Municipal Court / Violations

6/09/20 - In response to the growing public health crisis in New Jersey involving the coronavirus, the Washington Township Municipal Court will start holding court sessions for those matters that are eligible to enter a plea by mail in lieu of a court appearance.  We ask that if you have a pending court matter in the Municipal Court to contact the office so we may provide you with the specific details.We continue to be in the office daily to answer any questions or concerns you may have.  Please call 201-664-2488, if no one answers,  leave your name and number and we will return your call.  

Defendants also may continue to make payments through the municipal court online payment system at Updated information about municipal court closures is available at  
Please find links to handle various court related matters below:

Hours of Operation:  Monday - Friday:  1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Phone: 201-664-2488  /  Municipal Court/Violations located on the 1st Floor

Municipal Court is held on the third Thursday of each month in the Municipal Courtroom, located at 350 Hudson Avenue beginning at 5:00 PM until finished (unless noted due to vacation/holiday).

OPRA Request Form - Court Only 

To make a payment via the Internet log on to:

Municipal Court
Judge Honorable Anthony N Gallina, P.J.M.C.
Alt Municipal Judge
Certified Municipal Court Admin.
Honorable Richard G. Brady
Janine Bendix - email
Violations Clerk Viola Crowley
Department of Law  
Township Attorney Kenneth Poller
Public Defender John M. Cozzi
Municipal Prosecutor Mark DiMaria
Alt Municipal Prosecutor  TBA