Municipal Court

Responsibilities
The Edgewater Municipal Court is responsible for:
  • Borough ordinances and code violations
  • Conducts probable cause hearings
  • Determines bail
  • Disorderly/petty disorderly offenses
  • Fish and game violations
  • Issues arrest and search warrants, failure to appear, propose suspension and suspension notices
  • Issues temporary restraining orders for domestic violence incidents
  • The prosecution, trial and disposition of motor vehicle and traffic violations
  • Weights and measures violations


Court is usually scheduled for the 1st, 3rd, & 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm.

More serious criminal offenses, known as indictable offenses, will be sent to the Bergen County Prosecutors Office in Hackensack, New Jersey.
 
Prosecutor:  Mark P.Fierro Esquire
Public Defender:  Michael J. Monaghan Esquire