Former DWI Prosecutors Specially Trained at Defending DWI’s
Mahwah Township is located at the junction of New York and New Jersey and is transversed by major roadways such as Route 17 and Interstate 287. Its location and major highways have made traffic offenses very frequent in Mahwah, including DWI or DUI charges. Mahwah has a bustling nightlife in its downtown area, and many of the Ramapo College students find themselves with DWI charges after a night of drinking. Motor vehicle charges such as DWI, DUI, and Refusal are prevalent throughout Mahwah, lending to its rank as the 3rd highest for DWI arrests in Bergen County. If you or someone you know has been arrested for drunk driving or any related traffic offense, you should contact a specialized DWI defense attorney at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall. Our office has a strong legal defense team that consists of former prosecutors, with 100 years of combined legal experience, who can represent you and ensure that your interests are protected. The Bergen County DWI lawyers at our firm are specially trained DWI defense attorneys with certifications from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for standard field sobriety tests and have been trained by Draeger Diagnostics and Attorney General on the mechanics of the Alcotest Machine, used by the police department for testing blood alcohol levels. The criminal defense lawyers at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall have the experience and knowledge to provide you with the best legal defense in New Jersey. If you would like to speak with a competent DWI criminal defense attorney, please call our office for a free initial consultation at 1-877-450-8301.
More About Mahwah Township
Mahwah township is situated in proximity to New York and the Ramapo Mountains and Ramapo River. It is the largest municipality of Bergen County, and was voted the 9th best place to live in New Jersey in the 2008 rankings of “Best Places To Live” of New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Mahwah has a rich history, as its first settlers were the Ramapough Mountain Indians and the town was home to a major assembly plant for Ford Motor Company for a number of years. The township is about 26 square miles and has a population of about 24,000 people. Mahwah is surrounded by neighboring towns of Upper Saddle River Ramsey, Allendale, Wyckoff, Frankling Lakes, and Oakland.
Mahwah Municipal Courthouse
Mahwah Municipal Courthouse handles all disorderly persons offenses (also known as misdemeanors), town ordinance violations and any motor vehicle offenses, including DWI related offenses. Consequently, if you have been arrested for a DUI or DWI offense, your case will be dealt with in Mahwah Municipal Courthouse. Often times when you face a DUI charge, you will also be facing additional tickets related to the offense such as Speeding, Driving Without Insurance, Reckless Driving, Leaving the Scene of an Accident, Careless Driving, or Driving While Suspended/Revoked. In addition, a DUI or DWI arrest may result in other criminal charges such as Resisting Arrest, Possession of Alcohol Underage, Open Container, Disorderly Conduct, Hindering the Administration of Justice, Possession of Less Than 50 Grams of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Our defense attorneys have the experience and dedication necessary to successfully defend you against any DUI or DWI charge or any related offense.
The Mahwah Municipal Courthouse is located at 475 Corporate Drive, P.O. Box 733, Mahwah, NJ 07430. The phone number to the courthouse is (201) 529-2862, and the fax number is (201) 529-2054. The court is in session Tuesdays at 7:00pm. The Mahwah Municipal Court Judge is the Honorable Anthony J. Gianni, Jr. and the Municipal Prosecutor is Dennis G. Harraka. If you have any questions about your court date or court hours, then contact the Court Administrator, Lorraine Cuomo, Ext. 249.
Directions to Mahwah Municipal Courthouse
From the South: Start on the Garden State Parkway North and stay left, then take Exit 163 to merge onto NJ-17 North. Take the Island Rd./Macarthur Blvd. ramp toward North Central Ave. Make a left onto Macarthur Blvd. Then, make a right onto Corporate Drive. The courthouse will be on the right.
From the North: Merge onto NJ 17 South. Turn right onto Corporate Drive. You will see the courthouse on the left.
From the West: Begin on Union Valley Rd/ CR 513 toward Marshall Hill Rd/CR 696. Make a slight right onto Marshall Hill/CR 696. You will see that in about 2 miles Marshall Hill will turn into Greenwood Lake Turnpike/CR 511. Make a left onto Margaret King Ave./CR 698. Then, in about 2 miles turn left onto Sloatsburg Rd./CR 697. Turn slight right onto Sloatsburg Rd to cross into New York. You will see that in about a mile, Sloatsburg road becomes Sterling Mine Rd. Next, take Rt 17-S ramp toward Hilburn. Merge onto RT 17/Orange Turnpike. Next, merge onto I 87 S/NY 17 S? NY State Thruway South toward I 287/Rt 17 South. Take Exit 15 toward New Jersey to merge onto I 287 S/NY 17 S. Take Exit 66 to merge onto NJ 17 S toward Mahwah. Make a right onto Corporate Drive. You will see the courthouse on the left.
More Helpful Information For Your Mahwah DWI
The Mahwah Police Department is located at 221 Franklin Turnpike, Mahwah, New Jersey 07430. The phone number to the police station is (201) 529-1000, and the fax number is (201) 529-0240. To access your records, call the main telephone number and press 1.
If you have any more questions concerning Mahwah township, please go to http://www.mahwahtwp.org/.