502 Millbrook Avenue, Randolph, NJ 07869-3799
Tel: 973.989.7100Fax: 973.989.7076

Government

Municipal Court

The Randolph Township Municipal Court is served by a part time municipal judge and four full time staff members including the certified court administrator who oversees and supervises the operations of the municipal court. Court sessions are attended by the municipal prosecutor with a public defender assigned on an as needed basis. The judge and court personnel report to the Administrative Office of the Courts as well as the township manager.

The municipal court has jurisdiction over the following matters occurring within township borders:

  • motor vehicle violations
  • local ordinance offenses (zoning, building, health violations)
  • petty disorderly offenses
  • disorderly person offenses
  • fish and game violations
  • park police—traffic and criminal offenses
  • weights and measures violations
  • citizen complaints—traffic and criminal

Municipal Court Sessions Schedule

2016 Municipal Court Sessions Schedule

January
64:30 p.m.
134:30 p.m.
204:30 p.m.
274:30 p.m.
  
February
34:30 p.m.
104:30 p.m.
174:30 p.m.
244:30 p.m.
  
March
24:30 p.m.
94:30 p.m.
164:30 p.m.
234:30 p.m.
304:30 p.m.
April
64:30 p.m.
134:30 p.m.
204:30 p.m.
274:30 p.m.
  
May
44:30 p.m.
114:30 p.m.
184:30 p.m.
254:30 p.m.
  
June
14:30 p.m.
84:30 p.m.
154:30 p.m.
224:30 p.m.
294:30 p.m.
July
64:30 p.m.
134:30 p.m.
204:30 p.m.
274:30 p.m.
  
August
34:30 p.m.
104:30 p.m.
174:30 p.m.
244:30 p.m.
314:30 p.m.
September
74:30 p.m.
144:30 p.m.
214:30 p.m.
284:30 p.m.
  
October
54:30 p.m.
10*4:30 p.m.
194:30 p.m.
264:30 p.m.
  
November
24:30 p.m.
94:30 p.m.
164:30 p.m.
21*4:30 p.m.
304:30 p.m.
December
74:30 p.m.
144:30 p.m.
19*4:30 p.m.
  
  

* Court convenes on Monday instead of the usual Wednesday


The municipal court judge has authority to issue warrants, search warrants, and temporary restraining orders involving domestic violence cases, among other tasks. The court administrator is responsible for overseeing and assisting in day-to-day operations, monthly reports, dispersing monies to the proper authorities, balancing bank accounts, being available at all times to sign warrants, take complaints, budget information, and customer service. The deputy court administrator is responsible for overseeing the office when the court administrator is unavailable as well as processing bail, indictable offense paperwork sent to Superior Court, and customer service. The violation clerks are responsible for entry of summonses, collection of all fines payable to the court, sending out daily notices, scheduling court cases, daily deposits, answering phones, and customer service.