Criminal Defense Attorney in Woodlynne, NJ
Are you facing a summons to appear in Woodlynne Municipal Court Woodlynne, NJ? If so, hiring a criminal defense attorney with experience in the municipal courts system will increase your chances of a positive outcome. Joseph D. Lento, a New Jersey criminal defense attorney, assists defendants in Woodlyne and other New Jersey areas who are facing criminal charges and other legal issues.
About Woodlynne, New Jersey
Conveniently located about 15 minutes outside of downtown Philadelphia, the small borough of Woodlynne sits outside of Camden, NJ, and is home to about 3000 people. First settled in the late 1600s, the borough sits on land once occupied by an amusement park bearing the same name that closed in 1915. Today, Woodlynne affords its residents the convenience of suburban living with easy commutes to Camden and Philadelphia.
Woodlyne Municipal Court
The Woodlynne Municipal Court convenes at the borough Municipal Hall on Cooper Avenue in Woodlynne. This court typically handles moving violations, ordinance violations, and minor offenses within the borough. More serious indictable offenses may also have initial hearings in the municipal court before being transferred to Superior Court in Camden for trial.
Woodlyne Municipal Court Location/Contact Information
Woodlynne Municipal Building
200 Cooper Avenue
Woodlynne, NJ 08107
Phone: 856-962-8300 ext. 220
Municipal Court Judge: Nicholas F. Trabosh
Court Administrator: Lavern Davis
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday, 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Why Hire a Woodlynne, NJ Criminal Defense Attorney
Appearing in municipal court might not seem like a “big deal,” but bear in mind that in New Jersey, even minor offenses can bring penalties like fines, jail time, and a criminal record that can follow you for many years. These consequences may be minimized or even eliminated with the help of a criminal defense attorney who has experience with the municipal court system. These are just a few of the benefits you can get from an experienced attorney:
- Provide evidence and arguments to exonerate you and/or have the charges reduced or dismissed
- Negotiate for lenient penalties, especially to avoid jail time
- Assistance getting accepted into diversionary programs such as Conditional Discharge and Pre-Trial Intervention, which could result in dismissal of the charges and a clean criminal record
In short, hiring an experienced attorney to represent you at Woodlynne Municipal Court gives you a better chance at a favorable outcome than if you try to represent yourself.
We can help with the following issues at Woodlynne Municipal Court, among others:
- Traffic tickets
- Disorderly behavior
- Petty theft
- Criminal mischief
- Drug-related charges
- Indictable offenses such as robbery or aggravated assault
Don't risk your future by representing yourself at Woodlyne Municipal Court. Call the Lento Law Firm at 888-535-3686 to see how we can help.