Municipal Court

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Scotch Plains Municipal Court

430 Park Avenue Map

Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

(908) 322-6700 ext. 216; ext. 215

Fax: (908) 322-0680


Virtual Court Sessions (Until Further Notice)


Hon. Kelly A. Waters - Judge

Martha Marino - Certified Court Administrator

Eric Bernstein & Assoc. LLC - Prosecutor

David Littman - Public Defender 



Violation Bureau Hours:

Monday  through Friday 8:30 am – 3:30 pm


Citizen Complaints will be taken

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays

9:00 am- 3:00pm


Court Schedule


January 6 (PD), 13 and 27 (All times at 9 a.m.)

February 3 (PD), 10 and 24 (All times at 9 a.m.)

March 3 (PD), 10 and 25 (All times at 9 a.m.)

April 7 (PD), 14 and 28 (All times at 9 a.m.)

May 5 (PD), 12 and 26 (All times at 9 a.m.)

June 2 (PD), 16 and 23 (All times at 9 a.m.)

July 14 (PD), 21 and 28 (All times at 9 a.m.)

August 4 (PD), 11 and 25

September 8 (PD), 15 and 29 (All times at 9 a.m.)

October 6 (PD), 13 and 27 (All times at 9 a.m.)

November 3 (PD), 10 and 17 (All times at 9 a.m.)

December 1 (PD), 8 and 15 (All times at 9 a.m.)


Important Links


Plea by Mail:   

Your Day in Court:   

Municipal Court Opening Statement (   

Do I qualify for a Public Defender:   

Where may I pay my fine?

Municipal Court Appeal Forms:   

Court Fines:   

NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Point Schedule:    Records Request Application Form Online:


New Online Municipal Case Resolution -- No Court Appearance Required!


Scotch Plains Municipal Court now offers online tickets review to dispute certain moving violations through the ONLINE MUNICIPAL CASE RESOLUTION SYSTEM. By having a moving violation reviewed online, it is not necessary to make any court appearance. Simply visit and enter your ticket information to see if your offense is eligible, and select the option for Case Dispute. Eligible traffic tickets will be reviewed by a prosecutor and you will be notified with his recommendation. To see if you are eligible to have your matter reviewed online, please visit 


If your matter is not eligible for online ticket review, you can still request to have certain tickets heard in the Scotch Plains Virtual Municipal Court.


Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to our office.


Martha Marino

Court Administrator

908-322-6700 Ext. 215


Financial Questionnaire English.pdf
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