Criminal Defense Attorney in Riverton, NJ
When you are required to appear at Riverton municipal court for a DWI, moving violation, or disorderly persons charge, having a knowledgeable attorney on your side may make all the difference. Attorney Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer with extensive experience helping clients in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Riverton, NJ. Mr. Lento will advocate on your behalf to obtain the best possible resolution for your case.
About Riverton, New Jersey
Situated on the banks of the Delaware River, the small Borough of Riverton is home to approximately 2700 people. Established in the 1850s as one of the very first planned residential communities, Riverton today maintains its small-town charm as a walkable community with gas lamps and historic Victorian architecture. It is also one of the few completely “dry” communities in New Jersey where alcohol cannot be bought or sold.
About Riverton Municipal Court
As part of a shared services agreement, Riverton Municipal Court currently convenes at the nearby Cinnaminson Municipal Court on Riverton Road. The court mainly deals with moving violations, ordinance infractions, and disorderly persons offenses in Riverton, while more significant indictable offenses are referred to the Superior Court in Mount Holly. The judge on-call can also issue emergency restraining orders during holidays and off-hours when the Superior Court is not in session.
Riverton Municipal Court Contact Info
Cinnaminson Township Municipal Building
1621 Riverton Road
Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
Municipal Court Judge: Hon. Corey Ahart
Court Administrator: Dana Aldrich
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
How We Can Help Defendants in Riverton Municipal Court
Some people believe that because the Riverton Municipal Court mostly handles lesser offenses, they do not need an attorney and can represent themselves in court. However, convictions even for minor crimes in New Jersey might result in fines, jail time, and a criminal record that could haunt you for years to come. Hiring a criminal defense attorney with specific experience in the New Jersey municipal court system offers your greatest chance for a more favorable outcome. Attorney Joseph D. Lento can defend you in court, negotiate for a reduction in penalties, or even get the charges dismissed, depending on the circumstances. If you are eligible for a diversionary program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, you may also be able to avoid having a criminal record. Mr. Lento can help determine your eligibility and coordinate your application to improve your chances of acceptance into a diversionary program.
Our law firm can assist with any of the following matters at Riverton Municipal Court, among others:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- DWI charges
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Restraining orders
- Indictable offenses
Hiring seasoned legal counsel to represent you in Riverton Municipal Court can help improve your chances of receiving a favorable decision. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.