Criminal Defense Attorney in Evesham Township, NJ
A skilled criminal defense lawyer can make all the difference in your case when you're summoned to Evesham Township Municipal court. Joseph D. Lento is a criminal defense attorney with extensive experience in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Evesham Township, NJ. Mr. Lento will work to get you the best possible outcome possible for your case, whether you're dealing with a moving violation, DWI, or disorderly persons offense.
About Evesham Township, New Jersey
Located in northwest Burlington County, about 35 minutes outside Philadelphia, Evesham Township is home to about 45,000 people. Locally referred to as “Marlton” after one of the township's primary villages, Evesham Township was originally settled by Quakers in the 1600s and remains one of the oldest continually existing townships in New Jersey. Remaining mostly farmland until the 1950s, Evesham today is largely a residential suburban community.
About Evesham Township Municipal Court
Evesham Township Municipal Court convenes on the first floor of the Municipal Building in Marlton. The court's primary function is to deal with moving violations, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses, while more serious indictable offenses are handled by Burlington County Superior Court in Mount Holly.
Evesham Township Municipal Court Contact Info
984 Tuckerton Road
1st Floor, Room 105
Marlton, NJ 08053
Phone: (856) 983-2929
Fax: (856) 985-6007
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Municipal Court Judge: Karen J. Caplan
Court Administrator: Staci Heavner
Why You Need an Evesham Township Criminal Defense Attorney
Since Evesham Township Municipal court handles mainly minor offenses, some people mistakenly assume they don't need an attorney and can represent themselves in court. However, in New Jersey, even minor offenses can result in fines and jail time, not to mention a criminal record that can haunt you for years. Your best option for a better outcome is to hire a skilled attorney with specific experience in the municipal court system. An experienced attorney can help you negotiate for a reduction in penalties or to have the charges dropped. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may also qualify for a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which could help you avoid a criminal history. An experienced attorney can coordinate your application and give it a better chance of being accepted.
The Lento Law Firm is available to assist you with any of the following matters at Evesham Township Municipal Court:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- DWI charges
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
If you are summoned to appear in Evesham Township Municipal Court, don't put your future at risk by appearing on your own behalf. Attorney Joseph D. Lento can work to get you a better outcome. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.