Lakehurst Borough Municipal Court Address
*Lakehurst Municipal Court sessions are currently being held at the Lakehurst Community Center.*
207 Center Street
Lakehurst, NJ 08733
Phone Number: (732) 657-4151
Fax Number: (732) 657-3298
Lakehurst Borough Municipal Court Judge and Staff
The Honorable Damian G. Murray is thejudge presiding over the Lakehurst Borough Municipal Court and the Court Administrator is Lisa Fischer. The prosecutor is Gregory P. McGuckin, Esq.
Court sessions are held at the Lakehurst Community Center located at 207 Center Street. Court sessions are held on the first and fourth Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. Public defender sessions are held every third session, approximately six weeks apart, please contact the Court Administrator for more information.
Cases Heard at Lakehurst Township Municipal Court
The Lakehurst Borough Municipal Court adjudicates motor vehicle/traffic violations, local ordinance violations, disorderly persons offenses and other non-indictable charges. Because Routes 37, 70 and 547 run through Lakehurst, the Court hears as many as 30 traffic violations per month.
Appearing at Lakehurst Borough Municipal Court
A court appearance is required for criminal matters, DWI charges, and if “court appearance required” is checked on your summons, even if you are planning to plead guilty. Defendants, or their attorneys, can meet with the borough prosecutor before their scheduled court session. When you meet with the prosecutor, you will have the opportunity to negotiate and it's highly recommended that you have an experienced Lakehurst Borough Municipal Court lawyer to conduct this negotiation for you. A reduction in the severity of your charges will be significantly beneficial for your criminal record, as well as reduce the amount of your fine and, if applicable, incarceration time.
You should arrive early on the date listed on your ticket, summons, subpoena or court notice, and bring all of your documentation with you. If you do not appear in court on the date indicated, you must immediately call the court office to reschedule or a Failure to Appear notice may be issued, and an arrest warrant may be generated at the judge's discretion.
Payment of Fines to Lakehurst Municipal Court
Violations can be paid by mail or in person at the court office located in the Borough Hall at 5 Union Avenue. Credit cards, cash, checks or money orders are acceptable methods of payment at this court. The Lakehurst Municipal Court office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Fines cannot be paid by credit card at the courthouse at 207 Center Street. The court only accepts cash, check or money order. Payments for traffic tickets only may be made at www.njmcdirect.com. The Lakehurst Borough Court ID is 1513.
About Lakehurst, New Jersey
Lakehurst is a small Ocean County borough with an area of one square mile. Amenities include Lake Horicon, a 63-acre stream-fed lake called “the recreational jewel of Lakehurst.” Lakehurst is famous for being the home of the Naval Air Engineering Station Lakehurst, but has enduring worldwide fame for the 1937 Hindenburg disaster, captured on dramatic newsreel footage. When the German airship Hindenburg attempted to dock at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, it caught fire and killed 36 people, which marked the end of the passenger-carrying airship era.
Directions to Lakehurst Municipal Court
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