Criminal Defense Attorney in Mullica Township, NJ
A knowledgeable attorney can make all of the difference in the event that you are summoned to appear in Mullica Township Municipal Court for a DWI, moving violation, or a disorderly persons charge. Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense attorney who has successfully helped many clients in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Mullica Township. Mr. Lento will work to ensure that you receive the best outcome possible in your case.
About Mullica Township, New Jersey
Located in northeast Atlantic County, Mullica Township is home to approximately 5800 people. It derives its name from a Finnish settler who migrated to the area from Philadelphia in the seventeenth century. Residents of Mullica Township enjoy a semi-rural lifestyle with several unincorporated communities situated amid the natural beauty of the Pinelands National Reserve.
About Mullica Township Municipal Court
Due to a merger, Mullica Township Municipal Court cases are now heard at nearby Hammonton Municipal Court on Central Avenue in Hammonton. All moving violations, ordinance infractions, and disorderly persons offenses in the city's jurisdiction are handled by the municipal court, while more serious indictable crimes are sent to Atlantic County Superior Court in Mays Landing.
Municipal Court Contact Info:
Hammonton Municipal Court
100 Central Ave.
Hammonton, NJ 08037
Phone: 609-567-4300 ext. 3
Email: [email protected]
Municipal Court Judge: Frank J. Raso
Court Administrator: Crystal Czerwinski
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 9:00a.m.-4:30p.m.
How We Can Help You in Municipal Court
Many people believe that since Mullica Township Municipal Court handles mostly minor offenses, they don't require an attorney to represent them in court. However, in New Jersey, even minor violations may result in jail time, fines, and other consequences if convicted. Any conviction can also generate a criminal record that could haunt you for many years. An experienced criminal defense lawyer with experience in New Jersey's municipal court system can provide you with the greatest chance of a more favorable outcome.
Attorney Joseph D. Lento can help by negotiating on your behalf for a reduction of penalties, downgraded charges, or a complete dismissal of the charge. You could also be eligible for a diversionary program, such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which might allow you to avoid a criminal record. If so, Mr. Lento can coordinate your application to increase your chances of being accepted into one of these programs.
The Lento Law Firm is available to assist you with all court-related matters at Mullica Township Municipal Court, including:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- DWI charges
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
If you've been summoned to Mullica Township Municipal Court, don't risk more severe consequences by going it alone. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.