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Criminal Division Information

Criminal Division Main Office
10 Main Street, Room 124
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
Office Hours:   8:30am – 4:30pm

Criminal Court Forms

Criminal Part Court Fees

The Criminal Division is responsible for tracking all indictable complaints from arrest to disposition, as well as, preparing all warrants, writs, court notices, calendars and statistical reports.

The staff consists of a Division Manager, an Assistant Division Manager, Team Leaders, Probation Officers, Investigators and a specialized support staff that includes data entry personnel.

Criminal Case Management is divided into teams which have been organized to provide full case processing.

Leslie Darcy, Criminal Division Manager
Lucie Ostapeck, Assistant Division Manager
Robert Sozio, Esq., Assistant Division Manager for Pretrial Services

Trial Courts:

Judge Team Leader Phone
Judge Susan J. Steele, Presiding Judge Suzanne Bradley 201-527-2413
Judge Eugene H. Austin (Recall) Michael Nunno 201-527-2415
Judge James J. Guida Karen Covello 201-527-2414
Judge Margaret M. Foti Karen Covello 201-527-2414
Judge Christopher Kazlau Charlette Phipps 201-527-2416
Judge Frances A. McGrogan  Charlette Phipps 201-527-2416



Contact Name

Contact Phone

Central Judicial Processing Court (CJP)

Debra Belfi

201-527-2400 x 2172

Early Disposition (EDC)

Suzanne Bradley


Post Indictment Criminal Intake

Elyse Rampolla




5A Unit

Melissa Oxley



Bail Unit




Drug Court  

Michael Nunno



Criminal Records

Diane McDermott




Toni Duncan

x 2173


Municipal Appeals & Post-Conviction Release

Nancy Nicholas

201-527-2700 x 2166


Information Re:  Court Dates
Case Management Status 

Maria Barca



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