Joint Municipal Court


          Judge:

                 James G. Devine

         Court Administrator:
 

                  Helga Walls

Hampton Township Belongs to a Joint Municipal Court System

 Andover Borough        Andover Township          Byram Township    

Fredon Township               Hampton Township 


  • Joint Municipal Court Sessions  
    • 6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month
    •  Andover Township Municipal Building, 134 Newton Sparta Road, in Andover Township
  • How To Contact:
    • Andover Township 
      • Address:  134 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 07860
      • Phone Number: (973) 383-4280 ext. 227
      • Fax Number:       (973)-383-6328

General Information   -  (Andover Joint Municipal Court)

  •  Court has jurisdiction over
    • Parking offenses, motor vehicle violations, Township ordinance offenses, and certain misdemeanor charges
  • Fine Amounts
    • The fine amount depends upon the offense.
    • For information about the fine amount and other applicable charges,

Court Sessions

  • Contact the court office to be scheduled 
  • Adjournments are given in medical emergencies only, and proof from a doctor is required
  • Municipal Court sessions  held
    •  6 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month at
      •  Andover Township Municipal Building,
      • 134 Newton Sparta Road, in Andover Township.
  • Upon arrival, please check in with the Court Administrator.

Defendant Responsibilities

  • You must personally appear at all scheduled hearings.
  • You must immediately advise the Court Administrator of any change in your mailing address.
  • You must have your attorney send a Letter of Representation to the Court Administrator, if you hire an attorney.
  • You must provide the Court Administrator with the name(s) and address(es) of your witness(es) at least seven (7) days prior to your hearing date, if you plan to call witnesses.​

Payment of Fines

  • If a case does not mandate a court appearance, fines may be paid any time prior to the court date shown on the summons.
    • Fines may be paid 
      •  In Person
        • Andover Township Municipal Building, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays
          •  personal check, money order, cashier's check, or cash  
      • Mailed
        •  Andover Township Municipal Court,
        • 134 Newton Sparta Road, Newton, NJ 07860
          •  personal check, money order, cashier's check,
      • Online 
        •   http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/​​