Susan Shapiro, CMCA
400 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Monday Afternoon
- Tuesday Morning
- Tuesday Afternoon
For weather related closing, please check the State of New Jersey Judiciary website
All court sessions are now being held virtually and with court-approved forms. No one will be admitted into the municipal building for court until further notice. If you have a court matter please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Email is the most efficient way to reach the Princeton Municipal Court at this time. If you do not have email, you may call the Municipal Court at 609-924-5042 or leave a voice message for the Municipal Court through Access Princeton 609-924-4141. Thank you.
The Princeton Municipal Court receives and files all complaints signed by law enforcement officers and private citizens for violations that occur in Princeton. The types of cases resolved in the Princeton Municipal Court include disorderly persons offenses, petty disorderly persons offenses, state traffic laws, local traffic laws and municipal ordinance violations. The Municipal Court is dedicated to creating and maintaining an independent, professional environment where fair, efficient and knowledgeable service is provided to ensure that matters are resolved expeditiously and equitably.
- Resolve tickets and complaints
- Schedule cases for Court
- Collect fines or assessments if owed
- Provide disposition reports or other requested records
- If you received a parking ticket and believe the meter did not work properly, please complete this form
- Appearing in Princeton Municipal Court
If you plan to plead not guilty and appear in Court you must notify the Court. If you fail to notify the Court it may be necessary to make additional appearances. Please see the back of your ticket or summons for additional information.
If the “Court Appearance Required” box on your ticket or summons is marked then you must appear in Court on the date and time indicated.
If you would like to change a Court date you must contact the Municipal Court. Cases may or may not be eligible for reschedule. A request for a new Court date does not excuse your appearance for the existing Court date.