Criminal Defense Attorney in South Harrison Township, NJ
If you are required to appear at South Harrison Township Municipal Court to face a DWI, moving violation, or disorderly persons charge, an experienced lawyer may make a significant difference in your case. Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer who has successfully helped many defendants in New Jersey municipal courts, including South Harrison Township. The Criminal Defense Team at the Lento Law Firm will work diligently to ensure you receive the best possible outcome for your case.
About South Harrison Township, New Jersey
South Harrison Township is located in western Gloucester County, about 40 minutes from downtown Philadelphia. Historically, it has been a strong agricultural community since it was established in the late 1800s. Today, South Harrison Township offers a quiet, semi-rural lifestyle to its approximately 3000 inhabitants.
About South Harrison Township Municipal Court
In accordance with a shared services agreement, cases for South Harrison Township Municipal Court are held at nearby Woolwich Township Municipal Court. The court typically handles traffic offenses, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses, while more serious indictable offenses are generally referred to Gloucester County Superior Court in Woodbury. During holidays, weekends, and off-hours when Superior Court offices are closed, the municipal judge on-call can also issue emergency temporary restraining orders.
Municipal Court Contact Info:
Woolwich Township Municipal Court
120 Village Green Drive
Woolwich Twp, NJ 08085
Phone: (856) 467-1555 ext(s) 2100 & 2102
Fax: (856) 467-1555
Municipal Court Judge: Kelly A. Conroy
Court Administrator: Angela Kalnas
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm
Why Hire an Attorney for Municipal Court
Many people who have been accused of minor offenses assume that they can successfully represent themselves without an attorney in South Harrison Township Municipal Court. The fact is that even minor criminal offenses may result in fines and jail time in New Jersey, not to mention a bad criminal record. These outcomes are much more probable if you don't have a competent lawyer defending you. A New Jersey criminal defense lawyer who has specific experience in municipal courts can greatly improve your chances of a more favorable resolution.
Depending on the facts of your case, attorney Joseph D. Lento can help you get your penalties reduced, charges downgraded, or even dismissed completely. If you happen to be eligible for a diversionary program such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, the Criminal Defense Team can coordinate your application process for the best chance of acceptance. Upon completion of a diversionary program, your charges are dropped and you can avoid a criminal record.
The Lento Law Firm can assist you in all matters relating to South Harrison Township Municipal Court, including, but not limited to:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- DWI charges
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
Let us help you improve your chances of a positive resolution if you have been scheduled to appear in South Harrison Township Municipal Court. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686 or make contact online.