Municipal Court

The Municipal Court Office is located in the lower level of the Municipal Building.  The Municipal Court has jurisdiction over cases within their territorial jurisdiction, including violations of municipal ordinances, violations of motor vehicle and traffic laws, disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses and other non-indictable offenses except where exclusive jurisdiction is given to the Superior Court. Also included within this jurisdiction are violations of fish and game laws. 

 

COURT SESSIONS

Sessions will be conducted VIRTUAL via ZOOM

9:00 am - 10:30 am - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

 

MEDIATION

DUE TO COVID -19 Mediation Sessions are scheduled as needed

 

Payments

The violation window is open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. If anyone is unable to make a payment at our violations window and does not want to mail in their payment, they are welcome to drop the payment in the drop-box, located outside, in front of the Municipal Building. 

CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS

Credit Cards are accepted for payment of traffic tickets and municipal complaints at the violations window ONLY. Cards Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Discover

ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION

Payments for tickets and municipal complaints may be made at

NJMC Direct - court code 1512

 

tO file a Complaint

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Days:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 
Complaints are NOT taken when court is in session

 

Record Requests

Records requests - for the Municipal Court only - A New Jersey Judiciary Records Request Form must be completed for any Municipal Court records being requested.  This form differs from the Open Public Records Act ("OPRA") form.  Forms are available for public download below.

 

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Contact Information

Lisa Tatham
Court Administrator

Municipal Court
818 Lacey Road
Forked River, NJ  08731
Phone: (609) 693-1100, ext. 5