Criminal Defense Attorney in Logan Township, NJ
Are you facing criminal charges at Logan Township Municipal Court? If so, an experienced attorney can work to reduce your penalties or even get your charges dropped. Joseph D. Lento is a criminal defense attorney in New Jersey with extensive experience defending clients in local courts throughout New Jersey, including Logan Township. Whether you're fighting an unfair moving violation or answering a disorderly persons offense, Mr. Lento is committed to getting you the most favorable resolution possible.
About Logan Township, New Jersey
Located on the banks of the Delaware River on the western edge of Gloucester County, Logan Township is named for Union Army general Alexander "Black Jack" Logan, who is credited with founding Memorial Day. Today, the township offers its 5800 residents a pleasant suburban lifestyle about equally distant from Philadelphia, PA and Wilmington, DE (both across the river in different directions). Logan Township is not only a hub for equestrian activity, but it is also home to the largest business/industrial park in the state.
About Logan Township Municipal Court
Logan Township Municipal Court sits in the township's Municipal Complex in unincorporated Bridgeport. The Court primarily deals with traffic tickets, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses in the community, while indictable offenses may also have initial hearings in this court before being sent to Gloucester County Superior Court in Woodbury for trial. When Superior Court offices are closed, the municipal judge on-call may also issue emergency restraining orders.
Court Location and Contact Information:
Logan Township Municipal Complex
125 Main Street
Bridgeport, NJ 08014
Phone: (856) 467-3425
Fax: (856) 467-5016
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Municipal Court Judge: Shelia Ellington
Court Administrator: Lori L. Zane
Joseph D. Lento Can Help Your Chances in Municipal Court
Don't make the mistake of assuming that you don't need an attorney for minor offenses at municipal court. Even minor crimes can result in probation, fines, or jail time in New Jersey--not to mention generating a criminal record that could follow you for years. An attorney who has specific experience in NJ municipal courts may be able to help you avoid these negative outcomes. An experienced criminal defense attorney can negotiate for a lighter sentence, downgraded charges, or even a complete dismissal of charges. A good attorney can also help you qualify for any diversionary program for which you might be eligible, such as Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge. Completing a diversionary program could help you avoid a conviction and keep your criminal record clean.
The Lento Legal Firm assists clients in all matters relating to Logan Township Municipal Court, including:
- Moving violations
- Disorderly behavior
- Simple assault
- Drug offenses
- Criminal mischief
- Petty theft
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
If you're summoned to appear at Logan Township Municipal court, hire a qualified attorney as soon as you can to increase your chances of a positive outcome. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 for help with your case today.