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Municipal Court


Due to high volume, there may be a DELAY in reaching court personnel.  If court personnel are unavailable, please leave a message and your call will be returned promptly.  If you prefer to email, please send inquiry to nbmc@cityofnewbrunswick.orgThank you for your patience. 

Dial 732-745-5089, press 1 and then the appropriate extension number below:
Traffic and Parking Matters:  Ext. 6205, 6207, 6215, 6216
Criminal Matters:  Ext. 6201, 6202
Housing Matters:  Ext. 6217
Payments:  Ext.  6209, 6210, 6220
Cashier: Dial 732-745-5089, then select Option 3, then select Option 4.

The New Brunswick Municipal Court remains closed to the public, but court operations continue remotely, and staff can be reached.  Please click on the QUICK LINKS below for the information you may need:

Click here for Instructions for Virtual Court Proceedings

Click here to get in touch by phone or email.

Click here for instruction to speak directly to a Cashier regarding a payment question.

Click here for info about "Requests for Discovery."

Click here for info about "Failure to Appear" notices.

Click here to find the FORMS you may need.

Click here for methods of payment.

Click here to file a Private Citizen Complaint.

Click here for staff, sessions, and general department information.

*** The New Jersey State Supreme Court has suspended all in-person Municipal Court proceedings
In lieu of in-person sessionsNew Brunswick Municipal Court is functioning primarily with scheduled, virtual hearings using the Zoom app technology. Additionally, prosecutors are actively extending plea bargains by mail. Court users may receive additional Notices and instructions for virtual hearings or plea offers. 

For your convenience, you can access the following forms online:
Plea Bargain by Mail  
Register for Virtual Hearing  
Financial Questionnaire Form for Application of Public Defender

You may download these forms, fill out, and then submit by:
Email to nbmc@cityofnewbrunswick.org
Fax to 732-745-5180
Postal mail to:  NBMC, PO Box 265, New Brunswick, NJ  08903

Please call the court administrative staff with any questions at 732-745-5089, or email staff at:  nbmc@cityofnewbrunswick.org.

Methods of Payment
:  Payments for parking, certain traffic matters, traffic time payments, and criminal time payments can be paid through WWW.NJMCdirect.com.
Dropoff:  Additionally, while the Violation Bureau is closed to the public, payments for parking, traffic and criminal violations may be placed in the drop box located outside City Hall's rear doors (parking lot side).

Filing of Private Citizen Complaints
Anyone wishing to file a Private Citizen Complaint needs to contact the court for an apointment at 732-745-5089, or email staff at: nbmc@cityofnewbrunswick.org.

Click below for each form (English and Spanish):
Complaint Information Form
Confidential Domestic Violation Complaint Information Form 
Certification in Support of Probably Cause

New Brunswick Municipal Court
25 Kirkpatrick Street
New Brunswick, NJ
(732) 745-5089 Main Phone
(732) 745-5180 Fax

James Hoebich, Chief Municipal Court Judge
Mary Casey, Municipal Court Judge
Philip A. Borow, Municipal Court Judge

Kimberly A. Milligan, Court Administrator,  Ext. 6206

Moira Appicelli, Deputy Court Administrator, Ext. 6212

Marlina Papotto, Deputy Court Administrator, Ext. 6204

Mailing Address:
PO Box 265
New Brunswick, NJ 08903

Online traffic and parking payments

Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. -  4:00 p.m.
(Private Citizen Complaints are accepted for filing until 3:00 p.m.)

Violation Bureau Window reopens Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 4:45 p.m.

Court Sessions
Currently Municipal Court is holding Virtual Court only. 
The Virtual Court sessions are as follows:
Mondays 8:50am, 11:00am, 11:30am and 1:00pm
Wednesday 8:50am, 11:00am and 11:30am
Thursday 8:50am, 11:00 am and 11:30am 

When in-person court sessions resume, the usual schedule will return to:
Monday   8:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.
Tuesday   12:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m.
Wednesday   8:45 a.m., 4:45 p.m.
Thursday   8:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m.