Municipal Court

Responsibilities


The Edgewater Municipal Court is responsible for:
  • Borough ordinances and code violations
  • Conducts probable cause hearings
  • Determines bail
  • Disorderly/petty disorderly offenses
  • Fish and game violations
  • Issues arrest and search warrants, failure to appear, propose suspension and suspension notices
  • Issues temporary restraining orders for domestic violence incidents
  • The prosecution, trial and disposition of motor vehicle and traffic violations
  • Weights and measures violations


Court is usually scheduled for the 1st, 3rd Thursdays of the month at 6:30 pm. Please call if you are not sure when you are scheduled to appear.

More serious criminal offenses, known as indictable offenses, will be sent to the Bergen County Prosecutors Office in Hackensack, New Jersey.