Municipal Court

129 West Broadway; Salem, NJ 08079  ♦  Main: 856-935-1734  ♦  Fax: 856-935-0319

The Salem City Court Office is open to the public:
Monday-Friday: from 9:00am-4:00pm (Closed for Lunch from 12:00pm-1:00pm)


Salem City Court does not accept debit or credit as a form of payment. Only check, cash, or money order is accepted. However, if you are making a payment for a traffic matter, you can visit our website at and use debit/credit on the site.

Court Sessions

Court sessions are typically held the 2nd and 4th  Tuesdays of the month. Contact the court office to verify your court date.

January  – 9th, 23rd
February – 13th, 27th
March – 12th, 26th
April – 9th, 23rd
May – 7th, 21st
June – 11th, 25th
July  – 9th, 23rd
August – 13th, 27th
September – 10th, 24th
October – 8th, 22nd
November  – 19th
December – 10th


Lindsey Watson-Mccarthy, Prosecutor is available for meetings with no prior appointment required on all designated court days in the Municipal Court Prosecutor’s Office located in the rear of the courthouse. Pursuant to R. 7:7-7, all requests for discovery must be directed to the Prosecutor, not to the Court Administrator. Please email any such request to the Prosecutor at: .