Rahway Municipal Court

About New Jersey Municipal Courts

There are 530 Municipal Courts in New Jersey, in which are filed 6.5 million cases each year. These cases generally fall into three categories: minor criminal offenses (like simple assault and writing bad checks), violations of municipal ordinances (like dogs barking and building code violations), and traffic and speeding tickets. Sometimes, more serious criminal cases are filed in a Municipal Court at first, but they are eventually referred to County Superior Courts instead. Each court only handles cases that occurred within the boundaries of the city or town served by the court. Because New Jersey Municipal Courts have jurisdiction over the most common types of cases, if you experience the New Jersey legal system, either as a defendant, a victim, or a witness, it will probably be through a Municipal Court. 

About the Rahway Municipal Court

Rahway is a small city of just 4.1 square miles and 27,346 people (as of the 2010 census). Between July 2010 and March 2011, it handled 10,187 moving violations, 4,355 parking tickets, and 37 DWI cases, as well as 862 criminal cases—a grand total of 15,441 cases altogether.

Rahway Municipal Court Contact Info


City Hall Plaza

Rahway, NJ 07065


Phone Number: (732) 827-2039

Office Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Judge: Roman A. Montes

Court Administrator: Marylene Sheppard


Being convicted of or pleading guilty to a New Jersey traffic violation can lead to steep fines, an increase in your insurance premium, a suspended license, and even jail time. Paying a traffic ticket means pleading guilty to the charged offense, and it is not a decision that should be made without giving serious consideration to the possible long-term consequences. If you have been accused of a traffic violation, call (908) 248-4404 to schedule a free consultation with New Jersey traffic ticket lawyer Dan Matrafajlo. He has years of experience defending drivers in the Rahway Municipal Court, as well as the Elizabeth Municipal Court, the Newark Municipal Court, and the Linden Municipal Court. Call today to learn how he can help reduce your penalties or even get your case dismissed.





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