Criminal Defense Lawyer in Jersey City, New Jersey

Defending Clients Charged with Criminal and DWI Offenses in Jersey City Municipal Court

If you are facing a criminal charge Jersey City, NJ, know that the consequences of a conviction can be serious. Do not delay in hiring an attorney to represent you. Alissa D. Hascup has the knowledge and experience you can trust.

Ms. Hascup represents clients throughout New Jersey who have been charged with domestic violence related criminal offenses, including Simple Assault, Resisting Arrest, and Harassment in Jersey City, Bayonne, Union City, Harrison, and Kearny. She has successfully handled thousands of cases, representing clients in both Superior Court (felony/indictable level offenses) and Municipal Court (misdemeanor/disorderly persons level offenses). She is also a former special deputy attorney general and domestic violence prosecutor. During her career with the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Ms. Hascup successfully prosecuted a host of cases including Homicide ( Murder), Sexual Assault, Child Abuse, Burglary, Criminal Mischief, and Disorderly Conduct. Now she is fighting for you.

Contact the Law Office of Alissa Hascup, LLC anytime to schedule an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge.

Jersey City Municipal Court Information

Jersey City is a city in Hudson County, NJ. The city has a total population of over 247,000 people, making it the second most populous city in New Jersey. It is also the second largest city in New Jersey, with a total area of 21.080 square miles. The Jersey City Municipal Court is located at 365 Summit Avenue. The court office is open 8:30am-4:30pm, and the court can be contacted directly at (201) 209-6700.

For more information please visit the Jersey City Municipal Court Website:

Jersey City Municipal Court has 8 Judges:

  • Nesle A. Rodriguez is the Presiding Judge.
  • Carlo Abad is a Judge.
  • Kelly Austin is a Judge.
  • Francis Babcock is a Judge.
  • Cynthia Jackson is a Judge.
  • Margaret Marley is a Judge.
  • Richard T. Nieto is a Judge.
  • Irwin Rosen is a Judge.

Jersey City Municipal Court has a staff of administrators.

  • Wendy Atkinson is the Chief Court Administrator. (201) 209-6741
  • Michelle Jarosz is also a Chief Court Administrator.
  • Linda Kraft is the Assistant Chief Court Administrator. (201) 209-6730
  • Alex Jardines is the Chief Prosecutor. (201) 209-6755

Directions to the Jersey City Municipal 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 1 & 9 North/Lincoln Tunnel/Tonnele Avenue.

At the traffic light at the end of the ramp turn right onto Tonnele Avenue.

From Tonnele Avenue turn left onto Newark Avenue. (4 blocks, 2 lights down)

Follow Newark Avenue to the second traffic light and a 3-way intersection with Summit and Hoboken

Avenues. Make a right turn onto Summit Avenue.

The Municipal Court is just past the fourth light on Summit Avenue.

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 is the exit for Tonnele Avenue.

From Tonnele Avenue turn left onto Newark Avenue. (4 blocks, 2 lights down)

Follow Newark Avenue to the second traffic light and a 3-way intersection with Summit and Hoboken

Avenues. Make a right turn onto Summit Avenue.

The Municipal Court is just past the fourth light on Summit Avenue.

From the N.J. Turnpike:

Take Exit 14C and use the Christopher Columbus turnoff.

Coming off the ramp, follow the sign for Montgomery Street. Turn left onto Montgomery Street.

From Montgomery Street, turn right onto Summit Avenue. (approximately 7 blocks)

Proceed on Summit Avenue 4 blocks to the Municipal Court.

From the Journal Square PATH Station (walking):

The PATH Station is located between Kennedy Blvd. and Summit Avenue. Take the Summit Avenue exit (rear of station) and proceed to the south (turn right onto Summit Avenue as you exit the station).

Proceed approximately 3 blocks to the Municipal Court.

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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.