Keyport Municipal Court Address
*In June 2012, Keyport, Matawan and Hazlet were combined to establish a regional court system. This new court is based in the Hazlet Police Station and is referred to as the Joint Court of Hazlet, Keyport and Matawan.*
255 Middle Road
Hazlet, NJ 07730
Phone Number: (732) 264-2231
Fax Number: (732) 264-7375
The Keyport Municipal Court Judge and Staff
The court is presided by Municipal Court Judge Michael D. Pugliese. The Municipal Prosecutor is John Lane, Esq., and the Municipal Public Defender is Raymond Raya, Esq. The Court Administrator is currently Carol LaManna,and the Deputy Court Administrators are Linda Morrison and Mary DiConstanzi.
The Keyport Municipal Court Days, Sessions & Hours
The Keyport court office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Court sessions are conducted on Mondays starting at 12:30 p.m., with a 5:00 p.m. session on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month.
Payment Procedures at the Keyport Municipal Court
Payment for traffic tickets only can be made online at www.njmcdirect.com by credit or debit card. If you are submitting at the payment window, payments can be made in cash, check or money order. You can also pay at any time through the drop box, which is conveniently located inside the lobby of the Hazlet Police Station. Drop box payments must be made in the form of check or money order.
What to Expect at Your Keyport, NJ Court Appearance
If the “court appearance required” box on your summons has been checked, you are required to appear even if you are planning to plead guilty. In New Jersey, all criminal charges and DWI's require a court appearance.
If your appearance is required at the Keyport Municipal Court, make sure to arrive early with all necessary documents, such as the ticket, summons or court notice. Check in with the court staff, and remember to turn off or silence your cell phone before entering the courtroom. Hearings are sound recorded, so it is imperative that you remain silent until it is your turn to speak. Keep in mind that defendants pleading not guilty without an attorney are usually heard last. It is recommended that you hire an experienced Keyport lawyer if you want to be heard faster.
Experienced Keyport Township, NJ Lawyers
If you need a knowledgeable municipal court attorney in the Borough of Keyport, consider Villani & DeLuca. Our lawyers offer free consultations to help you resolve your legal issues. Call a Keyport lawyer at (732) 709-7757 today!
Directions to the Keyport Municipal Court
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