Brigantine Municipal Court (0103)

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Court Administrator posting

Timothy Maguire – Judge
Dawn Gottardi – Court Administrator
William Reynolds – Municipal Prosecutor

Jerry Steiner – Public Defender

Business Hours:

8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Monday through Friday
Court Sessions:
1st & 3rd Thursdays – 2:00 pm (Winter)
1st, 3rd & 4th Thursdays – 2:00 pm (Summer)

Brigantine Municipal Court (0103)
1417 W. Brigantine Avenue
Brigantine, NJ 08203

Phone: (609) 266-0440
Fax: (609) 266-6376

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The Brigantine Municipal Court is 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.Appearing In Court– Only summonses with the “Court Appearance Required” box checked at the bottom of the ticket will be listed on the court calendar.- If the “Court Appearance Required” box is not checked the court date is the date by which payment of the fine must be received. If payment is received after noted date, a late fee will be assessed.

    • Pleading Not Guilty – Defendants who have a summons that does not require a court appearance, but would like to appear before the judge to plead not guilty, must notify the court at least 7 days prior to your scheduled court date. If you fail to notify the court, an additional court appearance may be required.
    • If you fail to appear in response to a court appearance required summons or you fail to pay the prescribed penalty, additional penalties may result. A warrant may be issued for your arrest and your driving privileges in New Jersey may be revoked

Making Payments

  • ePAY: For motor vehicle ticket payment and information, please go to: NJMCdirect
      • Brigantine Court Code is 0103
  •  By Mail: Please send a check or money order payable to Brigantine Municipal Court with the ticket or summons number written on the check. (Do not send cash)
Brigantine Municipal Court
1417 West Brigantine Ave.
Brigantine, NJ 08203
      • Please note: A receipt will only be sent if the payment is accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope.
  • In Person: Payments may be made in person using cash, check, money order, Visa or MasterCard at the violations window at the court in City Hall.
      • Business Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm

Additional Forms/Links

Additional Information can be found at: New Jersey Courts

Fresh Start Program

Any individual who has outstanding warrants issued for NON-PAYMENT of fines and has their driving privileges suspended, (suspended only for non- payment) will be eligible for the Fresh Start Program. You will be required to:

      • Pay at least 50% of the total fine amount due in order to resume your payment plan and re-instate your driving privileges.
      • Come to the Brigantine Municipal Court, Monday through Friday 8:00AM to 4:00PM; complete a new payment plan application, disclosing information that would allow the Court to contact you if necessary.

Directions

Directions to Brigantine Municipal Court –Printable Directions

FROM PHILADELPHIA:
Take the Walt Whitman Bridge. Follow Route 42 South (North/South Freeway) to the Atlantic City Expressway. At the end of the Expressway, as you are approaching Atlantic City, stay in the right lane. Get off at Exit 1 “Marina/Brigantine,” which is right before the first traffic light. Continue on this road to the Tunnel. Stay in the right lane through the tunnel, bear right at the Borgata split, and then continue straight to the Brigantine Bridge. Once you come over the bridge you will be on Brigantine Blvd (which later merges into Brigantine Ave). Continue straight through 2 traffic lights. At lighthouse roundabout, take 3rd exit and continue 1 mile to 15th St. (Police station is on the left corner). Make a left onto 15th St. continue ½ block to City Hall; the main entrance is on the right. The court is located in City Hall.

FROM BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON
Take I-95 North to Philadelphia. Take the Walt Whitman Bridge to New Jersey. Follow directions from Philadelphia.

FROM NEW YORK (via AC Expressway/Tunnel)
Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 11. Take the Garden State Parkway heading south to the Atlantic City Expressway (Exit 38). Take the AC Expressway east to Atlantic City. At the end of the AC Expressway, as you are approaching Atlantic City, stay in the right lane. Get off at Exit 1 “Marina/Brigantine,” which is right before the first traffic light. . Continue on this road to the Tunnel. Stay in the right lane through the tunnel, bear right at the Borgata split, and then continue straight to the Brigantine Bridge. Once you come over the bridge you will be on Brigantine Blvd (which later merges into Brigantine Ave). Continue straight through 2 traffic lights. At lighthouse roundabout, take 3rd exit and continue 1 mile to 15th St. (Police station is on the left corner). Make a left onto 15th St. continue ½ block to City Hall; the main entrance is on the right. The court is located in City Hall.

FROM ROUTE 30 (alternate route from the North)
Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 11. Take the Garden State Parkway South to Exit 40 – “Absecon/Brigantine.” This will put you on Route 30 East, heading to Atlantic City. Follow Rt. 30 East about 8 miles. As you are approaching Atlantic City stay in the left lane and follow the signs to Brigantine. The “Connector” bypass exit is in the left lane. Once on the Connector, follow signs to Brigantine. When you come over the bridge you will be on Brigantine Blvd (which later merges into Brigantine Ave). Continue straight through 2 traffic lights. At lighthouse roundabout, take 3rd exit and continue 1 mile to 15th St. (Police station is on the left corner). Make a left onto 15th St continue ½ block to City Hall main entrance on right. The court is located in City Hall.

FROM HARRAH’S & TRUMP MARINA
Go over the bridge to Brigantine Island. When you come over the bridge you will be on Brigantine Blvd (which later merges into Brigantine Ave.) Continue straight on Brigantine Blvd. At lighthouse roundabout, take 3rd exit and continue 1 mile to 15th St. (Police station is on the left corner). Make a left onto 15th St continue ½ block to City Hall main entrance on right. The court is located in City Hall.

Upcoming Event!

Come get to know members of the FBI, Brigantine Beach Patrol, Fire and Police Departments, Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office, NJ State Marine Police, U.S. Coast Guard, and even the county SWAT Team! When: 6-9pm Where: 26th Street Field