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West Long Branch Borough Municipal Court

West Long Branch Municipal Court Address

399 Monmouth Road

Oakhurst, NJ 07755

Phone Number: (732) 531-0291

Fax Number: (732) 531-0302

West Long Branch Municipal Court Judge and Staff

The judge presiding over the West Long Branch Municipal Court is the Honorable Louis Garippo Jr.  The Deputy Court Administrator and Acting Court Administrator is Ilda Guimar.  The West Long Branch Municipal Court Prosecutor is Steven Rubin, Esq.

West Long Branch Municipal Court Days, Sessions & Hours

The West Long Branch Municipal Court office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and court sessions are typically held on 2nd and the 4th Wednesday of each month starting at 8:30 a.m.

Paying Tickets & Fines at West Long Branch Municipal Court

Fines may be paid to the West Long Branch Municipal Court by cash, money order or personal check made payable to West Long Branch Municipal Court.  If you need to withdraw cash, there is an ATM in the police station attached to the courthouse.  For certain traffic summons, you may make a credit card or debit card payment online at  If making a payment online, you will need to have the parking or traffic ticket, your license plate number and the West Long Brach Municipal Court ID, which is 1353.

When You're Required to Appear at Court in West Long Branch

A court appearance in West Long Branch Municipal Court is required in criminal matters and DWI charges.  Additionally, if “court appearance required” box is checked on your summons, you must appear in the court at the time and place indicated, even if you wish to plead guilty.

When You Appear at West Long Branch 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.  However, before entering the courthouse, you must pass through the court's security screening process.  Therefore, you should give yourself some extra time to park and pass through security.  Once inside the court, 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 remain quiet until it is your turn to talk.

Order Cases are Heard at West Long Branch Court

The West Long Branch Municipal Court typically hears cases in a specific order.  People pleading not guilty without the help of an attorney are usually heard last.  Therefore, if you want to be heard faster, you should hire an experienced West Long Branch Municipal Court attorney to represent you.

Types of Matters Heard at the West Long Branch Court

The most common type of cases heard by Municipal Courts are non-indictable disorderly persons offenses, such as simple assault, trespassing and shoplifting.  The West Long Branch Municipal Court processes complaints filed against individuals who have been charged with these disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses, traffic violations and local ordinance violations.

Experienced West Long Branch, NJ Lawyers

If you need a knowledgeable attorney in West Long Branch, consider Villani & DeLuca.  Our lawyers offer free consultations to help you resolve your legal issues.  Call a West Long Branch lawyer at (732) 709-7757 today!

About West Long Branch, New Jersey

West Long Branch is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey with a population of just over 8,000.  West Long Branch is located 70 miles south of New York City, 2 miles from the Jersey Shore and 60 miles North of Atlantic City.  Monmouth University is a private undergraduate and graduate school located in West Long Branch.  Within Monmouth University are two national historic sites: Woodrow Wilson Hall and the Guggenheim Library.

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