Criminal Defense Attorney in West Deptford Township, NJ
A qualified New Jersey criminal defense attorney who is familiar with municipal court proceedings will give you the best chance possible of achieving a favorable outcome if you are summoned to West Deptford Township Municipal Court on a DWI, ordinance violation, or disorderly persons offense. Having Attorney Joseph D. Lento in your corner gives you a fighting chance against tough odds: he has successfully represented many clients facing criminal charges in New Jersey's municipal courts, including West Deptford Township.
About West Deptford Township, New Jersey
Located on the banks of the Delaware River directly across from the Philadelphia International Airport, West Deptford Township is home to approximately 22,000 people. As such, its residents enjoy a suburban/rural lifestyle with a small-town atmosphere with convenient commutes to Philadelphia.
About West Deptford Township Municipal Court
As of December 2021, cases for West Deptford Township Municipal Court are now heard at Mantua Joint Municipal Court in nearby Mantua Township. This court mainly handles traffic citations, local ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses. If you're facing charges for an indictable offense, your initial hearing may also be held in municipal court before being transferred to Gloucester County Superior Court in Woodbury. During non-working hours, weekends, and holidays, when Superior Court offices are not open, the municipal court judge on-call may issue emergency restraining orders.
Court Location and Contact Information:
Mantua Joint Municipal Court
397 Main Street
Mantua, NJ 08051
Phone: (856) 468-3078
Fax: (856) 468-3823
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Municipal Court Judge: Kelly Conroy
Court Administrators: Sarah Powell, Carla Rios
How We Can Help
Even if you are facing minor charges in municipal court, you could still be sentenced to jail time, probation, and fines if convicted. Additionally, any criminal conviction generates a criminal record that will have a long-term impact on your life. Hiring criminal defense attorney Joseph D. Lento, who has specific experience in New Jersey municipal courts, will increase your chances of finding leniency in the courts. Depending on the situation and evidence, a good lawyer could help lessen your penalties, get charges reduced, or even get the charges dropped. You may also be qualified for a diversionary program that could result in having your charges dismissed, such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge. A good attorney coordinates your application to these programs for the best chance of acceptance.
The Lento Law Firm assists defendants in all court-related matters at West Deptford Township Municipal Court, including, but not limited to:
- Moving violations
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Drug crimes
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
Attorney Joseph D. Lento has years of experience working in the New Jersey municipal court system, and he knows what it takes to get results. If you have been summoned to West Deptford Township Municipal Court, call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 today.