Criminal Defense Attorney in Mantua Township, NJ
Hiring an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney is your best option for obtaining a positive outcome at Mantua Joint Municipal Court. If you have been charged with a disorderly persons offense, DWI, or other violation in Mantua Township, attorney Joseph D. Lento can help. The team at the Lento Law Firm has helped many defendants in municipal courts across New Jersey, including in Mantua Township, NJ.
About Mantua Township, New Jersey
Situated on a bluff overlooking Mantua Creek in central Gloucester County, Mantua Township was first officially established in 1853 on land taken from Greenwich Township. Today, this community is home to approximately 15,000 people, offering its residents a semi-rural lifestyle just 16 miles from downtown Philadelphia.
About Mantua Joint Municipal Court
Mantua Joint Municipal Court is now a regional court hearing cases from multiple municipalities, including Mantua Township, West Deptford Township, Harrison Township, and the boroughs of Pitman, Wenonah, National Park, and Woodbury Heights. The court deals primarily with traffic tickets, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses, although initial hearings for serious indictable offenses may also be held in municipal court before being transferred to Gloucester County Superior Court in Woodbury. If Superior Court offices are not open, the municipal court judge on-call can also 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
Why You Should Hire a Mantua Township Defense Attorney for Municipal Court
Even if your alleged offense seems minor, you still could face jail time, probation, and fines if convicted. You could also be saddled with a criminal record that could affect your life for many years. A skilled criminal defense attorney with experience in New Jersey municipal courts can increase your chances of getting leniency. A good attorney can help you plead your case and negotiate for downgraded charges, reduced penalties, or even to have the charges dismissed. If you are eligible for a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, you can avoid jail time and a criminal record on completion of the program. An experienced attorney can coordinate your application for the best chance of acceptance.
What We Can Do
The Lento Law Firm can assist Mantua Joint Municipal Court defendants in any court-related matter, including but not restricted to:
- Traffic tickets
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Drug crimes
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
If you're facing a court date at Mantua Joint Municipal Court over criminal charges, don't risk your future by going it alone. Call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.