Township of Long Hill

Long Hill Twp. Municipal Court
915 Valley Road, Gillette, NJ 07933
(908) 647-8000

Municipal Court Staff
Title Name 908-647-8000
Municipal Court Judge James D. Bride
Municipal Court Administrator Ann Naylor ext. 230
(908) 647-8369
Fax: (908) 647-4012
Municipal Court Prosecutor Lisa Chadwick Thompson  
Municipal Court Public Defender Michelle Welsh .


Violations Bureau Hours:

8:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Thursday 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM Fridays
7:30 AM to 8:30 AM by appointment only

Court Sessions:

Every other Thursday at 7:00 PM
Court doors open at 6:00 PM
Court Sessions are open to the public

Contact the Court office:

If you need an interpreter for your case OR If you need accommodations for a disability

To enter Not Guilty Pleas:

You MUST notify the Court at least 7 days prior to the Court date unless your summons is checked "court appearance required". Failure to do so may require you to make a second appearance.

Public Defender Request:

If you intend to plead Not Guilty and wish to have the Public Defender represent you, you may obtain the application in the Violations Bureau during business hours or at your first Court appearance. The Judge will review your request and if approved, there is a fee of not more than
$200.00 for the Public Defender services. This fee MUST be paid before your trial date.

Fines are accepted in the Violations Bureau during office hours and can be made by cash, check, money order or credit card.

You may also pay your traffic summons online at or by mail.

For more information on NJ Municipal Courts, visit their website at

Important  Phone Numbers

Motor Vehicle Commission, Trenton 609-292-7500

Morris County Superior Court, Morristown 973-656-4125

Morris County Civil Court, Morristown 973-285-6150

Morris County Sheriffs Labor Assistance Program (SLAP), Morristown 973-631-5174 or 5175

Morris County Probation Services, Morristown 973-285-6510