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In the case of inclement weather, cases are rescheduled. The court is permitted to cancel only if the municipality closes the offices or if we receive permission from the assignment judge.
You will receive a new notice by mail of your reschedule date.
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If the "Court Appearance Required" box has not been checked on the complaint and if the charge is listed on either the Statewide Violations Bureau Schedule or the Local Violations Bureau Schedule, you may pay the fine without appearing in court.
If you are requesting an adjournment you must speak with Municipal Court directly by calling 581-4071 between the hours of 10 am to 3 pm or fax your adjournment request to 581-4198. The request must include the reason you are asking for adjournment and a number where you can be reached. Work reasons are not acceptable.
Note: You are not considered adjourned unless you are notified that your request is approved.
In the event there is an urgent situation (death in the family, medical situation, etc.), documentation is required and can be faxed to 609-581-4198. Faxes are reviewed daily from 8 am to 4 pm.
You are not considered excused until you get approval from the municipal court.
The Hamilton Municipal Court address is:1270 Whitehorse Mercerville RoadHamilton, NJ 08610Phone: 609-581-4071
Phones are on from 10 am to 3 pm. Leave a detailed message and someone will call you back.
Yes, if it is a payable ticket. You can pay your ticket here.
The amount of the fine is in the Statewide or Local Violations Bureau Schedules. These schedules are available for review at the Municipal Court office. The Statewide Violations Bureau is also posted on the Internet at the New Jersey Courts website.
Check or money order should be made payable to Hamilton Township Courts and mailed to: 1270 Whitehorse-Mercerville RoadHamilton, NJ 08619
Please include an identifier on the check (traffic ticket number or driver's license number).
This means that the Officer has not handed the ticket into the court yet. The wait time for state police tickets is approximately 10 to 15 days. The caller can check the website at a later time. Or callers can mail or pay in person only if they submit their copy of the ticket so the data can be entered to allow the payment to be processed. If their copy is not legible, the court staff would advise them accordingly.
You may pay your fine at the court's payment window, by mail or by using the Internet at the New Jersey Municipal Courts website.
The location and mailing address is:1270 Whitehorse-Mercerville RoadHamilton, NJ 08610
If you pay without going to court, you will be pleading guilty and giving up your right to a lawyer and your right to a trial.
Go to the New Jersey Municipal Courts Portal (NJMCdirect) to find out the amount of your traffic fine. Select "continue". This brings you to a screen "Search for Traffic Ticket or Time Payment Order". Enter information (Hamilton's Court ID Number is 1103). The rest of the information would come from their ticket.
The amount of the fine is in the Statewide or Local Violations Bureau Schedules (PDF). These schedules are available for review at the Municipal Court office. The Statewide Violations Bureau is also posted on the Internet at New Jersey Courts. You can also find out the penalty for the violation by accessing NJ Courts and selecting the Statewide Violations Bureau Schedule, where violations are listed by statute. Although there are exceptions, this would apply to most.