Office of Municipal Court
Located in Borough Hall
176 Park Avenue, First Floor
Rutherford Municipal Court
176 Park Ave, Main Floor
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Deputy Court Administrator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday - Friday 8:30–4:30 (Excludes Holidays)
Every Tuesday at 1:30 pm excluding holidays. Call court for appointment.
Department Head: Jillian Andrews, CMCA: 201-460-3031
Lachelle Lenoir, DCA: 201-460-3030 ext 2
Ellen Goldy, Clerk: 201-460-3030 ext 3
Honorable Joanne Cocchiola, JMC
Rosario Presti Jr., Prosecutor
Anthony Alfano, Public Defender
We are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and this state.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Rutherford Municipal Court will be conducted remotely to minimize the exposure to Covid-19. Individuals scheduled to appear before the Municipal Court can have their matter reviewed by submitting a plea by mail form found under forms. Email: email@example.com
ONLINE CASE RESOLUTION: NJMCdirect.com has been enhanced to include access to the new Online Municipal Case Resolution System. To dispute a case, new users will be required to create a User ID and password in order to register and log into Online Municipal Case Resolution system.
Please click here for the Offenses Eliglible for Dispute Case
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