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Watchung NJ Criminal Defense Attorneys

The Law Offices of Proetta & Oliver defends clients accused of crimes in courts throughout Somerset County, including the Watchung Municipal Court. If you have been arrested and charged with a disorderly persons offense like simple assault, possession of marijuana, harassment, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia or issued a summons for for driving while intoxicated in Watchung is is essential that you speak to an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible about your options. At Proetta & Oliver we feel that hiring the right attorney, someone who not only specializes in criminal law but someone who is also familiar with the court can go long to obtaining a favorable outcome. If you would like to set up a consultation with one of our Watchung Municipal Court defense attorneys then please contact us at 908-533-1064. We can discuss the specifics of your case and we will give you our honest feedback on how we think we can be of assistance.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

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The Watchung Municipal Court, which is located at 263 Somerset Street, will have jurisdiction over all disorderly persons offense (misdemeanors), borough ordinances and traffic offenses, including driving under the influence charges that occur within the Township. They will also have jurisdiction over all indictable (felony) matters that the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office decides to remand back to the Watchung Municipal Court. Since the Watchung Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all disorderly persons offenses, the Judge has the ability to send someone to jail for six months and suspend someones driving privileges for ten years as well. So as you can tell, these types of charges are not something to take lightly. If they are not handled properly it could costs someone their freedom. If you have been summonsed to appear in the Watchung Municipal Court and you would like to discuss your options with one of our attorneys then please contact us at 908-533-1064.

How to Get in Contact with the Watchung Municipal Court

263 Somerset Street, North Plainfield, New Jersey 07060
Court Schedule:
Tuesday at 12:00 p.m.
Phone Number:
General Information – (908)-769-2265 & Fax-(908)-769-2266
Hours of Operation: 
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Chief Judge:
Honorable John F. Richardson, J.M.C.
Eric M. Winston, Esq.
Court Administrator:
Jodi Hansen, CMCA
Deputy Court Administrator:
Yesenia Rios

Where is the Watchung Municipal Court?

What to know about Watchung NJ?

Watchung is a small little borough that stretches across six square miles in the easternmost region of Somerset County. As of the 2010 Census, it has a population of just under 6,000. The borough is bordered by Bernards Township, Bridgewater Township, Green Brook Township and Berkeley Heights. It does have direct access to both Interstate 78 and Route 22 which only increase the desirability of the borough to prospective home buyers.  For more information on the Borough of Watchung, please click the link.

DWI Lawyers in Watchung New Jersey 

If you have been summonsed into the Watchung Municipal Court, let the Law Offices of Proetta & Oliver help. Our Somerset County criminal defense attorneys have dedicated their entire careers to defending those accused of crimes like aggravated assault, endangering the welfare of a child, stalking, terroristic threats, domestic violence, assault by auto, driving while intoxicated, heroin possession and marijuana distribution. If you would like to speak to one of our attorney about your options then please contact us at 908-533-1064. At Proetta & Oliver we are well aware of what a criminal conviction let alone a jail sentence can do to someones life. As such, we are dedicated to making sure that we do not leave any stones un-turned when we defend our clients. Our initial consultations are always free of costs, so if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.