Information on
Novel Coronavirus
Have general questions about COVID-19?
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
Call: 2-1-1 for general information (24/7) or 1-800-962-1253 for medical information (24/7)
Text: NJCOVID to 898-211 Visit covid19.nj.gov or nj.gov/health for additional information.
Office of
Municipal Court
Located in Borough Hall
176 Park Avenue, First Floor
p: 201-460-3030
F: 201-460-3032
8:30am to 4:30pm
Monday – Friday
(excluding holidays)
Department Head: Jillian Andrews, CMCA
Honorable Joanne Cocchiola, Muncipal Court Judge
Rosario Presti, Jr., Municipal Court Prosecutor
John J. Bruno, Jr., Municipal Court Public Defender
Ellen Goldy, Clerk
Lachelle Lenoir, Deputy Court Administrator
For Online Payments: www.njmcdirect.com
For Motor Vehicle: www.state.nj.us/mvc
NJ Courts: www.njcourts.gov
Municipal Court sessions will now be conducted virtually/remotely to minimize exposure to COVID-19. Accordingly, all complainants, defendants, attorneys, victims are to contact the municipal court via email at jandrews@rutherfordboronj.com or at (201) 460-3030 to provide your full name, e-mail address, and cell phone number within seven days of a court notice.
The Municipal Court is responsible for processing criminal and traffic complaints issued within the town’s jurisdiction. Court sessions are held every Tuesday at 2:00 pm. Please call the office if you wish to plead not guilty.