Municipal Court

We are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and this State.

Court Sessions 

As of 2/7/2022, court sessions are conducted virtually unless marked otherwise. If you need assistance, please email us at our customer service email or call (609) 581-4195 and provide the following information:

• Name
• Ticket/Complaint Number
• Birth Date
• Phone Number
• Email Address

Hamilton Municipal Court conducts 10-12 court sessions per week in the facility located at 1270 Whitehorse Ave. The 10-12 sessions represent 12 different kinds of court matters, including:

• Arraignment
• Citizen Complaints
• Citizen Trials
• City Ordinance Violations
• Criminal
• Housing
• Motions
• Parking
• Special Sessions
• Traffic
• Truancy
• Hours


NJMCdirect Online Payments

Financial Questionnaire to Establish Indigency

Municipal Court Judges

Louis Sancinito, Chief Judge 
Shelia D. Ellington, J.M.C.

Jessica Hammill, Court Director

Contact Information

1270 Whitehorse Avenue
Hamilton, NJ 08619 

Phone: (609) 581-4071
10:00 am - 3:00 pm;  Monday - Friday
Fax: (609) 581-4198

Hours of Operation:

Violation Window: 
8:15 am to 3:30 pm; Monday - Friday

Court Sessions: 
8:30 am & 1:00 pm Monday- Friday
6:00 pm Tuesday