Woodbury Municipal Court
Criminal Defense Attorney in Woodbury, NJ
If you are summoned to Woodbury Municipal Court to face a disorderly person offense, DWI, or another violation, a good New Jersey criminal defense attorney with municipal court experience will ensure that you have the best chance for a positive outcome. Joseph D. Lento is an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney who represents clients in municipal courts throughout New Jersey, including Woodbury. He will fight for you to get the best possible resolution for your case.
About Woodbury, New Jersey
Located about 20 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, the City of Woodbury is located in northern Gloucester County and serves as the county seat for the county. First founded in the late 1600s by the Quaker Henry Wood, Woodbury today is home to about 10,000 people, offering residents easy commutes to Philadelphia.
About Woodbury Municipal Court
As of February 2020, Woodbury Municipal Court sessions are held in the new Gloucester County Justice Complex on Hunter Street. The types of cases this court presides over are primarily moving violations, DWI cases, ordinance violations, and disorderly persons offenses, while indictable offenses are handled by the Gloucester County Superior Court, also in Woodbury. The municipal court judge on-call can also issue emergency restraining orders if Superior Court offices are closed.
Court Office Contact Information:
Gloucester County Justice Complex
70 Hunter Street
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Why It's Important to Have an Attorney at Woodbury Municipal Court
Even though the charges you're facing at Municipal Court may seem minor, you still could face jail time, probation, and fines if convicted--along with a criminal record that could have a lasting impact on your life for many years. A skilled criminal defense attorney who has specific experience in New Jersey municipal courts will understand how the court works and can increase your chances of getting leniency. A skilled attorney will be able to negotiate for reduced penalties, downgraded charges, or even a complete dismissal of the charges. You may also be eligible for diversionary programs such as Pre-Trial Intervention or Conditional Discharge, which could help you avoid a criminal history. An experienced attorney can help coordinate your application for the best chance of acceptance into one of these programs.
The Lento Law Firm is available to assist Woodbury Municipal Court defendants with any court-related matter, including but not restricted to:
- Moving violations and traffic tickets
- Simple assault
- Criminal mischief
- Disorderly behavior
- Drug crimes
- Restraining orders
- Diversionary programs
- Indictable offenses
If you are summoned to appear at Woodbury Municipal Court, take action now to ensure the best possible outcome. Call the Lento Law Firm today at 888-535-3686.