Tinton Falls Municipal Court Address
566 Tinton Avenue
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
Phone Number: (732) 542-3400
Fax Number: (732) 542-1289
Tinton Falls Municipal Court Judge and Staff
The judge presiding over the Tinton Falls Municipal Court is the Honorable Richard B. Thompson. The Certified Municipal Court Administrator is Megan Thomas. The Tinton Falls Municipal Court Prosecutor is Michael Laffey, Esq.
Tinton Falls Court Days, Sessions & Hours of Operation
Tinton Falls Municipal Court office hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tinton Falls Court is in session on Tuesday at 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. At 10:30 a.m. video conferencing is scheduled for inmates in the state and county jail facilities.
Paying Tickets and Fines at Tinton Falls Municipal Court
Payment of fines and tickets may be made via the mail, online or in person at the Court Violations Bureau window. If making a payment by mail, you must send check or money order made payable to the Tinton Falls Municipal Court to the above address. If you are paying by mail and you want a receipt, you must include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your payment.
Payments for traffic tickets may be made online at www.njmcdirect.com using a MasterCard or Visa debit or credit card. To make a payment online you will need your ticket number, your license plate number and the Tinton Falls Municipal Court code, which is 1336. Payments made in person at the Violations Bureau Window may be made in the form or cash, check, money order or by credit card. The credit cards currently accepted are MasterCard, Visa, Discover and Diner's Club.
When You Are Required to Appear in the Tinton Falls Court
A municipal court appearance is required in criminal matters and DWI charges throughout New Jersey. Additionally, if the “court appearance required” box is checked on your summons, you must appear in court at the time and place indicated, even if you wish to plead guilty.
When You Appear at Tinton Falls Municipal Court
If you are appearing in court, it is very important that you arrive early on the date required and you bring all relevant documentation with you. There will be free parking available to you at the courthouse. Once inside the courtroom, you should turn off or silence your cell phone and/or your pager. You should listen to the court staff and the judge for instructions and wait to be called.
The Order Cases Are Heard at the Tinton Falls Court
The court typically hears cases in a particular order. Individuals who are pleading not guilty and appear without an attorney are usually heard last. Therefore, if you want to be heard faster, it is highly recommended that you hire an experienced Tinton Falls Municipal Court lawyer to represent you.
Types of Matters Heard at Tinton Falls Municipal Court
In New Jersey, minor criminal offenses such as simple assault, trespassing and shoplifting are known as non-indictable disorderly persons offenses. The Tinton Falls Municipal Courts addresses all offenses categorized as disorderly persons and also has jurisdiction over all motor vehicle offenses, including speeding, reckless driving and driving while intoxicated (DWI), health department matters, violations of fish and game regulations, and specific violations concerning juveniles.
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About Tinton Falls, New Jersey
Tinton Falls is a borough in Monmouth County, NJ with a population of just under 18,000 people. The area that is now known as Tinton Falls was originally settled in the late 1600's, probably beginning with the initial land purchases from the Lenni-Lenape Native Americans in 1664.
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