Florence Township Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Florence Township, NJ

You have been arrested or received a summons to appear at Florence Township Municipal Court to answer a DWI, moving violation, or criminal charge. Even though the charges may seem minor to you, there could still be significant penalties. An experienced New Jersey criminal defense lawyer can minimize your risks and increase your chances for a positive outcome. Joseph D. Lento has successfully represented many defendants in New Jersey municipal court courts, including Florence Township.

Florence Township, New Jersey

Home to just under 13,000 people, Florence Township sits on the banks of the Delaware River in northern Burlington County. Named after Florence, Italy, Florence Township has a unique history blending industry and tourism, being home to the Florence Iron Works for many years while also attracting vacationers to its sandy riverbanks. Today, Florence Township residents enjoy a quiet suburban lifestyle with easy access to I-95 and the New Jersey Turnpike.

Florence Township Municipal Court

Florence Township Municipal Court is housed in the Township Municipal Complex at 711 Broad Street. It administers mainly traffic violations and minor criminal offenses along with local ordinance violations. The court may also host initial hearings for certain indictable offenses before they are transferred to Burlington County Superior Court. Additionally, the judge on-call may issue temporary restraining orders in an emergency during holidays and other times that the Superior Court is closed.

Florence Township Municipal Court Location/Contact Info

711 Broad Street

Florence, NJ 08518

Tel: (609) 499-2222

Fax: (609) 499-1779

Email: [email protected]

Judge: Hon. Corey Ahart

Court Administrator: Andrew Smith

Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Why Hire an Attorney for Florence Township Municipal Court

Many people assume they don't need an attorney to represent them in municipal courts because their offenses tend to be minor. However, even minor disorderly persons offenses can lead to fines, jail, and criminal records, especially without effective legal representation. An attorney can increase your chances of getting leniency or even avoiding a criminal conviction. An experienced lawyer can:

  • Present arguments and evidence that prove your innocence.
  • Negotiate for reduced charges or penalties
  • Help you qualify for diversionary programs such as Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge, which could clear your criminal record and prevent you from going to jail

We can assist with the following issues at Florence Township Municipal Court:

  • Traffic citations
  • DWI
  • Minor drug offenses
  • Petty theft
  • Criminal mischief
  • Disorderly behavior
  • Assault
  • Some indictable offenses

If you've been summoned to Florence Township Municipal Court, Attorney Joseph D. Lento can help you achieve a more favorable outcome for your case. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 for an appointment today.

​​​Contact The Lento Law Firm Today

When it comes to criminal defense cases, you need the right person in your corner. To learn more about how Mr. Lento can help you, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686. or contact him online.

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