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MUNICIPAL COURT
818 West Lacey Road
Forked River, NJ  08731

The Municipal Court Office is located in the lower level of the Municipal Building and can be reached at (609) 693-1100 ext 2262. 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 nonindictable offenses except where exclusive jurisdiction is given to the Superior Court. Also included within this jurisdiction are violations of fish and game laws.

Court is held on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 3:00 pm and on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Tuesday of each month with 9:00 am, 10:00 am and 1:30 pm sessions.  Mediation cases are typically scheduled during morning sessions on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. 

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 Cards are accepted for payment of violations, at the violations window only.

PAYMENTS FOR TRAFFIC TICKETS ONLY MAY BE MADE AT WWW.NJMCDIRECT.COM - court code 1512


COMPLAINTS


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.

New Jersey Judiciary Records Request Form

Court Record Fee Chart       

For more information regarding the Municipal Courts, general information, legal references, forms - www.judiciary.state.nj.us/mcs

                             

Questions or comments for the Municipal Court office can be sent to:

lacey.courtclerk@laceytownship.org
 
 
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