Middlesex County Municipal Courts Lawyer
Criminal & DWI Attorneys Help Clients Fight Charges in Municipal Courts Throughout Middlesex County, NJ
New Jersey Municipal Courts have limited jurisdiction. “Limited jurisdiction” refers to a Municipal Court’s authority to hear cases. In general, a Municipal Court has authority over traffic tickets, minor criminal offenses, and local ordinance violations.
Middlesex County Traffic Violations & Criminal Charges
Some common Municipal Court traffic ticket offenses include:
- Drunk Driving: DWI / DUI
- Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License
- Driving Without Insurance
- Careless or Reckless Driving
- Leaving the Scene of an Accident
Regular Middlesex County Municipal Court criminal offenses include:
- Simple Assault
- Shoplifting (Theft)
- Drug Possession (Marijuana)
- Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
- Disorderly Conduct
- Resisting Arrest
- Underage Drinking
Examples of local municipal ordinance violations are:
- Leash Law infractions
- Building Code violations
Do I Need a Lawyer for Municipal Court in Middlesex County?
A lawyer is not required for Municipal Court. However, you do have a right to counsel. If you need representation, our law firm assists clients in Municipal Courts throughout Middlesex County, including: Carteret, Cranbury, Dunellen, East Brunswick, Edison, Helmetta, Highland Park, Jamesburg, Metuchen, Middlesex, Milltown, Monroe, New Brunswick, North Brunswick, Old Bridge, Perth Amboy, Piscataway, Plainsboro, Sayreville, South Amboy, South Brunswick, South Plainfield, South River, Spotswood, and Woodbridge. If you would like to schedule a free consultation, contact us at (908) 322-7000.
Middlesex County Courtroom Standards
Courtroom Standards vary by municipality. Some common rules of Municipal Court include:
- No weapons are permitted in the courtroom or the municipal building.
- Please remain seated quietly in the courtroom. Proceedings are taped and any background noise may cause interference on the tapes.
- Food, drink or gum chewing is not permitted in the courtroom.
- Newspaper reading is not permitted while court is in session.
- Smoking is prohibited by law in all government buildings.
- Please avoid bringing small children to court. If you must bring them, please be prepared to wait outside the courtroom until your case is called.
- Please wear suitable clothing to court. Shirts and shoes are required. Hats are not permitted.
- When your name or the case you are involved in is called, come forward to the podium to speak to the judge. Do not approach the bench at any time.
Middlesex County Municipal Court Judges, Prosecutors, Websites, and Court Schedules
Carteret 230 Roosevelt Ave. Carteret, NJ
Allen P. Comba
Kenneth Lebrato Patricia Colligan Thomas Downs
Mondays at 6:30 p.m. & Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m.
Cranbury 641 Plainsboro Rd. Plainsboro, NJ
Edward H. Henman
Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. & every other Thursday at 6:00 p.m.
Dunellen 355 North Ave. Dunellen, NJ
Thursdays at 6:00 p.m.
East Brunswick 1 Jean Walling Civic Center, PO Box 1081 East Brunswick, NJ
A. Todd Mayo, Chief Judge Christine M. Heitmann Paul J. Endler
David Lonski Robert G. Smith
Mondays & Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. 1st, 3rd & 5th Thursday at 9:00 a.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday at 3:00 p.m.
Edison 100 Municipal Blvd. Edison, NJ
Emery Z. Toth, Chief Judge Gary M. Price Craig J. Coughlin
Charyn Atlas Joseph Lombardi Maxwell Billek
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at 9:00 a.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
Helmetta 60 Main St. Helmetta, NJ
Thomas F.X. Foley
1st Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
Highland Park 221 S. Fifth Ave Highland Park, NJ
Edward H. Herman
1st and 3rd Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. 2nd Monday at 6:00 p.m. 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.
Jamesburg 131 Perrineville Rd. Jamesburg, NJ
1st & 3rd Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Metuchen 500 Main St. Metuchen, NJ
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Middlesex 1200 Mountain Ave Middlesex, NJ
Dennis M. Fackelman, George L. Psak
Monday &Thursday at 6:00 p.m.
Milltown 39 Washington Ave. Milltown, NJ
Karl R. Meyertons
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
Monroe 1 Municipal Plaza Monroe Twp., NJ
1st & 2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m. 4th Thursday at 3:00 p.m. All other Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.
New Brunswick 25 Kirkpatrick St. New Brunswick, NJ
E. Ronald Wright, Chief Judge Philip A. Borow Mary Casey
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday at 8:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., & 4:45 p.m. Thursdays at 8:45 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
North Brunswick 710 Hermann Rd. North Brunswick, NJ
E. Ronald Wright, Mary Casey
Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 1st Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
Old Bridge Hwy. 516 and Cottrell Rd. Old Bridge, NJ
James F. Weber, Chief Judge Susan M. Scarola
W. Lane Miller
Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Perth Amboy 56 Fayette St. Perth Amboy, NJ
George Boyd, Chief Judge Maria Del Valle Koch, Emery Z. Toth
John Cassese Allen N. Papp
Mondays at 6:00 p.m. Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Piscataway 555 Sidney Rd. Piscataway, NJ
Dennis Fackelman, James P. Hoebich
John Kawczynski, Thomas Lanza
2nd & 4th Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. Traffic: Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and Thursday at 9:00 a.m. Criminal: Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Drunk Driving: Thursday at 11:30 a.m.
Plainsboro 641 Plainsboro Rd. Plainsboro, NJ
Edward H. Herman
Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. (Twice Monthly)
Sayreville 1000 Main St. Sayreville, NJ
Mark S. Cholowski
Robert A. Blanda
Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. Thursdays at 8:30 a.m.
South Amboy 140 North Broadway South Amboy, NJ
Thomas Downs IV
1st & 3rd Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
South Brunswick 540 Ridge Rd. Monmouth Junction, NJ
Michael V. Dowgin, Chief Judge Glynn J. Dwyer, Jr.
1st, 3rd & 5th Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
South Plainfield 2480 Plainfield Ave South Plainfield, NJ
Spencer B. Robbins
Thomas J. Lanza
1st –4th Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. 2nd – 4th at 7:00 p.m.
South River 61 Main St. South River, NJ
Emery Z. Toth
1st, 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. 3rd Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.
Spotswood 77 Summerhill Rd. Spotswood NJ
One Tuesday per month at 9:00 a.m. (as scheduled) Two Thursdays per month at 6:00 p.m. (as scheduled)
Woodbridge 1 Main St Woodbridge, NJ
Spencer B. Robbins, Chief Judge Emery Z. Toth Kevin Morse
Christopher Rafano, Paul Fenmore, Norma Murgado, Harold Parra
Monday – Friday at 8:45 a.m. Monday – Thursday at 6:45 p.m.
Free Consultations Available – New Jersey Middlesex County Municipal Court Lawyers
Our experienced attorneys represent clients charged with disorderly persons offenses, traffic offenses, and DWI violations throughout Middlesex County, New Jersey. You can reach us 24 hours a day: (908) 322-7000.