Office of Municipal Court

Located at
18 Donaldson Avenue

Contact Info

phone: 201-460-3030
fax: 201-460-3032

Rutherford Municipal Court
18 Donaldson Ave
Mailing Address: 176 Park Ave
Rutherford, NJ 07070

Monday - Friday 8:30–4:30 (Excludes Holidays)
Court Sessions
Every Tuesday at 1:30 pm excluding holidays. Call court for appointment.

Department Head: Jillian Andrews, CMCA: 201-460-3031
Maria Aguilar, Deputy Court Administrator: 201-460-3030 ext. 2
Ellen Goldy, Clerk: 201-460-3030 ext. 3
Honorable Joseph Ariyan, JMC
David LaPorta, Prosecutor
Anthony Alfano, Esq., Public Defender

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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:

ONLINE CASE RESOLUTION: 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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