Hillside New Jersey DWI Lawyers
Every year hundreds of people are arrested for DWI on Route 22 and a large portion of these arrests are made on the section of highway that runs through Hillside. A DWI can affect your job, driving privileges, and subject you to thousands in surcharges and even mandatory jail time. If you find yourself charged with drunk driving, DUI, or Refusal to submit to a breath test in Hillside, then our specialized DWI defense attorneys can help you beat the charges and move on with your life. Our firm is comprised of Union County DWI lawyers with over 100 years of combined experience and who possess certifications for proper operation and maintenance of the Alcotest Breath Test device and who are also certified by the National Transportation Safety Administration in Standard Field Sobriety Testing. We also have a former DWI Prosecutors who has prosecuted in several municipalities throughout New Jersey. And best of all, we offer free no-obligation consultations over the phone or in person only a short distance away at our Cranford Office.
Hillside is a township in Union County, New Jersey with a population of about 22,000. The town is situated at the northern edge of the county and is bordered to the north by Newark and Irvington, Elizabeth to the east and south, and Union to the west. Even though Hillside is relatively small in size (less than 3 square miles), the town is actually split area codes (908) and (973). The Garden State Parkway, Interstate 78 and the U.S. Route 22 also run through the town.
Hillside Municipal Court Information
The Hillside Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction that handles matters on the local level such as disorderly persons offenses (misdemeanors), municipal ordinance offenses, and traffic offenses. We will also appear in Hillside Municipal Court to defend you against any related Traffic Offenses or criminal charges you may have received in addition to your DWI, DUI, or Refusal charge such as Reckless Driving, Careless Driving, Speeding, Driving Without Insurance, Driving While Suspended, Leaving the Scene of an Accident Resisting Arrest, Possession of less than 50 grams of marijuana, Hindering the Administration of Justice, Open Container or Possession of drug paraphernalia. It is important to understand that the facts in each particular case vary considerably but in a great of deal of these cases we can get your charges successfully dropped or completely dismissed.
The Hillside Municipal Courthouse is located at the Municipal Building, corner of Liberty & Hillside Aves., Hillside NJ 07205. The municipal court can be reached by (Telephone) 973-926-1881 and (Fax) 973-926-2240. The Court holds sessions on Thursday at 5:30 pm and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 8:30 am. The Presiding Judge is The Honorable Norma Garcia, J.M.C. and The Honorable Harold Wovsaniker and the Court Administrator is Mary Ann J. Corcoran. The municipal prosecutors are Lara Difabrizio and Hugh A. Keffer.
Directions to Hillside Municipal Court
From South: Take the Garden State Parkway North to exit 140 for US-22/NJ-82 East toward Holland Tunnel. Merge onto US-22 East then right at Bloy St. Take the second left onto Long Ave and then the first left onto Co Rd. 509 North/Liberty Ave. Continue to follow Liberty Ave and the courthouse will be on your right.
From North: Take the Garden State Parkway South to exit 143B toward Hillside/Lyons Ave and turn left onto Union Ave. Then make another left at Paine Abe and continue onto Winans Ave. Turn right onto Liberty Ave and the courthouse will be on your left.
From West: Take 78 East to exit 54 toward Hillside. Merge onto Paine Ave/Winans Ave and continue down Paine Ave. Turn left onto Chestnut Ave/Co Rd. 509 South and continue down 509 South until you make a left onto Liberty Ave.
More Helpful Information
Hillside Police Department: The telephone number for the Hillside Police Station is 973-926-5800. The Police Records Officer is Chief Robert Quinlan.
If you would like more information about hillside you can follow the link provided: http://www.townshipofhillside.org.