Specially Trained and Certified DWI Attorneys
Ridgefield Park is accessible from U.S. Route 46, Interstate 80, and Interstate 95, which causes it to be a hot spot for DUI and DWI stops. The police are constantly surveying the main roadways surrounding the small village of Ridgefield Park and their stops have led to this small village having some of the most DWI and Refusal arrests in Bergen County. If you or someone you know has been arrested in Ridgefield Park, there are serious consequences for a DUI, DWI or related charge, including license suspension, expensive fines, and even jail time. Furthermore, a DUI/DWI conviction can result in potentially disastrous damage to your reputation and may cause your insurance payments to sky-rocket. Therefore, it is necessary that you obtain a knowledgeable attorney who can mitigate or drop these serious charges for you. The criminal defense attorneys at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall are specialized DWI attorneys who have undergone specific training geared toward providing the most aggressive defense to any DWI charge. Our New Jersey DWI attorneys have completed training by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on the procedures of Standard Field Sobriety Testing, and they are certified to maintain and operate the Alcotest Breath Machine used by police to monitor blood alcohol levels during stops. We have the certification and experience to successfully defend and assist you with your Ridgefield DWI charge. Call 1-877-450-8301 and speak with a DWI attorney from our office, free of charge to discuss the circumstances of your case.
About Ridgefield Park, New Jersey
Ridgefield Park, New Jersey is one of the four villages in New Jersey. With a population of about 13,000 people, the village is located in the Southern portion of Bergen County. It has a rich history and is known for its extravagant Fourth of July parade that takes place every year. There are great opportunities for shopping and nightlife for Ridgefield Park residents, as the village is located in close proximity to Palisades Park and New York City. Ridgefield Park village is surrounded by Little Ferry, Palisades Park, Bogota, and Teterboro.
Ridgefield Park Municipal Courthouse
All of the disorderly persons offenses (misdemeanors), town ordinance violations, and traffic offenses are handled in the Ridgefield Park Municipal Courthouse. Consequently, if you have been charged with a DWI, DUI, or Refusal offense, you will find yourself in front of the Honorable F. Terrance Perna at the Ridgefield Park Municipal Courthouse. Unfortunately, a DUI/DWI or Refusal charge may run concurrently with other serious, related charges, such as: Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Careless Driving, Driving Without Insurance, Speeding, Reckless Driving, or Driving While Suspended. Additionally, often times people who are charged with drunk driving also find themselves facing charges of Resisting Arrest, Possession of Alcohol Underage, Open Container, Disorderly Conduct, Hindering the Administration of Justice, Possession of Less Than 50 Grams of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Our DWI attorneys will fight to defend you against any charge and will work arduously to save your driving privileges.
The Ridgefield Park Municipal Courthouse is located at 234 Main St., Ridgefield Park, NJ, 07660. The telephone number for the courthouse is (201) 641-6403. The court is in session Wednesdays at 4:00pm, and the court hours are 8:30am until 4:30pm on weekdays. The Municipal Court Judge is F. Terrance Perna, and the Municipal Prosecutor is Thomas Quirico. If you have any questions concerning your court appearance or court hours, you can contact the Court Administrator, Rocio Medina at Ext. 104.
Directions to Ridgefield Park Municipal Courthouse
From the South: Start on Garden State Parkway North. Stay left, and then take Exit 129 for NJ Turnpike North. Merge onto NJ Turnpike, stay left toward I-280/RT 3/Meadowlands Sports Complex/Exits 15W-18W/George Washington Bridge. Next, take the US-46 exit toward the Ridgefields/Palisades Park. Then, merge onto US-46 W toward Hackensack. Make a slight right onto Main street, and you will see the courthouse on your left.
From the North: Begin East on Central Ave./CR 44 toward State St. Make a right onto State St. Next, turn left onto W Mercer St. Turn Left onto River St./CR 503. Make a right onto Midtown Bridge Appr St./CR 56-E. Continue on Cr 56 E. After .6 miles, turn right onto River Rad/CR 12/CR 17, and continue to follow CR 17. Make a left onto Park St. Turn left onto Main St. You will see the courthouse on the left.
From the West: Start going southeast on Paulison Ave/CR 618 toward Passaic Ave. Make a right onto Main Ave./CR 601. Next, merge onto NJ 21 S using the left ramp toward NJ Turnpike. Take Exit 9 and merge onto NJ 3 E toward Lincoln Tunnel. Take the NJ Turnpike Entrance Exit. Take Turnpike North. Stay to the right to take I 95 N/NJ Turnpike North toward US 46/Forte Lee/Washington Bridge. Take the US 46 Exit toward The Ridgefields/Palisades Park. Merge onto US 46 W toward Hackensack. After about a mile, make a slight right onto Main St. You will see the courthouse on the left.
More Helpful Information on Ridgefield Park
The Ridgefield Park Police Department is located at 234 Main St., Ridgefield Park, NJ, 07660. The telephone number for the police station is (201) 641-6400, and the fax number is (201) 641-7409. If you have any questions concerning your police records, you should call Ext. 130.
For some more information about Ridgefield Park, you should go to http://www.ridgefieldpark.org/.