Riverside Township Municipal Court

Criminal Defense Attorney in Riverside Township, NJ

If you are summoned to Riverside Township Municipal Court to answer an ordinance violation or a criminal charge, hiring a New Jersey criminal defense attorney with experience in municipal courts gives you the best chance for success. Joseph D. Lento is a criminal defense attorney in New Jersey with an extensive track record of defending clients in municipal courts throughout the state, such as Riverside Township, NJ.

About Riverside Township, New Jersey

Situated along the Delaware River in northwest Burlington County, Riverside Township was first established as a resort community named Progress in 1851, offering nearby Philadelphians a respite from the summer heat. Today, the township offers its 8000 residents a pleasant suburban lifestyle just a half-hour's drive from downtown Philadelphia.

Riverside Township Municipal Court

Riverside Township Municipal Court is located on W. Scott Street in the heart of the township. This court primarily handles traffic tickets, ordinance infractions, and minor infractions, as well as disorderly persons offenses. Certain indictable offenses may have initial hearings at municipal court before being referred to Burlington County Superior Court in Mount Holly. The court also provides mediation services to resolve minor civil disputes. The municipal court judge may issue emergency restraining orders after hours or on holidays when Superior Court is not in session.

Court Location and Contact Information:

1 West Scott Street

Riverside, NJ 08075

Phone: 856-461-8820 ext. 2

Office hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Municipal Court Judge: Dennis P. McInerney

Court Administrator: Sherryl Allen

Why You Need a Riverside Township Defense Attorney

Even if you don't face major charges in municipal court, you may be sentenced to jail time, probation, and fines if you are convicted. Your conviction will also create a criminal record that will impact your activities for many years. Hiring a skilled criminal attorney with municipal court experience can greatly enhance your chances of obtaining favorable results. A good Riverside Township criminal defense lawyer can defend you in court, negotiate for dismissal or reduced charges, and work to minimize any penalties. If you qualify, a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge can help you avoid jail time and keep your record clean. An expert attorney can aid in the coordination of your application for one of these programs.

How We Can Help

The Lento Law Firm can help Riverside Township Municipal Court defendants with all court-related matters, including but not limited to:

  • Moving violations and traffic tickets
  • DWI
  • Simple assault
  • Criminal mischief
  • Harassment
  • Disorderly behavior
  • Drug crimes
  • Restraining orders
  • Certain indictable offenses (e.g., robbery, aggravated assault)

If you're facing a court summons to Riverside Township Municipal Court, don't risk your future or a possible criminal record by going it alone. For the best chance of a favorable outcome, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.

​​​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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