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 Updated ANNOUNCEMENT Please Read:

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic The West Orange Municipal Court will be holding Virtual Court sessions Via Zoom. 

Do you need your Meeting ID and Password for an Upcoming Zoom Court Date? Please call the Court's Zoom Information line 973-325-4081. The Zoom information is available Mon-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm.

Scheduled for a Zoom Court Session? Please view the link below on what to expect at a virtual Court Session.  
Attending Municipal Court Remotely: What to Do and What to Expect - YouTube

If you wish to settle your matter through a plea by mail the form is linked below please fill it out and return to the Court. Please note Certain Offenses are excluded from the Plea by mail option those are (DUI 39:4-50, 39:3-40 Driving while suspended, and Not Guilty Criminal Offenses)
Plea by mail form

Please send completed forms via email to -

Or  West Orange Municipal Court, 60 Main Street,  West Orange, NJ 07052

Mission Statement

We are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and this State.

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Citizen Complaint

Need to file a Citizen’s Complaint? Please fill out this document and email the form to Email - Yvonne.Bowers@Njcourts.Gov

  • The Court can not provide you with any legal advice

  • Please have the Defendant’s information for serving purposes (Complaint will still be accepted for filing purposes)

  • Please indicate on above form if the Defendant is an Elected Public Official

  • The Court *Can Not* and *Will Not* provide any addresses or phone numbers for any listed parties on your Complaint Form

  • Complainant must know what offense to bring forth against The Defendant- The Court Can Not and Will Not provide an Offense to allege Charge(s). 

 Records Request

The West Orange Municipal Court is not subject to the Open Public Records Act
and the standard OPRA Request Form is not applicable.
Download the New Jersey Judiciary Records Request Form (PDF).

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The West Orange Municipal Court Session Days are as follows:

                                        Tuesdays 9:30 am (Traffic) and 5:00 pm (Traffic)                                 Thursdays 9:30 am (Criminal and Traffic)


                                                           *Property Maintenance                                                                                                                              *Violation of Probation                                                                           Please note the Court will not grant any adjournments the day prior 
to or on the scheduled Court date.


           Letters of Representation should be faxed and
           emailed to the contact information listed.


                                       To request Transcripts the Court will need:                                                    * Name and Address of Party requesting the transcript    
                                * Complaint number and Court Date                                                                             * $500 Deposit check made out to Audio Digital Transcription