Municipal Court and Violations Bureau
Court Office and Violations Bureau:
For the following:
Location: 21 Clinton Road (Police Department building)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Telephone: 973-226-3373
- Motor vehicle fine payment
- Local ordinance fine payment
- Filing of complaints and for all other court-related business.
NOTE: Payment for certain violations can be made via the Internet (Visa & Mastercard only) here
**The West Caldwell Court ID is 0721.
Municipal Court: 30 Clinton Road, West Caldwell (Municipal Building)
Evening Sessions: First, second and third Wednesday of every month at 6:00 PM
Morning Session: Fourth Wednesday of every month at 9:30 AM
Municipal Court sessions are open to the public. Please call 973-226-3373 to confirm session date and time.
The jurisdiction of the West Caldwell Municipal Court is limited to offenses occurring within the Township of West Caldwell, including motor vehicle violations, municipal ordinance violations, criminal offenses, violations of probation, probable cause hearings, certain arraignments, applications for temporary restraining orders related to domestic violence offenses and conducts preliminary hearings. The Court sets bail for traffic and non-traffic cases and issues failure to appear notices and bench warrants as required. The Municipal Court does not have jurisdiction over civil matters or jurisdiction over cases involving juveniles.