Mountainside Municipal Court

If closed due to inclement weather, you may contact the Court via Phone or Email and we will respond as soon as possible. 

Summer Hours will be in effect from Memorial Day until Labor Day.
Monday through Thursday, 8-4:30 PM.  Friday 8-1 PM.

Court sessions held every Thursday at 9:00am


In-Court Sessions remain suspended.
Virtual court sessions are being held to mitigate public exposure to COVID-19. 
Not all cases are eligible for virtual court. 
Municipal Court sessions will now be conducted virtually/remotely to minimize exposure to COVID-19. Accordingly, all complainants, litigants, attorneys, victims are to contact the municipal court via phone at (908) 232-5335 to provide your full name, e-mail address, and cell phone number within seven days of a court notice.
To file a complaint, please call (908) 232-5335. 
Thank you.
Municipal Case Resolution - No Court Appearance Required!
Mountainside 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 Mountainside Virtual Municipal Court.



To pay a ticket please pay online at NJMCDirect or mail payment to

Mountainside Municipal Court

1385 Route 22

Mountainside NJ, 07092


Mountainside Municipal Court's duty is to efficiently and expeditiously adjudicate all cases filed within our jurisdiction while providing exemplary service to the public. Mountainside Borough's goal is to provide quality service to the community in an effective, efficient, and fair manner.


We Can

  • explain and answer questions about how the court works.
  • tell you what the requirements are to have your case considered by the court.
  • give you some information from your case file.
  • provide you with samples of court forms that are available
  • provide you with guidance on how to fill out forms.
  • usually answer questions about court deadlines.

We Cannot

  • give you legal advice. Only your lawyer can give you legal advice.
  • tell you whether or not you should bring your case to court.
  • give you an opinion about what will happen if you bring your case to court.
  • recommend a lawyer, but we can provide you with the telephone number of a local lawyer's referral service.
  • talk to the judge for you about what will happen in your case.
  • let you talk to the judge outside of court.
  • change an order issued by the judge.

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