Criminal Defense Attorney in Winslow Township, NJ
If you are summoned to Winslow Township Municipal court for any reason, including a traffic violation, municipal violation, or disorderly persons offense, having the right attorney can have a huge impact on the outcome of your case. Joseph D. Lento is a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer who represents clients in Winslow Township, NJ, who are facing charges. His experience with the municipal court system can greatly increase your chances for a favorable outcome.
Winslow Township, New Jersey
Home to about 40,000 people, Winslow Township is Camden County's largest municipality in land area, sitting at the southern end of the county about midway between Philadelphia and Atlantic City. About 80 percent of the township sits within the Pinelands National Preserve, offering the benefit of beautiful natural surroundings. Residents of Winslow Township today enjoy a quiet suburban lifestyle with crime rates well below the national average.
Information on Winslow Township Municipal Court
The Winslow Township Municipal Court meets at the Municipal Building along Route 73. The court primarily deals with local ordinance violations, traffic tickets, and disorderly persons offenses within the township. The court may also host initial hearings for more serious crimes before they are transferred to Camden County Superior Court.
Winslow Township Municipal Court Location/Contact Information
Winslow Township Municipal Building
125 South Route 73
Braddock, NJ 08037
Phone: 609-567-0700 ext. 4
Judge of the Municipal Court: Hon. Michael Diamond
Court Administrator: Janice Fitting
Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Why You Need a Winslow Township Criminal Defense Attorney
It might seem sensible to represent yourself in Winslow Township Municipal Court, especially for minor offenses—but in New Jersey, even minor disorderly persons offenses can result in fines and even jail time, not to mention a criminal record that can haunt you for years to come. A defense attorney who has specific municipal court experience will have a better chance of helping you achieve a favorable result. Here are some of the benefits that having an experienced attorney can bring to your case:
- Provide evidence and arguments to support your case and prompt dismissal of the charges
- Negotiate for reduced charges and/or lenient penalties
- Facilitate your application for any diversionary programs for which you might be eligible, including Conditional Discharge or Pre-Trial Intervention, which can help you avoid jail and a criminal history
Common Issues We Can Help With at Winslow Township Municipal Court:
- Traffic tickets
- Moving violations
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Petty theft
- Drug-related charges
Get in Touch With the Lento Law Firm
If you are facing a Winslow Township Municipal Court court date, hiring an experienced attorney now could greatly improve your outlook. Call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686 to schedule a consultation.