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As is with all court, municipal court is a serious matter in New Jersey.  We advise our clients not to take any matter too lightly.  The expense of an attorney can be far outweighed by the costs associated with an adverse ruling.  Municipal court covers a wide range of matters from traffic citations to driving while intoxicated.

New Jersey Municipal Courts handle a variety of things: parking offense, non-DWI traffic offenses,  disorderly and petty disorderly person offenses, local ordinance violations, indictable offenses, and DWI offenses.

In 2011 the New Jersey Municipal Courts handled the following offenses:

Type of Offense
Cases Added
Parking Offenses
2,511,595
Non-DWI Traffic Offenses
2,607,893
DP/PDP Offenses
436,833
Other Non-Traffic Offenses
287,045
Indictable Offenses
200,260
DWI Offenses
36,064
TOTAL
6,079,690