1618 Springfield Avenue
Maplewood Township, NJ 07040
(973) 762-9367 Fax
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm via phone
Late Hours Tuesday 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Court Sessions: (Excluding Holidays)
Maplewood: Thursdays 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
South Orange: Mondays 11:00 am & Tuesdays 2:00 pm
Filing Complaints Accepted:
9:00 am to 3:00 pm (excluding during sessions hours above)
As the local branch of the judiciary, the Maplewood Municipal Court is committed to resolving all disputes that occur within our Township, while upholding the laws of the Constitution of the United States. The Court strives to accomplish the Administrative Office of the Court’s (AOC) four core values, with sensitivity to our diverse community:
What are the accepted payment methods?
- Credit Card /Debit Card: American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and Discovery (Apple Pay and Google Pay is not Accepted)
- Money Order
Where can I park for court?
We are located on 1618 Springfield Avenue in Maplewood. Between our building and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Building is a Parking Lot that offers Free Parking for our Customers.
What can I do if I am unable to pay my fines?
View Municipal Court Payment Alternatives. If you are on an existing Time Payment and are unable to pay, you can go before a Judge on one of our Court Sessions to get your Time Payment revised. Our Court Sessions are as follows:
- Maplewood: 1st and 3rd Mondays and 2nd and 4th Thursdays
- South Orange: Mondays and Tuesdays
Court Sessions are Subject to Change. For more information, please contact the court, or see our Court Calendar.
What rules govern the municipal court system?
Please view the New Jersey Judiciary website for information on rules governing practice in the municipal courts.
How can I expunge my criminal record?
Please view information from the New Jersey Judiciary to learn How To Expunge Criminal Record.
How do I file an appeal?
Please visit the Administrative Office of the Courts website to learn How to File a Municipal Appeal.