Municipal Court

The Municipal Court/Violations Bureau handles all criminal complaints, ordinance violations and traffic tickets issued in the Township of Waterford. This includes complaints and tickets issued by Waterford Township Police, New Jersey State Police, New Jersey State Park Police, New Jersey Transit Police, Division of Fish and Game and Department of Weights and Measures. This office schedules cases for hearings, accepts bail and maintains records of criminal and traffic tickets for attorneys, defendants, residents and the general public.

staff Court Administrator
Heather Campbell

Ryan Trabosh

Daniel Long

Public Defender
Gabrielle DeSorte
clock icon Monday - Friday : 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
email icon Phone: (856) 768 - 2300 ext. 270
Fax: (856) 753 - 4336
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Court Schedule

1st Monday at 9:00 AM
2nd Monday at 9:00 AM
3rd Monday at 9:00 AM

**The court schedule is subject to change. Please check on the Township Calendar (located on the to confirm dates
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Frequently Asked Questions

Yellow Ball What is your mailing address?

2131 Auburn Avenue, Atco NJ 08004

Yellow Ball Who do I make my check or money order payable to?

Waterford Township Municipal Court

Yellow Ball Should I include my summons or complaint number on my check or money order?

Yes, please include your summons or complaint number to insure you receive credit for your payment. If you would like a receipt, please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope.

Yellow Ball Do you accept credit cards as a form of payment?

Credit cards are only accepted when paying online or in person at the Court Office. Credit cards are not an accepted form of payment when posting bail.

Yellow Ball What if my ticket is not paid by the date that appears at the bottom of the ticket? (Located on the ticket where it says notice to appear)

If your ticket is not paid by the due date, there will be a $10.00 late fee added.

Yellow Ball My ticket is not marked court appearance required, how do I know if I should appear?

If your ticket is not marked court appearance required then most likely you do not need to appear, however if your ticket is not marked court appearance required and is a more serious violation then you should call the court to determine whether you should appear or not.

Yellow Ball Are my fines due in full?

All fines are due in full. If you appear in court you will be expected to pay all fines on that date.

Yellow Ball I do not have transportation to come to court.

We do not provide transportation, so if you need transportation you must make arrangements before your court date, we will not postpone your court date due to transportation issues. There is public transportation that runs along the White Horse Pike (US 30) which is one block from our building.

Yellow Ball What do I do when I get to Waterford Court?

Go to the court window to check in. You will receive a number to speak to the prosecutor.

Yellow Ball Can I pay my ticket online?

To pay your ticket online go to