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DWI Lawyers in Raritan NJ

Being summonsed into court can be terrifying. Not knowing what to do or who to trust can only added to the already nightmare of a situation. That is why at Proetta & Oliver we try to uses our experience and skill set to make this process as stressless as possible. Our attorneys have extensive experience when it comes to defending clients accused of crimes like possession of marijuana, driving under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple assault, shoplifting, stalking and harassment. If you have been issued a criminal complaint and are summonsed to appear in the Raritan Municipal Court, Proetta & Oliver can help. Our Raritan Municipal Court criminal defense attorneys are well aware that no two clients let alone no two cases are the same. As such, we are dedicated to being able to adapt our representation in order to fulfill our clients needs. Whether that be a trial, suppression hearing or negotiating a favorable plea agreement. If you would like to set up an initial consultation today with one of the Somerset County criminal defense attorneys on staff at Proetta & Oliver then please contact us at (908)533-1064. As always, our initial consultations are free of costs.

Criminal Defense Attorneys in Raritan NJ

For a relatively small township, the Raritan Municipal Court does deal with its fair share of crime. In fact, it seems like the Raritan Municipal Court presides over more than 350 criminal cases and more than 50 driving while intoxicated cases each and every year. The Raritan Municipal Court, which is located at 22 1st Street, has original jurisdiction over all disorderly persons, petty disorderly persons, borough ordinances and traffic offenses that occur within the township. So, if you were issued a DWI on Route 206 or issued a criminal complaint for simple assault at Nik’s Raritan Pub, the charges will be litigated in the Raritan Municipal Court. Furthermore, since the Raritan Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all disorderly persons offenses that occur within their township, that means that the Judge has the authority to send someone to jail for six months and suspend their driving privileges for ten years. As you can tell, if you are summonsed to appear in the Raritan Municipal Court, it is not something that should be taken lightly. If you would like to speak to one of our attorneys about your options then please contact us at (908)533-1064.

Raritan Municipal Court Contact Information

22 1st Street, Raritan NJ 08869
Court Schedule:
Twice a Month at 2:30 p.m.
Phone Number:
General Information – 908.231.1300
Chief Judge:
Honorable Katherine E. Howes, J.M.C.
Steven Sloan, Esq.
Court Administrator:
Linda Lella, CMCA
Deputy Court Administrator:
Dorothea Dinorcia

Where is the Raritan Municipal Court Located?
What to Known about Raritan NJ?

Raritan Borough, not to be confused with Raritan Township, is a small little borough located almost directly in the center of Somerset County. Raritan Borough was originally incorporated back in the late 1800’s and it was considered a subdivision of Bridgewater. After a series of issues, Raritan Borough gained their independence in the 1940’s. As of 2010, the borough had a population of just under 7,000, which is up about 10% from the 2000 Census. For a relatively small borough, it does have two major roadways cutting right throughout it, Route 206 and Route 202. Those two roadways probably play a major factor in why the Raritan Municipal Court is forced to deal with about 50 drunk driving charges each and every year. For more information on the Borough of Raritan, please click the link.

Raritan NJ Simple Assault Lawyers

If you have been summonsed to appear in the Raritan Municipal Court, let the Law Offices of Proetta & Oliver help. Our criminal defense attorneys defend clients accused of crimes like aggravated assault, terroristic threats, stalking, burglary, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of cocaine, endangering the welfare of a child, driving while intoxicated and shoplifting in courts throughout New Jersey, including the Raritan Municipal Court. If you would like to set up a free initial consultation today, then please contact us at (908)533-1064. We are available around the clock to help assist in anyway that we can.