Middlesex County NJ Criminal Defense Attorney
Criminal Lawyer in Middlesex County Superior Court
If you have been charged with a felony/indictable level criminal offense in Middlesex 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 Kidnapping, Drug offenses, and Weapons offenses in South Brunswick, Piscataway Township, Perth Amboy, Edison, and Woodbridge. 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 Theft offenses. Now she is on your side. Contact Ms. Hascup’s Paterson office anytime for an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge.
Middlesex County NJ Information
Local municipal courts throughout Middlesex 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 Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and sent to the Middlesex County Superior Court in New Brunswick, NJ.
The Middlesex County Superior Court handles all indictable/felony charges. The court has 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.
Middlesex County is the second-most populous county in New Jersey. It has a total area of 322 square miles and a population of over 809,000. It is officially considered part of the New York Metropolitan area. Unofficially, it is also considered part of the Delaware Valley (Philadelphia) Metropolitan area.
For more information about Middlesex County, please visit the Middlesex County website.
Middlesex County Superior Court Information
The Middlesex County Superior Court is located in the Courthouse, 56 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ.
The Middlesex 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 (732) 519-3837.
For more information on the Middlesex County Superior Court, please visit the court website.
Middlesex County Superior Court, Criminal Division Information
The Middlesex County Superior Court, Criminal Division has eight trial court judges:
- Judge Bradley J. Ferencz (Presiding Judge)
- Judge James Mulvihill (Retired, on Recall)
- Judge Dennis V. Nieves
- Judge Joseph A. Paone
- Judge Diane Pincus
- Judge Lorraine Pullen
- Judge Alan Rockoff (Retired, on Recall)
- Judge Michael A. Toto
Directions to Middlesex County Superior Court
From the N.J. Turnpike
Use Exit 9 and bear right onto Route 18 North, following signs for New Brunswick. Remain on Route 18 and take the New Street ramp. Once on New Street, pass through three lights and make first right onto Kirkpatrick Street. Proceed one block and make another right onto Paterson Street. The Courthouse is located one block down at the intersection of Paterson Street and Elm Row.
From Route 1
From North or South, take the “Route 18 – New Brunswick” exit, then follow as above.
From Route 27 – Highland Park/Edison Area
Cross the Raritan River on Route 27 and turn left at second traffic light. Go to first light and make right onto New Street. Follow directions as above.
From Route 27 – South Brunswick Area
Take Route 27 into the center of New Brunswick and turn right onto George Street. At third traffic light, turn right onto Bayard Street. Make left onto Kirkpatrick Street at first 4-way intersection. Make first right onto Paterson Street. The Courthouse is located one block down at the intersection of Paterson Street and Elm Row.
Additionally, the area is well serviced by both bus and rail lines. For bus information, call NJ Transit at 1-800-772-2222. For train information, call 1-800-872-2222 or 1-800-872-7245.
Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Information
The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office is located at 25 Kirkpatrick Street, 3 rd Floor, New Brunswick, NJ. The office’s main telephone number is (732) 745-3300. The Acting Middlesex County Prosecutor is Andrew C. Carey and he is the chief law enforcement officer for the county.
For more information about the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, please visit the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office website.
Contact a New Brunswick NJ Criminal Defense Lawyer for Answers
If you or a loved one has been charged with a felony/indictable level crime in Middlesex County, NJ, you need straight answers from a lawyer who truly understands the legal system. Call the Law Office of Alissa Hascup, LLC today. A skilled and experienced attorney will walk you through your options and explain your rights. Your initial consultation is free.