Penns Grove Municipal Court

1 State Street, 2nd Floor

Penns Grove NJ 08069

Penns Grove Municipal Court Code: 1708

Phone: (856) 299-0911 Ext. 106 Fax: (856) 299-0975

Court Sessions: Friday’s @ 1:30 P.M., dates to be set by the Judge.

Court Office Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM.

Public Defender payments are made in person ONLY! Payments can NOT be made online. If you are making a payment towards your public defender you must come to the municipal building and call 856-299-0911 x 106. Someone will meet you at the door to take your payment.

The Municipal Court of the Borough of Penns Grove handles traffic summons issued by the Penns Grove Police Department, and various state agencies as well as the NJ State Police.

The court also hears cases involving criminal charges, disorderly person offenses, drug charges, citizen complaints and violations of municipal ordinances.

COURT STAFF:

Municipal Judge: Honorable Jason D. Witcher

Certified Court Administrator: Sharon O’Bye

Deputy Court Administrator: Charmaine Bennefiled

Prosecutor: Andrea Rhea Public Defender: Terry Stomel

Court Recorder: Cleapatra Johnson

Link HERE to see the PG Court Schedule for 2021 **Dates are subject to change due to pandemic***

Click Here for the Public Defender Application:

Return the completed application to the Court Administrator by mail to: Boro Of Penns Grove, Attn: PG MC, 1 State Street, Penns Grove NJ 08069 or via email: Sharon Bye [email protected]

** Public defender payments are made in person ONLY. Payments can NOT be paid online. If you are making a payment toward your public defender you MUST come to the municipal building and call 856-299-0911 ext 106. Someone will meet you at the door to take your payment. **

Click HERE to open the Plea by mail form.

Return the completed form to the Court Administrator by mail to: Boro Of Penns Grove, Atten: PG MC, 1 State Street, Penns Grove NJ 08069 or via email: Sharon Bye [email protected]

Due to the pandemic, the Courts are currently conducting Municipal Court Sessions via video conference.