these two bodies of water. Residents of Delanco enjoy a semi-rural lifestyle, low crime rates, and commutes of only about 30 minutes to downtown Philadelphia.
Delanco Township Municipal Court
The Delanco Township Municipal Court meets at the Municipal Building on Coopertown Road, handling mainly traffic violations, minor criminal offenses, and local ordinance matters for the community. Initial hearings for some indictable offenses may also take place at the municipal court before being transferred into Burlington County Superior Court for trial. The judge on call may also issue emergency temporary restraining orders during holidays or other times when the Superior Court is closed.
Delanco Township Municipal Court Location/Contact Info
Delanco Township Municipal Building
770 Coopertown Road
Delanco, NJ 08075
Fax: (856) 764-0984
Email: [email protected]
Judge: Hon. Corey Ahart
Court Administrator: Jennifer Esposito
Office Hours: Mon-Thur 9:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Why You Need an Attorney for the Delanco Township Municipal Court
Many people believe they don't require an attorney to represent them at municipal court because their offenses are mainly minor. However, even minor offenses can result in fines, jail, and/or criminal records if you do not have the right attorney. Having an attorney can increase your chances of leniency and even averting a criminal conviction on your record. A skilled lawyer can:
- Present arguments and evidence to prove your innocence and get the charges dismissed
- Negotiate for reduced charges or penalties if applicable
- Assist you in qualifying for a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge that could clear your criminal record and save you from jail time.
We can help with the following issues at Delanco Township Municipal court:
- Traffic citations
- Minor drug offenses
- Petty theft
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Some indictable offenses
Attorney Joseph D. Lento is available to help you if you have been summoned to Delanco Township Municipal Court. Don't risk your future without a good attorney by your side. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 for an appointment today.