Court

Traffic & Parking Summonses


Must be paid by the court date indicated on the front of the summons, unless you wish to plead NOT GUILTY, in which case you must notify the Court at least 5 days prior to the date on the summons to schedule a Court Appearance.


Payments


Tickets can be paid at the Violations Bureau during normal office hours, by mail or online. Visit the State of NJMC Direct Website and follow the instructions. Failure to respond to a summons by the date indicated can result in a $10 late fee being assessed, a warrant being issued and finally suspension of your driver’s license. If paying by mail and a receipt is required, a stamped, self-addressed envelope must accompany the payment. WE ONLY ACCEPT CASH OR CHECKS.


Mandatory violations & summonses marked "Court Appearance Required"


Not all tickets are payable. For summonses requiring a court appearance you should appear on the date indicated, or check with the Court if you are uncertain as to how to proceed. A Bench Warrant can be issued for failure to appear, followed by a license suspension.


Warrants


If you have a mandatory ticket or criminal complaint that has gone into Warrant status, you must post bail and come to court.  Please contact the court with any questions.



Criminal Complaint & Borough Ordinances


Most ordinances and all Title 2C violations require a Court Appearance and you should either appear on the date indicated or check with the Court if you are uncertain as to how to proceed. A Bench Warrant can be issued for Failure to Appear, followed by a license suspension.



Copy of disposition


A written request of the disposition with the appropriate fee will be necessary to obtain a disposition. A disposition with the raised seal has a $10.00 fee, without the raised seal is $5.00.