Criminal Defense Attorney in Pine Hill, NJ
An experienced criminal defense attorney can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case at Pine Hill Municipal Court, whether you are contesting a moving violation or answering a summons for a misdemeanor-level crime. New Jersey criminal defense lawyer Attorney Joseph D. Lento has extensive experience in municipal courts, including Pine Hill, NJ. From disorderly persons offenses to DWI to restraining order assistance, Mr. Lento knows the court system inside out and will work to get you the best possible resolution.
Pine Hill, New Jersey
Home to just over 10,000 people, the Borough of Pine Hill sits about 30 minutes southeast of Philadelphia. Drawing its name from the surrounding hilly pine forests, Pine Hill was incorporated out of the now-defunct Clementon Township in 1926, and legend has it that gangster Al Capone once owned a hideaway home in this area. Today, Pine Hill residents enjoy a quiet suburban lifestyle. The area is also a popular haven for golf, home to Trump National Golf Club—and more recently, the Pine Valley Golf Club (since Pine Valley was absorbed into the borough as of January 2022.
About Pine Hill Municipal Court
In accordance with a shared services agreement, Pine Hill Municipal Court is now held in nearby Somerdale, NJ. The court primarily deals with moving violations within the borough, along with ordinance violations, infractions, and minor offenses. More serious indictable offenses may also have their initial hearings at municipal court before being transferred to Camden County Superior Court for trial.
Pine Hill Municipal Court Contact Info/Location
Somerdale Municipal Building
105 Kennedy Blvd
Somerdale, NJ 08083
Email: [email protected]
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
How the Lento Law Firm Can Help
While Pine Hill Municipal Court deals mainly with minor offenses, even those offenses can result in fines and jail time—especially without the help of a skilled attorney. Joseph D. Lento has the experience and knowledge to help you avoid these serious consequences, whether by negotiating for reduced penalties or even having the charges dismissed. Mr. Lento may also help you qualify for diversionary programs such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which upon completion, can help you avoid a criminal record.
Here's a partial list of offenses we can help with at Pine Hill Municipal Court:
- Traffic tickets and other moving violations
- DWI charges
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Indictable offenses (e.g., robbery, aggravated assault)
Contact a Pine Hill Criminal Defense Attorney
If you are summoned to appear at Pine Hill Municipal Court, don't risk your future by proceeding alone. Attorney Joseph D. Lento can help you get the best outcome possible for your case. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.