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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:

  • Speeding
  • 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





Court Schedule

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

Daniel Graziano

Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. & every other Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

Dunellen 355 North Ave. Dunellen, NJ

John Leonard

Richard DeLuca

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

David Lonski

1st Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.

Highland Park 221 S. Fifth Ave Highland Park, NJ

Edward H. Herman

Patrick Bradshaw

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

Erin Shamy

Peter Nastasi

1st & 3rd Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Metuchen 500 Main St. Metuchen, NJ

Gary Price

Marc Woliansky

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

Middlesex 1200 Mountain Ave Middlesex, NJ

Dennis M. Fackelman, George L. Psak

Spero Kalambakas

Monday &Thursday at 6:00 p.m.

Milltown 39 Washington Ave. Milltown, NJ

Karl R. Meyertons

Lisa Vignuolo

Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

Monroe 1 Municipal Plaza Monroe Twp., NJ

George Boyd

Bernard Shihar

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

Robert Goodwin

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

David Lonski

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

Daniel Graziano

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

Joseph Hoffman

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.

Robert Smith

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

Tina Martins-Cruz

1st, 2nd & 4th Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. 3rd Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.

Spotswood 77 Summerhill Rd. Spotswood NJ

Edward Herman

Lorraine Neilsen

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.

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