Criminal Defense Attorney in Somerdale, NJ
If you have been summoned to appear in Somerdale Municipal Court to answer to an ordinance violation or criminal offense, it is important to have a criminal defense attorney with specific experience in New Jersey municipal courts. Attorney Joseph D. Lento has a long history of success representing defendants in Somerdale, NJ. He will work on your behalf to ensure the best possible outcome for your case.
About Somerdale, New Jersey
Located in central Camden County, about 15 miles from downtown Philadelphia, the borough of Somerdale, NJ is home to about 5100 people. First incorporated in 1929, the borough sits along the White Horse Pike corridor, one of the main arteries between Philadelphia and Atlantic City. Residents enjoy quiet suburban living with easy commutes to Philadelphia.
Somerdale Municipal Court
Somerdale Municipal Court convenes in the Municipal Building on Kennedy Blvd. near the center of town. This court primarily handles traffic tickets, ordinance violations, infractions, and disorderly persons offenses for the borough. More serious indictable offenses may also have initial hearings here before transferring to Camden County Superior Court for trial. Through shared service agreements, Somerdale Municipal Court also serves the residents of the nearby communities of Pine Hill and Laurel Springs.
Court Location and Contact Information:
Somerdale Municipal Building
105 Kennedy Blvd.
Somerdale, NJ 08083
Email: [email protected]
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Why Hire an Experienced Somerdale Defense Attorney
Even if the charges you're facing are minor, you could still be sentenced to jail, probation, or fines—any of which will generate a criminal record that could haunt you for years to come. A good defense attorney with municipal court experience can greatly improve your chances for a more favorable outcome at Somerdale Municipal Court. An experienced Somerdale criminal defense lawyer will know how best to present your case, negotiate for dismissal or reduction of the charges, reduced sentences, etc. You may also be eligible for a diversionary program such as Conditional Discharge, Pre-Trial Intervention, or Pre-Trial Intervention, which could help you avoid jail and prevent you from getting a criminal record. An experienced attorney can also coordinate your application into these programs.
How the Lento Law Firm Can Help
The Lento Law Firm is able to assist defendants in Somerdale Municipal Court with many court-related matters, including but not limited to:
- Moving violations and traffic tickets
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Drug crimes
- Restraining orders
- Indictable offenses (e.g., Robbery, Aggravated Assault)
Joseph D. Lento is a highly skilled criminal defense attorney who represents defendants in New Jersey's municipal courts, including Somerdale Municipal Court. For your best chance of a favorable outcome with your case, call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686.