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Wanaque Municipal Court Criminal Defense Lawyers

The Borough of Wanaque is an extremely small town, measuring just about 1 square mile, but its Municipal Court is extremely busy when it comes to traffic and criminal complaints, accounting for well over 50 DWI cases for the year ending June 2011. A motor vehicle violation or criminal conviction can have not only significant financial consequences but can also result in loss of an individual’s driving privileges and even jail. The attorneys at our firm possess decades of experience and success in defending these types of charges in Wanaqua and elsewhere in New Jersey. One of our lawyers is always available 24/7 to help individuals and initial consultations are without charge. If you were arrested or otherwise issued a summons for driving while intoxicated, DUI, Refusal, disorderly conduct, assault, possession of marijuana or some other infraction, a lawyer is a telephone call away to assist you at 862-203-4070.

DWI Defense Attorneys in Wanaque NJ

Cases Heard in Wanaque NJ Municipal Court. All traffic summons cases issued by Wanaque police are decided by the court. Criminal offenses falling within the category of a disorderly persons offense are also heard by the Municipal Court.

General Court Information. The Wanaque Municipal Court is located at 579 Ringwood Avenue, Wanaque, New Jersey 07465. The telephone number is 973-839-3000, extension 7119. Honorable Judge Harold P. Cook III is the presiding judge. Kathleen Gallanthen is the Court Administrator. The court meets the first, second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 8:00 PM. The third Thursday has a 9:30 AM session. For more information, you can refer to the court website page at http://www.wanaqueborough.com

Directions to Wanaque Municipal Court

From NY: Take I-78 W/Holland Tunnel, continue to follow I-78 W entering New Jersey. Slight left onto NJ-139 W. Take the US-1 N/US-9 N exit. Take the US-1 N/US-9 N/Tonnele Ave. Take the NJ 3 W exit on the left toward NJ 495 E/Clifton Tunnel/Lincoln Tunnel. Merge onto NJ-3 W. Keep left at the fork and merge onto NJ-3 W. Exit onto US-46 W. Slight right to merge onto NJ-23 N toward I-80 W/Del Water Gap/Butler. Merge onto I-287 via the ramp to Mahwah. Take exit 55 toward Passaic County 511/Wanaque/Pompton Lakes. Turn right onto County Rd 511 Alt N/Ringwood Ave. Continue to follow Ringwood Ave, the court will be on the left.

From the South: Take Garden State Parkway North to exit 142 B for Interstate 78 W toward Springfield. Keep right at the fork and merge onto I-78 W. Take exit 48 to merge onto NJ-24 W toward I-287/Springfield/Morristown. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for I-287 N/I-80/Mahwah and merge onto I-287 N. Take exit 55 toward Passaic County 511/Wanaque/Pompton Lakes. Turn right onto County Rd 511 Alt N/Ringwood Ave. Continue to follow Ringwood Ave, the court will be on the left.

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