Public Safety Building, 2nd Floor
228 Chestnut Street
Monday thru Friday | 8:00am - 4:00pm
Phone: (973) 284-4945
Fax: (973) 284-4914
Joanne Cocchiola, JMC
About the Nutley Municipal Court
The Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction. The Court handles motor vehicle and traffic violations, fish and game infractions, disorderly persons offenses, domestic violence cases, minor drug offenses, violations of municipal ordinances, other non-indictable offenses not within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Superior Court of New Jersey, penalty enforcement, complimentary methods of dispute resolution, and all other proceedings in which jurisdiction is granted by State Statute.
The Municipal Court of the Township of Nutley is an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the constitution and laws of the United States and the State of New Jersey.
Court sessions are held every Wednesday beginning at 9:00am and once a month at 4:00pm.
Municipal Court Opening Statement Video
Important Information and Documents
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Filing a Complaint in Municipal Court
- Instructions and Forms for Expungement of Arrest or Charge Records
- Municipal Court Appeal Process
- Your Day in Municipal Court Brochure
If you need the services of an interpreter, please notify the Municipal Court administrator prior to your appearance in court.
Payments for traffic and parking violations may be paid via cash, check or credit card in person during normal business hours or online at www.NJMCDirect.com.
New Jersey's Municipal Court System
If you would like to learn more about New Jersey’s Municipal Court system and access many useful related documents, the links below will assist you in this capacity.