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Westfield, NJ


Westfield Municipal Court

Municipal Court Address:  425 E. Broad St., Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone:  (908) 789-4060
Hours:  Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
Court in Session:
  Wednesdays & Thursdays

Judge:  Hon. Brenda Cuppola Cuba
Prosecutor:  Anthony Prieto, Esq.
Court Administrator:  Carol Salvaggio

Police Station Address: 425 E. Broad St., Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone: (908) 789-4000

Westfield is primarily a residential town with attractive real estate and great schools located in Union County bordered by the Garden State Parkway, and Route 22. The Westfield PD maintains an aggressive DWI and traffic patrol. The Westfield Municipal Court routinely hears speeding (39:4-98), Suspended License (39:3-40) and DWI (39:4-50) cases due to its proximity to several highways.  Accidents charged in Westfield Municipal Court can result in charges of Careless (39:4-97) and Reckless (39:4-96) charges.  Due to its residential/downtown mix, Westfield has seen several unfortunate motor vehicle accidents involving pedestrians. This has resulted in an aggressive crack down on drivers, and Westfield Municipal Court hears a great many “Failure to Yield to Pedestrians in a Crosswalk” charges (39:4-36).  In fact, the police frequently employ the controversial practice of using decoy cops to issue tickets.

The downtown offers some of the best shopping and dining in the County. This includes, GAP, Lord and Taylor, Banana Republic and Trader Joe’s.  As a result, the Westfield Municipal Court takes an aggressive stance against shoplifting crimes (2C:20 11).  Westfield is also home to the Westfield Leader.

Municipal Prosecutor Anthony Prieto is a fair but tenacious prosecutor who places a high priority on the protection of the public. The Hon. Brenda Cuppola Cuba is a fair judge, but one who will not hesitate to issue a severe sentence when she believes it to be necessary.  Westfield is a professionally administered Court.

Westfield is also home to the original outpost of the Law Office of James Abate. Mr. Abate lived Westfield and has served the community for 13 years. His office in Westfield is located at:

376 South Avenue East, Westfield, NJ, 07090

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