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Municipal Court

Honorable Kevin P. Nerwinski, J.M.C.
Nicole Finacchio, C.M.C.A., Acting Municipal Court Director

Email: nfinacchio@lawrencetwp.com
Phone: 609-844-7159
Fax: 609-844-7156

Violation Bureau: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

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Court Sessions

  • Monday Evenings - 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday Day - 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday Day - 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

The Municipal Court receives and files all complaints signed by law enforcement officers and private citizens for violations which occur within Lawrence Township. Types of cases include violations of state traffic laws, petty disorderly and disorderly persons offenses, and Township Ordinance violations.

The Court Office is responsible for the scheduling of cases, collection of fines, record keeping and report of dispositions to a variety of agencies some of which include the New Jersey State Police and the Motor Vehicle Commission. Court sessions are open proceedings and may be viewed by the public. There is no jury in a Municipal Court proceeding. Testimony is taken from the complainant, defendant, and any witnesses and a decision is rendered by the judge based on the facts presented.

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