Criminal Defense Attorney in Paulsboro, NJ
An experienced attorney familiar with New Jersey's municipal court system can help you achieve the best outcome when you are summoned to appear at Paulsboro Municipal Court. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has extensive experience representing New Jersey defendants in municipal courts, including Paulsboro. Mr. Lento will defend your rights and seek a positive outcome on your behalf, whether you are fighting a moving violation or answering a disorderly persons offense.
About Paulsboro, New Jersey
Located along the banks of the Delaware River directly across from Philadelphia International Airport, the borough of Paulsboro is home to approximately 5800 people. Originally built as Fort Nassau in the early 1600s then as Fort Billingsport, this land was the first official purchase of the United States Government the day after the Declaration of Independence was signed. Today, Paulsboro is an industrial port city known for the marine transfer of oil products.
Paulsboro Municipal Court
Paulsboro Municipal Court convenes at the municipal building on Delaware Street. The court mainly deals with all traffic citations, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses within Paulsboro, while indictable offenses are generally referred to the Superior Court of Gloucester County at Woodbury. A municipal court judge on call may issue emergency restraining orders as required during holidays, weekends, and off-hour periods when the Superior Court is closed.
Court Location and Contact Information:
1211 Delaware Street
Paulsboro, NJ 08066
Email: [email protected]
Municipal Court Judge: Martin Whitcraft
Court Administrator: Destiny Jiles-DeBerry
How an Experienced Paulsboro Defense Attorney Can Help You
In the State of New Jersey, even minor disorderly persons offenses may result in significant consequences, especially without an experienced attorney representing you. These consequences may include jail time, fines, and a criminal record that could impact your life for many years. If you have been charged with a crime, no matter how minor, the best way to protect your future is to hire an experienced attorney who will fight for you.
A good attorney familiar with the local court system will greatly increase your chances of obtaining leniency for your charges. Your attorney can present evidence to exonerate you, negotiate for reduced penalties, and work for a reduction or dismissal of the charges. An attorney can also help you look into other options to clean your criminal record, such as diversionary programs like Pre-Trial Intervention and Conditional Discharge.
The Lento Law Firm can assist Paulsboro Municipal Court defendants with any court-related matter, including, but not limited to:
- Moving violations and traffic tickets
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Drug crimes
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
Joseph D. Lento has extensive experience defending clients against all types of charges in municipal courts throughout New Jersey. Take steps now to ensure the best outcome possible for your case. Call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686 to schedule a consultation.