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Municipal Court

Municipal Courts are statutory courts of limited jurisdiction having responsibility for motor vehicle traffic violations, disorderly and petty disorderly criminal offenses, municipal and county ordinance violations, certain penalty enforcement codes, health code violations and all other proceedings within the territorial jurisdiction of the Township. Practice and procedures are governed by New Jersey Court Rules and the Municipal Court Judge is responsible for overseeing the administration of his or her Municipal Court. Springfield’s Municipal Court Judge is the Honorable Jonathan Rosenbluth.

Mary Jo Banchansky, Court Administrator maryjo.banchansky@springfield-nj.us
100 Mountain Avenue – second floor
Springfield, New Jersey 07081-1729
Phone: 973-912-2213
Fax: 973-912-2287

The Springfield Municipal Court is located in the Town hall, on the second floor.

The Violations Office is open on Mondays from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Tuesday to Friday from 8:00 am to 4 pm. Court is in session on Monday at 5:00 pm. Master Card and Visa are accepted for payment of fines.

Summer Court Session Schedule

JUNE

Mondays – 5:00 PM
June 9
June 16

Wednesday – 9:00 AM
June 25

JULY

Mondays – 5:00 PM
July 14
July 28

Wednesday – 9:00 AM
July 9

AUGUST

Mondays – 5:00 PM
August 4
August 18

 Wednesday – 9:00 AM
August 13

Pay tickets on line at: www.njmcdirect.com. After hours payments can be made using the Court Payment Box located at the Springfield Police entrance on South Trivett Avenue.

2014 DEPARTMENTAL COURT GOALS

  • Implement Administrative Office of the Courts new Municipal Automated Complaint System
  • Continue to implement Red Light Camera Enforcement Program in an effective manner
  • Update Disaster Recovery Plan for the Court, when necessary
  • Continue operation of the Municipal Court debt collection program with private vendor
  • Annual review with Police, Court security safety based on AOC procedures
  • Continue cross training of staff and training for certification of Deputy Court Administrator
  • Participate in citizen inquiry/complaint reporting system
  • Follow-up on resident complaints and inquiries (phone, e mail or QAlert) within 24 hours
  • Ensure the Springfield four pledge principles are evident everyday
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