Municipal Court

Hazlet Municipal Court
Welcome To Hazlet Township Municipal Court

We are dedicated to serving the general public and our diverse community with respect, courtesy and sensitivity. We are here to deliver court services with equality and fairness.  In order to create public trust and confidence we honor the integrity of each individual while recognizing the necessity of accountability.  

Our mission is to provide a forum for fair and efficient adjudication of all matters brought before the Hazlet Municipal Court. We are responsible for processing all motor vehicle tickets within the jurisdiction of Hazlet as well as all township ordinances, disorderly and petty disorderly person offenses, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Weights and Measures, Fish and Game, Solid Waste and Forest and Parks complaints. 

New Online Municipal Case Resolution

No Court Appearance Required 

The state has launched a new online payment system that allows a user to dispute certain traffic offenses without having to appear virtually via ZOOM. You can use this system by going to NJMCdirect

If your matter is not eligible for Online Case Resolution, you can still request to have certain tickets heard virtually in the Hazlet Municipal Court. Submit your request to Court Administrator Robin Young by using this form.  The Municipal Court will mail you a court notice with the date and time of your virtual court appearance. You will receive  ZOOM instructions the week before your scheduled court date.  

If you have any further questions  about your case please feel free to reach out to the Hazlet Municipal Court at 732-264-2231.  

For your convenience, there is a drop box located in the lobby of the police station, which is available 24 hours a day. Check or money order please. 

Zoom Information

Please log on 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time.  Kindly keep your microphone on mute until Judge Pugliese calls your name. Prior to your virtual court session, if the Chief Public Defender Raymond Raya is representing you, he may be reached at  If you would like to discuss a plea agreement you may reach out to the Chief Prosecutor Sean Kean at

All court sessions are held Virtually on Mondays at 1:30 pm.  
Please view the 2021 dates below. 

If you are scheduled for one of the days below, from 9/20 to 12/20,  click here to register in advance.

  • 10/04/21
  • 10/18/21
  • 10/25/21
  • 11/01/21
  • 11/08/21
  • 11/15/21
  • 11/22/21
  • 11/29/21
  • 12/06/21
  • 12/13/21
  • 12/20/21