Kris Facenda, Esq., Municipal Prosecutor
Hours of Municipal Court are 8:30 Am to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
The Municipal Court is a local court created by State law. Practice
and procedures are governed by New Jersey Court Rules. The Municipal
Court Judge is responsible for overseeing the administration of the
Cases heard in Municipal Court are divided into four general categories:
- Violations of Motor Vehicle and traffic laws.
- Violations of disorderly and petty disorderly persons offenses.
- Violations of Fish and Game laws, Parks and Forests, Weights
and Measures, SPCA and Boating regulations.
- Violations of Municipal
Ordinances (local laws).
More serious offenses, known as indictable offenses, are arraigned
in Municipal Court but then sent to the County Prosecutor’s
Each municipality appoints its own Municipal Court Judge. An Informational
Guide is available in the office.
For helpful information regarding the court system, to pay a payable
traffic summons, to check on your court date or for information regarding
points which maybe assessed to you or a result of your traffic summons,
please go to the New Jersey Judiciary Home Page at njmcdirect.com
Pay Traffic Tickets / Time Payments On-Line