Municipal Court

Montclair Municipal Court is conducting court in a virtual setting. Please watch the following video "Attending Municipal Court Remotely: What to Do and What to Expect"

If you wish to plead not guilty, please call the court office at 973-509-4774 to be scheduled for a video court session which will be conducted using the ZOOM video conferencing app.

Online Dispute Resolution

To avoid the need for a virtual court appearance, you may contest your traffic violation via Online Dispute Resolution which can be accessed at

*Proceed to payment search and follow the steps to dispute case*

Please refer to the Offenses Eligible for Dispute Case Work Flow(PDF, 128KB) list to see if you have been charged with an eligible offense.

If you wish to plead not guilty to a PARKING ticket only, you may use the form at the following link: Download form(PDF, 168KB) .

This form may only be used to enter a plea for one charge, i.e., one charge per form. If applicable, please submit any supporting documentation.

Please complete all sections of this form and email it to:

Or you can mail it to:

Montclair Municipal Court
647 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

You will be notified of an outcome in approximately 30 days after submission.

The Municipal Court office schedules cases for hearings, accepts bail, and maintains records of criminal and traffic tickets for attorneys, defendants, residents, and the general public.