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Union County Municipal Courts Attorney

Traffic and DWI Lawyers Represent Clients in Union County, New Jersey

Our firm regularly represents clients in the Union County Municipal Courts, which are located in Berkeley Heights, Clark, Cranford, Elizabeth, Fanwood, Garwood, Hillside, Kenilworth, Linden, Mountainside, New Providence, Plainfield, Rahway, Roselle, Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, Springfield, Summit, Union, Westfield, and Winfield.

Traffic Charges & Disorderly Persons Offenses Handled in Union County Municipal Courts

Municipal Courts handle a variety of cases, including minor criminal offenses, traffic violations and parking tickets, and violations of local ordinances (such as dog barking and building code violations).

Examples of traffic violations handled by Municipal Courts are:

  • Speeding
  • DWI
  • Driving on a Suspended License
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Criminal offenses frequently handled in Municipal Court include:

  • Simple Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Possession of Marijuana or Drug Paraphernalia
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Underage Drinking

Often, complaints for serious criminal offenses, such as Robbery, Auto Theft, or Aggravated Assault, are filed in Municipal Court and are later transferred to the Superior Court.

Union County Judges

The Judges currently serving in Union County Criminal Court are:

  • Presiding Judge Scott J. Moynihan
  • Joseph P. Donohue
  • Douglas M. Fasciale
  • James C. Heimlich
  • Stuart Peim
  • John S. Triarsi

Municipal Court Judges, Prosecutors, and Court Schedules

Municipal Court Judges are appointed by the Mayor, the local governing board, or the Governor. Each Judge serves for a term of three years. The court schedules vary by locality, but many Municipal Courts conduct trials and hearings during the evening hours.

The following is a list of Union County Municipal Courts, the Judge(s) and Prosecutor(s) for each Municipal Court, and the Court’s Schedule:

Municipality Judge Prosecutor Court Schedule

Berkeley Heights
29 Park AvenueDonald P. BogosianCraig V. O’Connor1st & 3rd Thursday
2nd Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.Clark
315 Westfield AvenueAntonio InacioJon Henry Barr, Jr.1st & 3rd Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.
2nd Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.Cranford
8 Springfield AvenueJames M. BellNorman AlbertMonday at 5:30 p.m.
Additional Sessions as scheduled.
Special Sessions on Thursday at 12 p.m., as directed.Elizabeth Municipal Court
One Police Plaza Annex
208 Commerce Pl.Roman A. Montes, Chief Judge
Carl L. Marshall
Daniel Russell
Richard J. ObuchNorma Murgado
Ashton Thomas
Patricia Mack
Anabella Decruz-Melo
Judy DeRosaMonday – Friday at 8:45 a.m.
Monday – Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
DWI: Thursday at 4:00 p.m.Fanwood
75 N. Martine StreetSusan M. MacMullenLara DeFabrizioThursday at 4:00 p.m. (Twice Monthly)Garwood
403 South AvenueSusan M. MacMullenSteven H. MermanMonday at 7:00 p.m. (twice monthly)Hillside
1409 Liberty AvenueNorma Garcia
Harold S. WovsanikerLara DeFabrizio
Hugh Keffer3rd, 4th & 5th Tuesday at 8:30 a.m.
Thursday at 5:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.Kenilworth
567 BoulevardJonathan H. RosenbluthLara DeFabrizioMonday at 7:00 p.m.
Special Sessions when necessary.
Thursday at 5:30 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
Linden
301 N. Wood AvenueLouis M. J. DiLeoNicholas P. ScutariTuesday & 1st Wednesday at 8:30 a.m.
Remaining Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
Monday at 6:00 p.m. (Sept.-May).Mountainside
1385 Route #22James DeRoseFrank SahajThursday at 9:00 a.m.
2nd Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.
No Court 2nd Thursday.New Providence
360 Elkwood AvenueDonald P. BogosianRobert C. Thelander1st & 3rd Thursday at 5:30 p.m.Plainfield
325 Watchung AvenueJoan Robinson Gross
Andrew Baron
Charles CraigRobert Wilson
Tangela Mitchell-Thomas
Sheila ElingtonMonday – Friday at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 7:00 p.m.Rahway
One City Hall PlazaDavid EricksenRichard A. FazzariThursday at 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
2nd Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. – DWI
3rd Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. – Private SessionsRoselle
210 Chestnut StreetGeorgia JonesDave Conti

Anthony MackTuesday at 6:30 pm.
Thursday at 9:00 a.m. 3 times per month.Roselle Park
110 Westfield AvenueJeffrey M. AngeloMichael MitznerThursday at 9:30 a.m.Scotch Plains
430 Park AvenueAntonio InacioRandolph BrauseMonday at 1:00 p.m.
1st Monday at 6:00 p.m.Springfield
100 Mountain AvenueSteven W. FirsichbaumMichael WittenbergMonday at 5:00 p.m.Summit
512 Springfield AvenueDonald P. BogosianMichael MitznerWednesday at 9:00 a.m.
1st Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m.Union
981 Caldwell AvenuePeter R. Brogan, Chief Judge
Jonathan H. RosenbluthDrew Bauman
Mark Cassidy
Michael Wittenberg1st Appearance: Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
Trials:
Monday at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.
Thursday at 6:00 p.m.Westfield
425 E. Broad StreetBrenda Coppola CubaChristine NugentWednesday at 8:30 a.m. or 4:30 p.m.Winfield
12 Gulfstream AvenueJeffrey M. GechtmanDave Conti2nd & 4th Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

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