Municipal Court

Criminal Court 
1 Police Plaza, Elizabeth, NJ
Phone: 908-558-6800 & Fax: 908-558-1503

Windows Open
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Court Sessions
Monday through Friday - 8:30 a.m.

Bail - 1 Police Plaza, Elizabeth, NJ
Monday through Friday - 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

Traffic Court 
208 Commerce Place, Elizabeth, NJ
Phone: 908-558-6800 & Fax: 908-355-7580

Windows Open
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Court Sessions:
Monday and Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Driving Under the Influence
Pre-Trial Conference
Thursday - 3:00 p.m.

Thursday – 4:00 p.m.

Drive-Up Window
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Seal of the City of ElizabethPayment Methods

Make checks and money orders payable to Elizabeth Municipal Court. Payments are accepted at the window and in the mail. Cash payments are only taken at the windows, please do not send cash in the mail. Credit card payments can be made in person at windows or through the internet at New Jersey Courts.

If payment is over $500, all checks must be certified. No personal checks will be taken.

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Plea by Mail

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