Hudson County NJ Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal Lawyer in Hudson County Superior Court

If you have been charged with a felony/indictable level criminal offense in Hudson County, NJ, do not put your legal rights at risk. You need a skilled, experienced criminal defense attorney who will protect your rights and fight aggressively on your behalf to achieve the best possible result.

Alissa D. Hascup represents clients throughout New Jersey who have been charged with criminal offenses, including Aggravated Assault, Sexual Assault, Robbery, and Burglary in Jersey City, Harrison, Kearny, Secaucus, North Bergen, Bayonne, and Hudson County. Ms. Hascup has successfully handled thousands of cases in Superior Court (felony/indictable level offenses) and Municipal Court (misdemeanor/disorderly persons offenses). She is a former special deputy attorney general and domestic violence prosecutor. During the course of her career with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Ms. Hascup successfully prosecuted crimes ranging from Attempted Murder and Robbery to Terroristic Threats and Contempt. Now she is on your side. Contact the Law Office of Alissa Hascup anytime for an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge.

Hudson County NJ Information

Local municipal courts throughout Hudson County typically handle traffic and parking summonses, most minor criminal matters, and borough or township ordinance violations. More serious offenses involving jail exposure greater than six months are initially processed in the local municipal court before being turned over to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office and sent to the Hudson County Superior Court in Jersey City, NJ. The Hudson County Superior Court handles all indictable felony charges. The court offers a Drug Court Program, which may allow you to stay out of jail and serve time in a rehabilitation facility as opposed to in prison. The court also has a pre-indictment program, which allows for pre-trial conferences that can help avoid to trial altogether.

Hudson County is the smallest county in New Jersey. It is just 62.31 square miles. It is, however, one of the most densely populated counties in the United States, with a population of just over 634,000. It takes its name from the Hudson River, which creates part of its eastern border.

For more information about Hudson County, please visit the Hudson County website.

Hudson County Superior Court Information

The Hudson County Superior Court is located in the Administration Building (adjacent to the Brennan Court House), 595 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ. The Hudson County Superior Court is open for court business Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm, and the main office of the Criminal Division can be contacted directly at (201) 795-6828.

For more information on the Hudson County Superior Court, please visit the court website.

Hudson County Superior Court Criminal Division Information

The Hudson County Superior Court, Criminal Division has seven trial court judges:

  • Judge Sheila A. Venable (Presiding Judge)
  • Judge Paul M. DePascale
  • Judge Joseph V. Isabella
  • Judge Lisa Rose
  • Judge Francis B. Schultz
  • Judge Frederick J. Theemling, Jr.
  • Judge John A. Young

Directions to Hudson County Superior Court

From the Newark area:

Take Routes 1 & 9 North (Pulaski Skyway; do not use Routes 1 & 9 for trucks) into Jersey City.

Take the exit for the George Washington Bridge and Lincoln Tunnel. At the traffic light at the end of the ramp turn right onto Tonnele Ave.

From Tonnele Ave., turn left onto Newark Ave. (4 blocks down).

Follow Newark Ave. to a 3-way intersection with Summit and Hoboken Aves. Bear slightly to the right to stay on Newark Ave. (do not turn to the extreme right, which would be onto Summit Ave.).

Admin Bldg. and Brennan Courthouse are on the right, approximately one block past the 3-way intersection.

Admin. Bldg. Annex is on Pavonia Ave., one block west of the Admin Bldg.

From Routes 1 & 9 Southbound:

Take Routes 1 & 9 South to the Tonnele Traffic Circle.

At the circle, follow the sign that reads “Park/Ride – Journal Sq.” this exit is for Tonnele Ave. Then proceed as in Step 3 above.

From the N.J. Turnpike:

Take Exit 14C and use the Grand St. turnoff.

Coming off the ramp, follow the sign for Montgomery St. Turn left onto Montgomery St. (approximately 2 blocks down).

From Montgomery St., turn right onto Baldwin Ave. (approximately 6 blocks down).

From Baldwin Ave., turn left onto Newark Ave. (approximately 10 blocks down). Brennan Courthouse and Admin Bldg. are on the left.

From the PATH Station (walking):

PATH Station is between Kennedy Blvd. and Summit Ave. Take Summit Ave. (rear of station) and proceed to the north.

From Summit Ave., turn right at Pavonia Ave. ( 1 block from station).

From Central Ave. turn right onto Newark Ave. Admin Bldg. is at this corner; Brennan Courthouse is just beyond Admin Bldg. on Newark Ave.

Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Information

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is also located in the Administration Building, 595 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ. The office’s main telephone number is (201) 795-6400. The Acting Hudson County Prosecutor is Gaetano T. Gregory and he is the chief law enforcement officer for the county.

For more information about the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, please visit the Hudson County Prosecutor s Office website.

Contact a Jersey City NJ Criminal Defense Lawyer for a Free Consultation

If you or a loved one has been charged with a felony/indictable level crime in Hudson County, NJ, you need straight answers from a lawyer who truly understands the legal system. Call the Law Office of Alissa Hascup, LLC today to schedule a free initial consultation. A skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney will walk you through your options and explain your rights.

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If you are facing criminal charges in New Jersey, you want a battle-tested, aggressive criminal defense attorney on your side. Alissa D. Hascup will protect your rights and your freedom. She is highly skilled and highly motivated and puts clients first – always.

Please contact Ms. Hascup’s office today to request a free initial consultation about your charges. She will review the facts of your case, answer your questions and tell you how she can help get your charges significantly reduced or even dismissed.

With offices in Paterson, Newark and Hackensack, Ms. Hascup can be reached 24/7 and offers nights and weekend appointments as well as flexible payment options.

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In Passaic County, including Paterson, Clifton, Wayne, Passaic, West Milford, Hawthorne, Little Falls, Pompton Lakes, Ringwood, Woodland Park, Wanaque, Totowa, North Haledon, Haledon, Bloomingdale, and Prospect Park and in Essex County, including Newark, East Orange, West Orange, South Orange, Irvington, Bloomfield, Montclair, Belleville, Nutley, Maplewood, Millburn, Verona, Cedar Grove, West Caldwell, Glen Ridge, Fairfield, and Roseland.