Municipal Court

The Municipal Court Offices will be closed until November 11, 2020.

If you wish to plead NOT GUILTY to a traffic summons, please go to and enter your ticket information. You will then be given the option to "Dispute Case".

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the court is holding virtual court sessions only, please do not physically appear. To contact the court directly, please see staff information below. 

Laura Getchius – VC, ADA Coordinator
(908) 212-7020, ext. 303


Jenni Peterson – VC

(908) 212-7020, ext. 307

Sandy Henderson - DCA, CMCA, Trial Coordinator
(908) 212-7020, ext. 304  


Marcella Braikovich – DCA

(908) 212- 7020, ext. 305


Terri Van Allen - CMCA
(908) 212-7020, ext. 302

Judge: Katherine Howes, J.M.C.


DiFrancesco Bateman

(908) 757-7800

15 Mountain Blvd.

Warren, NJ 07059

Public Defender: 

Scott Mitzner, Esq.

786 Mountain Blvd.

Suite 101 A

Watchung, NJ 07069


Bedminster Shared Court Mailing address: 45 Miller Lane, Bedminster, NJ 07921

Fax Number (908)212-7006

Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.  


The Shared courts of Bedminster will hold virtual court sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 9:00 AM.


Tuesdays – Non contested Cases

Thursdays – Contested Cases


From traffic violations to criminal offenses, the Township of Bedminster Shared Municipal Court is responsible for appropriate administration, prosecution and public defense services in our community.