Municipal Court

About the Municipal Court

The Municipal Court is a quasi-criminal court of limited jurisdiction that is under the supervision of the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC). The judicial staff of the Municipal Court are employees of the Township of Clark but are governed by the rules of the court as determined by the State of New Jersey Supreme Court.

New Online Municipal Case Resolution - No Court Appearance Required! 

 Clark 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 NJMC Direct 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 Clark Virtual Municipal Court.


The original jurisdiction of all motor vehicle and criminal complaints is the Municipal Court. The Court hears all non-indictable cases such as;

  • Disorderly Person Offenses
  • Forest and Parks Complaints
  • Motor Vehicle Summonses Including DWI Violations
  • SPCA Violations
  • Township Ordinances
  • Weights and Measures Infractions

Court in Session 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month at 9 a.m.