Lake Como Municipal Court Address
*Lake Como Municipal Court sessions take place at the Belmar Municipal Court.*
601 Main Street
Belmar, NJ 07719
Phone Number: (732) 681-8864
Fax Number: (732) 681-4728
Municipal Court Judge and Staff for Lake Como
This court handles all municipal cases for Belmar, Lake Como and Spring Lake. However, each individual borough retains its own judge and court staff. Municipal cases for Lake Como are conducted by Judge Dennis Lavender, with Thomas Martin, Esq. serving as the Public Defender. The Court Administrator and Deputy Court Administrator are Kathryn Garrecht, CMCA and Barbara Lynch, respectively.
Lake Como Municipal Court Days, Sessions & Hours
Lake Como Municipal Court is open Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Court dates typically vary between 2 to 3 dates per month for each of the three boroughs operating out of this courthouse. To find out the upcoming dates in which Lake Como Municipal Court will be holding sessions, contact the court at the phone number above.
Payment Procedures for Lake Como Municipal Court
Only traffic violations can be paid online at www.njmcdirect.com. Payments submitted at the court's payment window must be in the form of cash, check or money order made payable to Lake Como Municipal Court. At this time, the Lake Como Municipal Court does not accept credit or debit card payments.
Instructions for Appearing at Lake Como Municipal Court
If you are required to appear in court and wish to contest your charge, contact the court directly at (732) 681-3700. A newly scheduled date and time will be mailed to you by the court office. Keep in mind that if the “court appearance required” box is checked on your summons, you are required to appear, even if you wish to plead guilty.
When you arrive at the courthouse, check the list of scheduled hearings to verify that you are listed. If so, you can proceed directly inside the courtroom. Since hearings are sound recorded, make sure to turn off or silence your cell phone before entering the courtroom and do not talk until your case is called. Eating and drinking are also not allowed in the courtroom. It is best to get there early, since roll call begins promptly at the time stated on your summons.
Types of Cases Heard at Lake Como Municipal Court
The Lake Como Municipal Court typically hears cases on DWI offenses and speeding violations that occur on major local roadways, such as Route 71. Disorderly persons offenses such as assault, harassment and possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia are also common in the Borough of Lake Como.
Experienced Borough of Lake Como, NJ Lawyers
If you need a knowledgeable attorney in the Borough of Lake Como, call Villani & DeLuca. Our lawyers offer free consultations to discuss the charges against you and your legal options. Call an experienced Lake Como Municipal Court lawyer at (732) 709-7757 today!
Directions to Lake Como Municipal Court
For step-by-step directions to the Belmar Municipal Court, where Lake Como Municipal Court sessions are currently held, click on the “Directions” link in the map below and enter your start address.