New Jersey Expungement Lawyer
If you were previously charged or convicted of a crime in Jersey City, Bayonne, Union City or any other Hudson County town, an expungement may clear your record. Give my office a call to see if an expungement is possible in your case.
Hudson County Criminal Data
The Superior Court is located at Hudson County Administration Building, 595, Newark Avenue., Jersey City. Phone 201.795.6000. Peter Vazquez, Presiding Judge-Criminal Division. plus 6 other judges. Prosecutor: Edward De Fazio. Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:30am -12:30pm and 1:30pm – 4:30pm.
The N.J. State Police Uniform Crime recorded 15,749 major crimes in 2010. The crime rate per 1,000 residents was 24.8 and the violent rate 4.6. There were 36 murders, 67 rapes, 1.378 robberies, 1,412 assaults, 2,280 burglaries, 3,572 incidents of domestic violence, 24 bias crimes and 2,153 cases of police force.
Hudson County – New Jersey
Hudson County named after the river and/or the explorer was incorporated in 1840. It is one of New Jersey’s 21 counties and comprises 12 municipalities. The county seat is Jersey City, the largest of its municipalities. According to the classification of the N.J. Commerce, Economic Growth and Tourism Commission, it belongs to the Gateway Region.
Although the smallest county in the state, it is the sixth most densely populated nationwide. It is home to Ellis Island and Liberty Island and 9 parks. All major airports, Newark, La Guardia and John F. Kennedy, are about 20 miles away. Hudson County is one of the principal transportation crossroads. It is also the national leader in major cellular connections.
This county houses several museums and other exhibitions, such as the Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum, Ellis Island Immigration Museum and the Statue of Liberty National Monument.
Nationally, Hudson is the 8th most racially diverse county in the nation. Approximately 90 different languages other than English are spoken in the homes of Jersey City residents. The percentage of foreign-born residents is more than double the state average (38.5% versus 17.5%). Most of them come from Cuba (12%), Dominican Republic (11%) and Ecuador (8%). Three of its communities are on the roster of the 100 cities with at least 5,000 inhabitants that have the highest rate of foreign-born residents. More than half the population (55.58%) was White, as of the 2000 census. Hispanics or Latinos of any race had increased from 39.76% in 2000 to 42.0% as of the 2010 census.
The data on highest educational level of residents age 25 and over in 2010 evidences that holders of a bachelor’s degree or higher were not far from state levels (22.5% and 11.1% versus 20.65% and 12.05%). Those who completed high school were 28.0%. Colleges in Hudson County include Hudson County Community College, New Jersey City University, Saint Peter’s College, Stevens Institute of Technology.