Weehawken Township

Traffic and Criminal Offenses

Town Overview

It is believed that Weehawken got it’s name from the Native Indian word ‘wikweko’ meaning ‘at the end of’, referring to the ‘End of the Palisades’. The town of 13500 people prides in it’s neat and clean parks and the superb community facilities it offers one and all. The Housing Authority Commission provides units for subsidized living for senior citizens. Senior residents also get free meals every day and also free transportation. The town has an excellent public library which was once upon a time the home of the Peters Brewery family. King’s Bluff in an affluent neighborhood in Weehawken with mansion-like homes priced astronomically. Many offenses in Weehawken occur in residential areas. The Weehawken Township Police maintain speed traps and check points on a fairly regular basis. Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. appears in Weehawken Township Municipal Court on a regular basis for private clients.  With his breath of experience, Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. knows how to defend your rights and to successfully resolve your motor vehicle charge or criminal offense in Weehawken Township.  Whether the offense is Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), Possession of Drugs/CDS or a minor moving violation, Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. possesses the unique insight and personal contacts to help you through this ordeal.  Contact our office for a free consultation to see what we can do for you.

Weehawken Township Municipal Court

The Weehawken Township Municipal Court only hears misdemeanor criminal offenses and traffic offense cases.  In some instances, individuals charged with more serious offenses will have their initial court appearance in Weehawken Township Municipal Court before their matter is transferred to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey Township.  A conviction for a violation like DWI, driving while suspended, or possession of marijuana can tarnish your record for a long time.  While the penalties of monetary fines, loss of driving privileges, community service, probation and sometimes even jail can be life-altering, the stigma of a having a criminal or motor vehicle conviction on your permanent record can haunt you for years to come. Our office fights to avoid these outcomes.  We handle all Weehawken Township Municipal Court charges including Underage Drinking, Possession of Marijuana, Shoplifting, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Mischief, Speeding, Reckless Driving, Racing, DWI, Refusal, driving without insurance and driving while suspended or revoked.  We also help you seek the help you need if your actions were the result of a drug or alcohol addiction.  If you are being prosecuted for a criminal charge or traffic ticket like one of these, give our offices a call and tell us about your situation.


The Weehawken Township Municipal Court is located 400 Park Ave # 2, Weehawken, NJ 07086. Their phone number there is (201) 319-6027 and the fax number is (201) 866-6850. The Honorable Charles Daglian is the presiding judge. Karen Hablitz is the court administrator. Find out more at http://www.weehawken-nj.us/

Directions to Weehawken Township Municipal Court

Weehawken Township Municipal Building is located at 400 Park Ave # 2, Weehawken, NJ 07086.


If you are arrested or charged in Weehawken Township, contact an attorney immediately to begin working on your case. You are not alone in this suffering.  Our office stands ready to shoulder your burden and guide you every step of the way.
The Law Offices of Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. is located at 54 Court Street, Freehold, New Jersey 07728, and our office defends individuals arrested and charged with criminal and traffic offenses in Weehawken Township Municipal Court, 400 Park Ave # 2, Weehawken, NJ 07086, including DUI, DWI, Speeding, Driving While Uninsured, Underage Drinking, Driving While Suspended, Driving Without Insurance, Simple Assault, Harassment, Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Mischief.