Weehawken DWI Lawyer

Team of Former Prosecutors & Skilled DWI Attorneys Who Are Led By A Department Head Whose Practice Is Dedicated Exclusively To Defending Clients Accused of Driving While Intoxicated & Under the Influence of Drugs

The presence of the Holland Tunnel and NJ Turnpike make Weehawken a municipality where there are many DWI offenses (i.e. first, second, third) that our attorneys defend.Weehawken, New Jersey is located in Hudson County, New Jersey and approximately 3 miles from New York City. Many main roadways such as the New Jersey Turnpike, Lincoln Tunnel, Rt 495, Rt 3, US Rt 1, and 9 run through and or adjacent to Weehawken, causing an influx of police surveillance in the township. Weehawken residents and commuters regularly travel these busy roadways, leading to a high number of DWI, DUI, and Refusal arrests in Weehawken. The consequences of a drunk driving charge or driving under the influence of drugs are severe including loss or suspension of license, thousands in fines, and up to 6 months of jail time. In addition to these statutory penalties, you may also suffer serious effects in your personal and professional life, such as ridiculously expensive insurance fees, loss of employment, and significant damage to your reputation. The Hudson County DWI Defense Lawyers at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall are experienced defense attorneys who are specially trained to specifically deal with drunk driving cases. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Attorney General’s Office have trained our DWI lawyers on the procedures of Standard Field Sobriety Testing. We have also received professional certification to maintain and operate the Alcotest Breath Machine, used by Weehawken police to test sobriety incident to arrest. With over 100 years of combined legal experience, we have the knowledge and skill to reduce or drop these charges and our DWI defense attorneys have a great success rate in municipalities throughout Hudson County. Please call our office for a free, no-obligation consultation at 1-877-450-8301 and speak with a compassionate and experienced DWI defense lawyer.

Weehawken Township

Aerial Photo of Weehawken depicting the Police Station, Lincoln Tunnel, Port Authority of NY & NJ, and the Weehawken High School Football Field which creates a school zone.Weehawken, New Jersey was originally made from parts of Hoboken and North Bergen, and is now considered part of the New York metropolitan area. The town has a rich history, as it was first inhabited by the Lenni Lenap Native Americans. It measures approximately 1.5 square miles, but has a very high urban population-comparable to that of Jersey City. It is largely developed, consisting of significant retail development on the Hudson River and moderate manufacturing development. The town is known for its attractive views of the New York City skyline, the Verrazono-Narrows Bridge and the George Washington Bridge. Its main attractions include Hamilton Park, King’s Bluff-an assortment of homes with distinct architectural designs, Weehawken Water Tower, the Hamilton Memorial constructed in 1806, Morningside Park, and Riverside Park.

Weehawken Township Municipal Court

Weehawken Township Municipal Court handles all disorderly person offenses (misdemeanors), ordinance citations, and traffic offenses. Hence, if you have been charged with DWI, DUI, or Refusal in Weehawken, you will be required to appear in the Municipal Court. Moreover, in Weehawken, DWI in a School Zone charges are common because of the location of the schools around the Lincoln Tunnel and Marijuana DWI charges have increased since the decriminalization or marijuana in NYC. When you are charged with a drunk driving offense, you may also face additional, related offenses including Driving With No Insurance, Speeding, Careless Driving, Reckless Driving, Failure to Report an Accident, or Driving While Suspended. Furthermore, you may be charged with a drunk driving charge together with other criminal offenses such as Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Less Than 50 grams of Marijuana, Hindering the Administration of Justice, Underage Drinking, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct or Open Container of Alcohol. However, regardless of your circumstances, our lawyers will specifically tailor your defense to provide you with the most effective legal representation.

The Weehawken Township Municipal Court is located at 400 Park Avenue, Weehawken, NJ, 07086. The telephone number to the courthouse is (201) 319-6033, and the fax number is (201) 866-6850. The court is in session on Tuesdays at 3:00pm, Wednesdays at 9:00am, and Thursdays at 6:00pm. The Municipal Court Judge is the Honorable Charles P. Daglian, who can be contacted at (201) 319-6031, and the Municipal Prosecutor is Lauren Oliveri. If you have any questions concerning the court or your upcoming mandatory court appearance, you should contact the Court Administrator, Karen Hablitz, at (201) 319-6033.

Directions to Weehawken Municipal Court

From the South: Begin on the Garden State Parkway North. Continue on the Parkway and then take Exit 129 for the New Jersey Turnpike. Keep right and then take Exit 16E toward Lincoln Tunnel. In about a mile, keep left to take NJ-495 E toward Lincoln Tunnel. In 1.3 miles, take the exit toward Weehawken/Hoboken. Continue straight to go onto S Marginal Highway. Turn left onto JF Kennedy Blvd. E. Next, make a left onto N Marginal Highway. Then make a right onto Pleasant Ave. Make a sharp right onto Park Ave. You will see the courthouse on the left.

From the North: Begin on New Jersey Turnpike South. Stay left to take I 95 Express Ln S/NJ Turnpike S toward I 80/Garden State Parkway/Paterson. In about 2.6 miles, take I 95 S/NJ Turnpike S toward US 46/Newark. Stay right, and take Exit 17 toward Lincoln Tunnel. Stay left to take NJ 495 E toward Lincoln Tunnel. Next, take the Weehawken/Hoboken exit. Continue straight to S Marginal Highway. Make a left onto JF Kennedy Blvd. E. Make a left onto N Marginal Highway. Make a right onto Pleasant Ave. Next, make a sharp right onto Park Ave. You will see the courthouse on the left.

From the West: Begin heading North on S Livingston Ave/CR 527 toward E Mt Pleasant Ave/NJ 10. In about a mile, merge onto I 280 E toward Garden State Parkway. In about 12.5 miles, merge onto I 95 N/NJ Turnpike N toward Exit 16 E. Take that Exit toward Lincoln Tunnel. Stay left to take NJ 495 E toward Lincoln Tunnel. Next, take the exit toward Weehawken/Hoboken. Continue straight to get onto S Marginal Highway. Make a left onto JF Kennedy Blvd. E. Make a left onto N. Marginal Highway. Then, in about 0.2 miles, turn right onto Pleasant Ave. Then make a sharp right onto Park Ave. You will see the courthouse on your left.

More Helpful Information about Weehawken Municipal Court

The Weehawken Police Department is located at 400 Park Avenue, Weehawken, NJ 07086. The telephone number is (201) 863-7800. If you would like to retrieve your police records, you could contact the Records Department at (201) 319-6099 or (201) 319-6101. The Records Department is available Mondays 12:00pm-3:30pm, and Tuesdays through Fridays, from 9:00am until 3:30pm.

If you would like additional information regarding Weehawken Township, please visit the town’s website at http://www.weehawken-nj.us/.

You may also be interested in referring to the website for the Lincoln Tunnel.