Municipal Court

Municipal Court is governed by the NJ State Supreme Court, NJ Court Rules, NJ Statutes and the Assignment Judge of Essex County. The Court has jurisdiction over moving and parking traffic violations, criminal disorderly and petty disorderly offenses, and ordinances.
The Municipal Court Code is 0718. ( Make Traffic Ticket Payment Online - NJMCDIRECT)

The municipal judge has the authority to:
  • issue domestic violence temporary restraining orders,
  • authorize warrants for arrest,
  • revoke driving privileges in the State of New Jersey, and
  • order probation, community service, and jail sentences as stipulated by statute.
  • He/she is also empowered to perform wedding ceremonies

Court Hours | Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm     Court Sessions | Wednesdays at 5:00pm

Borough Magistrate
The Honorable William T. Connell, Esq. 

Borough Prosecutor
Nancy Falivena Gennero, Esq.
.................... Deputy Court Administrator
Lisa Ann Torillo

Borough Public Defender
Anthony Guerino, Esq
.................... Court Administrator
Alla Nudel
Phone: (973) 226-0641 

Court Attendants
John Matheis