Oaklyn Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Oaklyn, NJ

Whether you're fighting an unfair moving violation or defending yourself against disorderly persons charges, having effective legal counsel is essential for your success when you appear in Oaklyn Municipal Court. New Jersey criminal defense attorney Joseph D. Lento has many years of experience representing clients in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Oaklyn.

Oaklyn, New Jersey

Located less than 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, the borough of Oaklyn is home to about 4000 people. Deriving its name from the many oak trees in the area, the land now known as Oaklyn was first settled as Newton Colony by the Quakers along a Native American trail. Today, Oaklyn provides residents the benefit of quiet suburban living with easy access to Philadelphia via the Walt Whitman Bridge.

Oaklyn Municipal Court

Oaklyn Municipal Court convenes at the Oaklyn Municipal Building in the heart of town. This court primarily handles traffic tickets, ordinance violations, DWI cases, and minor criminal offenses. Initial hearings for more serious charges may also be held before being transferred to Camden County Superior Court for trial. The judge on-call can also issue temporary restraining orders during off-hours when Superior Court is closed. Pursuant to a shared services agreement, Oaklyn Municipal Court also serves the nearby community of Mount Ephraim.

Oaklyn Municipal Court Contact Info:

Oaklyn Municipal Building

500 White Horse Pike

Oaklyn, NJ 08107

Telephone: (856) 858-0074

Fax: (856) 858-9552

Municipal Court Judge: Hon. Krisden McKrink

Court Administrator: Dawn Abate-Hirst

Municipal Court Office Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m.-noon

Why You Need Legal Representation in Oaklyn Municipal Court

It is not a good idea to represent yourself in court, even in municipal court, for minor infractions. Without the help of a skilled defense attorney, you are more likely to face fines and even jail time. A criminal defense lawyer who understands the workings of Oaklyn Municipal Court can work on your behalf to have charges reduced or dropped, negotiate for more lenient sentences, and even having charges dismissed. If you are eligible for a diversionary program such as Conditional Discharge or Pre-Trial Intervention, your attorney can help coordinate your application to give you the best odds for getting accepted.

What Can We Do

Attorney Joseph D. Lento has represented many defendants in New Jersey's municipal court systems with an excellent track record of success. We are available to assist you with all matters related to municipal court, including:

  • Traffic violations
  • DWI
  • Harassment
  • Drug offenses
  • Simple assault
  • Disorderly behavior
  • Criminal mischief
  • Indictable offenses like robbery and aggravated assault

If you are summoned to Oaklyn Municipal Court, don't risk higher penalties by facing the charges alone. Attorney Joseph D. Lento will work on your behalf to obtain the best possible resolution to your case. Call 888-535-3686 to learn more about how the Lento Law Firm can help.

​​​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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