Maurice River Township Municipal Court

Beginning May 1, 2022, all Maurice River Township Municipal Court matters will be heard by Vineland Municipal Court.  

All questions regarding court matters should be addressed to Rachele D'Ippolito at the Vineland Municipal Court  856-794-4214.                                                                                                                   

In observance of Christmas and New Year’s the court will be closed to the public from Friday, December 23, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023.   The office will remain staffed during this time period and the phone lines will be open.    The court will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.


If you need to make a payment or drop off paperwork for the court, you may use the drop box in the front of the court house                             


 All Maurice River court matters will be heard on the 1st Tuesday of each month beginning at 8:30 am.


Vineland Court Mailing Address



736 East Landis Avenue, 

Vineland, NJ  08360

Phone Number:  856-794-4214


Payment options:  Placed in the Vineland Municipal Court Drop Box, mailed to the court, or made in person.    IF PAYING BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER, PLEASE INDICATE THAT YOUR PAYMENT IS FOR MAURICE RIVER AND PROVIDE THE TICKET OR COMPLAINT NUMBER.  


 Lobby Hours for questions and payment information for Maurice River Township 


Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9:00am to 3:30 pm.   Fridays from 9:00 to 2:30 and during the Wednesday Evening Court Sessions until 7:00 pm.  


Thank you for your help.


Municipal Courts of New Jersey were established in 1948 and have four core values; Independence, Integrity, Fairness and Quality Service.

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."    

Payments                                                                                                                                                                      Maurice River Township Municipal Court accepts cash, check or money orders as forms of payment.  We do not take debit or credit cards for payments at the Violation's Bureau Window.  However, if you are making a payment for a traffic matter, you can visit our website at  and make your payment using debit or credit on the website.  Note you must have the Court ID, Ticket Prefix, Ticket Number and also the License Plate Number of the vehicle you were in when the summons was issue.                                                                                            

Click here to make an online payment for traffic offenses        

Court Forms: 

  1. Rachele D'Ippolito Vineland Municipal Court

    Municipal Court Administrator
    Phone: 856-794-4214

Municipal Court:

Judge:  Lauren Van Embden                                                                      Municipal Court Administrator:  Rachele D'Ippolito                                         Municipal Prosecutor:  Thomas Corrigan                                                Municipal Public Defender:  Stephen Parrey

Office Hours:  Monday thru Friday  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Court Sessions:  1st and 4th Mondays of the Month at 5:00 pm (with exception of certain holidays)