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Morris County Municipal Courts Lawyer

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In New Jersey, Municipal Courts have limited jurisdiction, which means the Municipal Courts only have authority to hear certain cases. Generally, this authority extends only to minor offenses within the municipality’s boundary.

Morris County contains several Municipal Courts. Each incorporated municipality has its own court. The jurisdiction of Morris County Municipal Courts includes Boonton, Butler, Chatham, Denville, Dover, East Hanover, Florham Park, Hanover, Harding, Jefferson, Lincoln Park, Long Hill, Madison, Mendham, Montville, Morris Plains, Morristown, Mountain Lakes, Mt. Olive, Parsippany, Randolph, and Rockaway.

Morris County Municipal Court Offenses

Municipal Courts typically handle cases involving traffic tickets, minor criminal offenses, and local ordinance violations.

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

Typical Morris County Municipal Court criminal offenses involve:

  • 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

Morris County Superior Court

Some criminal cases begin in Municipal Court and are eventually elevated to the Superior Court level. At the Morris County Superior Court level, one of the following judges will preside over the case:

  • Salem Vincent Ahto
  • Thomas V. Manahan
  • John B. Dangler

Morris County Municipal Court Judges, Prosecutors, Websites, and Court Schedules

Municipal Court Judges and Prosecutors are generally appointed by the Mayor, the town council, or the Governor. Court Schedules are determined by each municipality. The following is a list of Morris County Municipal Court Judges, Prosecutors, Websites, and Court Schedules:

MunicipalityJudgeProsecutorWebsiteCourt Schedule Boonton Town100 Washington St.Boonton, NJArnold MinimanDouglas Cabanawww.boonton.orgTuesdays at 9:00 a.m. No court on the fifth Tuesday.Boonton Township155 Powerville Rd.Boonton Township, NJHelen ZanetakosDouglas Cabanawww.boonton
township.com2nd Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.Butler1 Ace RoadButler, NJJohn A. PaparazzoEdward Azarwww.butlerbo
rough.com1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.Chatham Borough54 Fairmount AveChatham, NJVincent J. McMannThomas A. Shepardwww.chathambo
rough.orgThe 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.Chatham Township58 Meyersville Rd.Chatham, NJVincent J. McMannPeter A. Ficowww.chatham
township.org1st & 3rd Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.Denville Township1 St. Mary’s PlaceDenville, NJArnold MinimanDenis Driscollwww.thedenvi
llehub.comThursdays at 9:00 a.m.Dover37 North Sussex St.Dover, NJPhilip MaenzaManuel Fanarjianwww.dover.
nj.usTuesdays & Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.East Hanover Township2 Deforest AveEast HanoverGerald ScalaMichaelCalabrowww.easthan
overtownship.comThursdays at 9:00 a.m.Florham Park111 Ridgedale AveFlorham Park, NJGary F. TroxellGary Grabaswww.florhamp
arkboro.netWednesdays at 9:30 a.m.Hanover TownshipPO Box 250 1000 RT 10Whippany, NJBrian O’ToolePeter Kingwww.hanover
township.comMondays at 5:00 p.m.Harding Township21 Blue Mill Rd.New Vernon, NJRobert F. SchaulPeter A. Ficowww.hardingnj.org1st & 3rd Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. 2nd & 4th Fridays at 11:00 a.m.Jefferson Township1033 Weldon Rd.Lake Hopatcong, NJWilliam Bowkley, Jr.James LaSalawww.jefferson
township.net1st Thursday at 1:00 p.m 2nd, 3rd & 4th Thursday at 7:30 p.m. 3rd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.Kinnelon130 Kinnelon Rd.Kinnelon, NJJohn G. D’AngeloRalph M. Favawww.kinne
lonboro.org2nd and 4th Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.Lincoln Park34 Chapel Hill Rd.Lincoln Park, NJAndrew WubbenhorstChris
park.org1st & 3rd Wednesday & 4th Thursday at 4:00 p.m.Long Hill Township915 Valley Rd.Gillette, NJJames D. BrideLisa Chadwick Thompsonwww.long
hillnj.us1st 3rd Thursday at 7:00 p.mMadison111 Ridgedale AveFlorham Park, NJ (Temporarily)Gary F. TroxellJames M. DeMarzowww.rosenet.orgWednesdays at 5:00 p.mMendham Borough2 West Main St.Brookside, NJVincent McMannPeter A. Ficowww.mendhamnj.org2nd & 4th Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.Mendham Township2 West Main St.Brookside, NJVincent McMannPeter A. Ficowww.mendham
township.org2nd & 4th Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.Mine Hill Township10 Baker St. Mine Hill, NJPhilip J. MaenzaMegan Lavery Smithwww.minehill.com1st & 3rd Wednesday at 2:00 and 4:00 p.m.Montville Township360 Route 202, STE 2Montville, NJSeth DavenportDaniel Danzi,Denis Driscollwww.montville
-township.orgMondays at 4:30 p.m.Morris Plains531 Speedwell AveMorris Plains, NJMichael CarlucciDenis Driscollwww.morris
plainsboro.orgTuesdays at 4:30 p.m.Morris50 Woodland AveConvent Station, NJRobert J. NishCraig O’ Connorwww.morristwp.comAs set by courtMorristown200 South StreetMorristown, NJMichael Noonan, Chief Judge Gary F. TroxellVijayant Pawarwww.townof
morristown.orgMonday 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. 4th Tuesday, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday 4:00 & 6:00 p.m.Mount Arlington419 Howard BlvdMount Arlington, NJArnold MinimanDouglas
-arlington.nj.us1st & 3rd Thursday at 6:00 p.m.Mount Olive TownshipPO Box 450Budd Lake, NJPhilip J. MaenzaBrian Masonwww.mountolive
township.comMondays at 3:00 p.m.Mountain Lakes400 BlvdMountain Lakes, NJArnold MinimanBrian Masonwww.mtnlakes.org1st & 3rd Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 -4:30 p.m. Remaining Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 2:00 -4:30 pmNetcong23 Maple AveNetcong, NJJohn PaparazzoDenis Driscollwww.netcong.org1st, 2nd & 3rd Monday at 5:00 p.m.Parsippany-Troy Hills3333 Route 46 East Parsippany, NJAnthony J. FreseLeslie E. SilverPeter King Douglas Cabanawww.parsippany.netTuesdays & Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. Evening sessions are held on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.; and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.Pequannock Township530 Newark-Pompton TurnpikePompton Plains, NJJohn PaparazzoNicholas Galantewww.peqtwp.orgMondays at 9:00 a.m.Randolph502 Millbrook AveRandolph, NJIra CohenMichael Cresitellowww.randolphnj.org1st Wednesday at 3:00, 5:00, & 7:00 p.m. Remaining, 5:00 & 7:00 p.m.RiverdalePO Box 6Riverdale, NJJohn PaparazzoThomas Bruntwww.river
dalenj.comFirst three Tuesdays of the month at 4:30 p.m.Rockaway Borough33 Maple AveRockawayVacant (CHECK)Manuel Fanarjianwww.rockaway
borough.com1st and 3rd Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.Rockaway Township65 Mt. Hope Rd.Rockaway, NJGerard F. SmithDenis Driscollwww.rockaway
township.orgWednesdays at 2:00 p.m. Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.Roxbury Township1715 Route 46 WestLedgewood, NJCarl WronkoDouglas Cabanawww.roxburynj.usMondays at 1:00, 3:00 & 5:00 p.m.Victory Gardens337 South Salem St.Dover, NJPhilip MaenzaDouglas CabanaNot Available4th Monday at 7:00 p.m.Washington Township43 Schooleys Mtn. Rd.Long Valley, NJFrank LeanzaJames M De Marzowww.washtwp
morris.orgThursdays at 4:30 p.m. (Three times per month)Wharton10 Baker St.Mine Hill, NJPhilip MaenzaDouglas Cabanawww.whartonnj.comWednesdays at 4:30 p.m.

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