475 Corporate Drive Monday - Friday TUESDAYS @ 5:00PM
Mahwah, NJ 07430 8:00AM – 4:00PM 1ST & 3RD THURSDAYS
PHONE #: 201-529-2862 @ 9:00AM & 1:30PM
FAX #: 201-529-2054
Municipal Court Sessions postponed March 16 through March 27. Court office will remain open. Please see link for more details: COURT POSTPONEMENTS
CLICK HERE for list of 2020 Court Dates
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OTHER IMPORTANT LINKS:
JURISDICTION; Record Request Form
The Municipal Courts are considered Courts of limited jurisdiction, Appeal Packet
having responsibility for: Expungement Packet
- Fish and Game Violations NJ Courts Online
- Weights and Measures Violations
- Minor criminal-type offenses [for example, simple assault, bad checks]
- Motor vehicle Traffic Tickets / Parking Tickets
- Municipal Ordinance Offenses [such as dog barking, building code violations]
WE CAN . . . .
Explain and answer questions about how the court works… tell you what the requirements are to have your case considered by the court…give you some information from your case file…provide you with samples of court forms that are available… provide you with guidance on how to fill out forms… usually answer questions about court guidelines.
WE CANNOT . . . .
Tell you whether or not you should bring your case to court… give you legal advice… give you an opinion about what will happen if you bring your case to court… recommend a lawyer… talk to the Judge for you about what will happen in your case… let you talk to the Judge outside of Court… change or order issued by the Judge.
Municipal Court Judge Court Administrator Municipal Prosecutor
Dennis G. Harraka, JMC Michele O’Donohue, ext. 249 Joseph DeMarco Email: Michele.Odonohue@njcourts.gov
Public Defender Deputy Court Administrator Matthew G. Miller
Samantha Chvasta, ext. 253
Email: Samantha.Chvasta@njcourts.gov Co- Public Defender
Robert P. Zisgen
Kelly Flynn, ext. 251