Criminal Defense Attorney in Westville, NJ
Having an experienced lawyer by your side can make a huge difference in the outcome of your case if you are summoned to appear in Westville Municipal Court. Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense attorney with a long track record of success defending clients in New Jersey's municipal court systems, including Westville. Mr. Lento will work to get you the best possible resolution, whether you're appearing for a DWI, moving violation, or disorderly persons offense.
About Westville, New Jersey
Nicknamed the “Gateway to South Jersey,” the Borough of Westville is located on the northern tip of Gloucester County, just southeast of south Philadelphia across the Delaware River. Once settled by the Dutch, then by the Quakers, Westville today is home to 4200 people, offering residents a pleasant suburban lifestyle with easy commutes into south Philly via the Walt Whitman Bridge.
About Westville Municipal Court
Westville Municipal Court convenes at 165 Broadway in downtown Westville. This court focuses on moving violations, ordinance infractions, and disorderly persons offenses within the Borough of Westville, while more serious indictable offenses are referred to the Gloucester County Superior Court in Woodbury. During holidays and off-hours when Superior Court offices are closed, the municipal judge on call may also issue emergency temporary restraining orders.
Municipal Court Contact Info:
Westville Municipal Court
Westville, NJ 08093
Phone: (856) 456-0066
Fax: (856) 456-1040
Municipal Court Judge: Thomas North
Court Administrator: Kelley Anderson
Office Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
How the Lento Law Firm Can Help You in Municipal Court
Many people think that since the Westville Municipal Court only presides mainly over minor offenses, they can choose to forgo legal representation. However, in New Jersey, a guilty verdict for minor charges could still mean getting a criminal record, having to pay fines, and potentially serving jail time. Hiring an experienced attorney greatly increases your chances for a better outcome. Attorney Joseph D. Lento will work tirelessly to get you the best possible outcome for your case, whether that means getting the charges against you dropped entirely, reduced to a lesser offense, or negotiating for lenient sentencing. If you qualify for a program like Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, Mr. Lento will work with you to increase your likelihood of being accepted into the program.
The Lento Law Firm can help clients in all matters relating to Westville Municipal Court, including:
- Traffic tickets/moving violations
- DWI charges
- Drug-related offenses
- Disorderly behavior
- Criminal mischief
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
If you are summoned to appear at Westville Municipal Court, give yourself the best chance of a favorable resolution by hiring Attorney Joseph. D. Lento to represent you. To schedule a consultation, call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.