Why is the Haddonfield Court in Somerdale?
Beginning June 1, 2023, the Borough of Haddonfield entered into a shared-services agreement with the Borough of Somerdale. The new agreement with the Borough of Somerdale is a result of a significant increase in cost that our former court-sharing partner, the Borough of Audubon, proposed.
Sharing court services with another Borough saves Haddonfield taxpayers money.
Why is there a court date on my ticket?
Every ticket has a court date. If your ticket is a payable violations, the payment is due on or before this date.
How can I find out the cost of my ticket?
The penalties for the most common offenses are listed on the reverse side of the ticket. If you do not see your offense listed, you may call the court or access your ticket information via the internet. The Judiciary's website is www.njmcdirect.com
. Our phone number is 856-547-0712. This information is also listed on the reverse side of the ticket.
How many points will I receive for this ticket?
Points are assessed by the Motor Vehicle Commission. You can access the Point System through their website at www.njmvc.gov
; through the Judiciary website at www.njmcdirect.com
or you may call Motor Vehicles at 609-292-6500.
Why am I being charged a late fee?
If you have not paid you ticket or scheduled a court appearance, you are subject to additional penalties being assessed once your court date has passed.
I just want to pay my ticket, what should I do?
You have several options:
*Submit payment in person during normal business hours at Somerdale Municipal Court.
*Mail the payment to the Municipal Court facilities in Somerdale, NJ,
*Pay the ticket via the Judiciary website, which is listed on the reverse of your ticket.
Do you accept credit card payments?
Yes, this court accepts cach, check, money order, Visa, mastercard and debit card payments.
If I cannot afford an attorney, how do I apply for the Muncipal Public Defender?
You must appear before the Municipal Court Judge. If the Judge deetermines you are facing consequences of magnitude, you will be instructed to complete a form. There will be a fee to apply for the services of the Municipal Public Defender. The Municipal Court Judge will then determine if you are to receive the services of the Municipal Public Defender.