Township of Monroe

Municipal Court

Types of Notices

Change of Court Date

When a case needs to be rescheduled, a Change of Court Date notice is generated.

Failure to Appear (FTA)

When a payment is not made by the due date or defendant failed to appear for a court date, an FTA is generated. A $10 late fee is assessed. Failure to pay may result in a warrant.


When a time payment plan has been granted by the judge and a payment is not made, a Delinquent notice is generated. Payment must be made to avoid further action.

Proposed Suspension

If the Delinquent notice is ignored and payment is not made, a Proposed Suspension notice is generated. Failure to make payment within 14 days of this notice date results in suspension of the defendant's driver license.

Order to Suspend

When all notices are ignored, an Order to Suspend is generated, signed by the judge.

Pending Bail Forfeiture

A Pending Bail Forfeiture notice is generated to the surety as a reminder that if the defendant fails to appear in court on the specified court date, after bail is posted, bail will be forfeited.

Bail Forfeiture

If a defendant fails to appear in court after a bail is posted, a Bail Forfeiture notice is generated. Written objection to this forfeiture may be filed within 75 days of this notice.

Return Check

If payments made to the Municipal Court are returned for insufficient funds, a mandatory court appearance is required. Defendant must present cash payment and contempt charges may be assessed.


Failure to pay fines may result in a warrant. Failure to appear in court as scheduled can result in a bench warrant issued by the judge.

How can I pay my ticket?

There are 3 ways to pay a ticket

  • By mail to the address on the ticket
  • By VISA or MASTERCARD by calling the Court
  • Online

Court Staff Functions

Municipal Court Judge
George Boyd

Court Administrator
Donna Linke

Phone: 732 521-4020 & 4021
Fax: (732) 521-2607

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.

Court Sessions
First 3 Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m.
Fourth Thursday at 3:00 p.m.
All other Thursdays 7:00 p.m.

Mailing address:
1 Municipal Plaza
Monroe Twp., NJ 08831

Driving directions:
1630 Perrineville Rd.
Monroe Twp., NJ 08831

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