Plainfield City

Traffic and Criminal Offenses

Town Overview

Plainfield city is a densely packed yet homey city. Its 50,000 residents live in about 6 square miles. But Plainfield has very little crime. Most of Plainfield is residential but there are some commercial areas too. Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center is located in Plainfield. Drake House Museum is a must see upon visit to this charming city. The historical society and museum are housed in the same building, which was built in the year 1725. Plainfield is also home to Plainfield Country Club which is said to be one of the very best in the state. Plainfield is served by Routes 28, 531 and 601. Plainfield is referred to as the ‘Queen City’ by local residents, or maybe that’s just the gay community. Many offenses in Plainfield occur in residential areas. The Plainfield City Police maintain speed traps and check points on a fairly regular basis. Raymond Albert Raya, Esq. appears in Plainfield City 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 Plainfield City.  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.

Plainfield City Municipal Court

The Plainfield City 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 Plainfield City Municipal Court before their matter is transferred to the Union County Prosecutor’s Office in Elizabeth.  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 Plainfield City 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 Plainfield City Municipal Court is located at 325 Watchung Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060. Their phone number there is (908) 753-3064 and the fax number is (908) 753-3030. The Honorable Joan Robinson Gross is the presiding judge. Susan Sanchez is the municipal court administrator. Find out more at

Directions to Plainfield City Municipal Court

Plainfield City Municipal Building is located at 325 Watchung Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060.

If you are arrested or charged in Plainfield City 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 Plainfield City Municipal Court located at 325 Watchung Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060, including DUI, DWI, Speeding, Driving While Uninsured, Underage Drinking, Driving While Suspended, Driving Without Insurance, Simple Assault, Harassment, Disorderly Conduct and Criminal Mischief.