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Municipal Court

The Linden Municipal Court will be closing on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at 12pm and will reopen on Monday, November 28, 2022 at 8:30am.

If you need to make a payment to Linden Municipal Court, please utilize the dropbox located at the Police Department, or make your payment online here.

New Online Municipal Case Resolution – No Court Appearance Required!

Linden 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 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 Linden Virtual Municipal Court.

Municipal Court sessions will now be conducted virtually/remotely to minimize exposure to COVID-19. Accordingly, all complainants, defendants, attorneys, victims are to contact the municipal court via email or by calling the court directly at (908) 474-8423 to provide your full name, e-mail address, and cell phone number as soon as you receive the court notice.

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Mission Statement

We are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and this State.

Vision Statement

We will be a court system, characterized by excellence, that strives to attain justice for the individual and society through the rule of law. We will:

  • Provide equal access to a fair and effective system of justice for all without excess cost, inconvenience, or delay, with sensitivity to an increasingly diverse society.
  • Offer complementary methods of dispute resolution while preserving the constitutional right to trial by an impartial judge or jury and ensuring compliance with the results achieved through effective enforcement of court orders.
  • Provide quality service that continuously improves, that meets or exceeds public expectations, and that ensures that all are treated with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
  • Maintain the independence of the Judiciary while strengthening relations with the public, the bar, and the other branches of government.
  • Acknowledge and enhance the potential of every person in our organization to contribute to the administration of justice through participation, training, and technology.
  • Share a sense of common identity and purpose as a statewide Judiciary.
  • Earn the respect and confidence of an informed public.

Statement of Core Values

Required to accomplish our mission are four paramount values representing the core of what we stand for as an organization:

  • Independence
  • Integrity
  • Fairness
  • Quality Service


  • Accept Payment of Tickets/Fines
  • Provide Day in Court to Resolve Matters
  • Accept Citizen’s complaints for Filing
  • Community Dispute Resolution Program-Mediation

 What is my ticket fine amount?

You can view the amount of your fine at the state website or contact the court directly as information varies on a case by case basis.

 What is my court date?

Please contact the court at 908 474-8423 as information varies on a case by case basis.


Opening hours

  • Sunday
  • Monday
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Friday
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Saturday