Chatham Township, Chatham Borough, Madison Borough and Harding Township have joined in a shared service…More agreement for municipal court to be held in Madison's newly renovated, $8 million, state-of-art courtroom.
The Joint Municipal Court of Madison, the Chathams and Harding was created in early 2011.
Gary Troxell, who has presided in Madison since 1998, is the court's judge.
The courts in both Chathams have joined a shared service in another town. This location is now closed.
The…More borough's municipal court mostly handles traffic tickets and parking tickets. According to court officials, the court also handles criminal matters, though it does so more sparingly.
People can pay their traffic or parking tickets online unless they are required to make a court appearance in connection with the matter. Court appearances are often required when an accident results in personal injury, when one plans to plead not guilty in an attempt to downgrade a ticket or, in some instances, when one was driving a commercial vehicle.
Judge Vincent J. McMann Jr. presides over the courtroom.