Hudson County

Juvenile Attorney in Hudson County

Hudson County is the smallest county in New Jersey, bordered by the Hudson River and the Upper New York Bay. With a close proximity to New York City, Hudson County has seen a variety of criminal offenses- including many crimes committed by juveniles. Juvenile offenses are acts of delinquency by individuals under the age of 18. Juvenile offenses can have serious repercussions, which may include periods of incarceration, community service, large fines and even a permanent criminal record. Additionally, juveniles in Hudson County are required to retain an attorney when facing formal court proceedings. The lawyers at Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver have the experience necessary to mitigate the consequences that come from having a juvenile offense on your record. Our lawyers have practiced criminal law for over 100 years, and have successfully defended many juvenile cases in Hudson County.  To speak to an attorney immediately, call our Jersey City Office at 201-309-0500.

Hudson County Juvenile Court

In Hudson County, all juvenile cases are heard at Hudson County Family Division Administration Building located at 595 Newark Avenue, Room 201 Jersey City, NJ 07306. Hudson County hears many juvenile cases, including charges of assault, harassment, false identification, underage alcohol possession and consumption, shoplifting, drug possession and/ or distribution, weapon possession, etc. The telephone number at this court is (201) 795-6777.  Our attorneys are fully prepared to defend your child in Hudson County, having often appeared in Hudson County Family Court. Our lawyers have successfully represented juveniles in Hudson County and can mitigate or drop the charges for your juvenile.

Hudson County Juvenile Court Judges

  • Francis B. Schultz – (201) 795-6622
  • Hector R. Velazquez – (201) 795-6734

Family Division Manager

  • Joseph C. Mollica – (201) 795-6779

Assistant Family Division Managers

  • Carl Biscaldi – (201) 795-6983
  • Melanie Zajaczkowski – (201) 217-7699

Directions to Hudson County Superior Court

New Jersey Turnpike

Take the Garden State Parkway North to the NJ Turnpike (Exit 129). Merge onto 1-95 North and then take I-78 West via Exit 14 toward Newark Airport. Then take the US-1-9 N Exit. Take the exit toward US-9 N/ Tonnele Avenue/ Lincoln Tunnel. Turn right onto Tonnelle Avenue and then turn left onto Newark Avenue. Turn right to stay on Newark Avenue and end at number 595.

Hudson County Detention Center

The Hudson County Detention Facility is located at 635 County Ave., Secaucus NJ 07094 and the telephone number is (201) 319-5920. The detention center administers an educational program through the Hudson County Schools of Technology. The Hudson County Detention Center is accredited by the Department of Education and promotes New Jersey’s Juvenile Justice Commission goal of trying to provide meaningful learning experiences for all residents during their stay. While the juveniles are incarcerated, they receive an alternative education based on the N.J. Core Curriculum Content Standards. The average stay at this facility is 2 to 3 weeks with the age range between 13 and 18 years. Juveniles come to this facility from the entire Hudson County area.

Hudson County Juvenile Defense Lawyers

If your child has been charged with a juvenile offense, it is extremely important to contact a lawyer to protect his or her rights. Our attorneys can help your son or daughter if they have been charged in any of the following towns: Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken, Union City, West New York, Guttenberg, Secaucus, Kearny, Harrison, East Newark, North Bergen, and Weehawken or in any other town. Please feel free to contact the attorneys at Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver to set up at free you have been initial consultation. Our juvenile defense lawyers can be reached at 1-877-450-8301.