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.

Jurisdiction

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.