Municipal Court

Mission Statement

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. 

Core Values

Required to accomplish our mission are four paramount values representing the core of what we stand for as an organization:

  • Independence
  • Integrity
  • Fairness
  • Quality Service

Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills 

The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills Municipal Court is a shared court with the Rockaway Borough Court. All transactions are now handled by Parsippany, 3333 Route 46E, Parsippany

Chief Judge: Honorable Anthony Frese
Municipal Judge: Honorable Gerald P. Scala
Chief Prosecutor: Lisa Thompson
Prosecutor: Monica Madin
Chief Public Defender: Gerald Kelly
Public Defender: John P. Velez

Town of Boonton

The Town of Boonton is a shared court with the Parsippany Municipal Court. All transactions are now handled by Parsippany, 3333 Route 46E, Parsippany.

Judge: Honorable Andrew Wubbenhorst
Prosecutor: Chris M. DiLorenzo 


Municipal court is considered a court of limited jurisdiction. The court handles:

  • All other proceedings in which jurisdiction is granted by statue
  • Boating infractions
  • Complementary methods of dispute resolution
  • Disorderly persons offenses
  • Fish and game
  • Motor vehicle and traffic violations
  • Other non-indictable offenses not within exclusive control of Superior Court
  • Penalty enforcement
  • Violations of municipal ordinances

ADA Coordinator

Please advise the municipal court office in advance if you require an ADA accommodation.


If you need the service of an interpreter, please notify the municipal court prior to your court appearance.

Expedited Expungement

If you are charged with a disorderly persons offense, petty disorderly persons offense, or a municipal ordinance violations, and those charges are either dismissed, you are acquitted, or your case is discharged without a conviction or finding of guilt, you may be eligible for an expedited expungement pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2C:52-6. For more information and to determine if you are eligible, you may inquire with the municipal court at the time of disposition.

Community Dispute Resolution Committee

The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills has a Community Dispute Resolution Committee. This panel of specially trained mediators enables residents, at the municipal level, to resolve minor problems and disputes without having to resort to litigation. In order to appear before the Committee, a complaint must be filed with the municipal court for referral by the judge.

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