Municipal Court

Effective June 17, 2024:

West Long Branch Court Office hours: 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday thru Thursday, Friday 8:30am to 12:30pm

Court sessions will be held the 1st and 3rd Monday at 9:00am

Sessions will be virtual and in person.

West Long Branch Court physical and mailing address: 910 Oceanport Way, PO Box 370 Oceanport NJ 07757

Phone # 732 222 8222

Fax 732 222 0904

Court Personnel:  Joseph G. Hughes, Municipal Court Judge

Carol Smith, Court Administrator

Gianna Tafuri, Deputy Court Administrator

Patti White, **On Call Deputy Court Administrator until further notice**

Sean Kean, Municipal Court Prosecutor

Credit cards are not accepted at this location or by phone.

All payments can be made online at or in person with cash, check or money order.

COURT SESSIONS: Borough of West Long Branch Municipal Court Sessions are held the First, third and fifth Wednesdays of every month.    

Municipal Court Sessions will be conducted virtually & remotely to minimize exposure to COVID-19

For information regarding attending Municipal Court remotely please click on this link:

About Us:

The Borough of West Long Branch entered a shared services agreement with the Township of Ocean for the provision of Municipal Court services.

The West Long Branch Municipal Court is a quasi-criminal court of limited jurisdiction that is under the supervision of the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC).

The judicial staff of the Municipal Court are employees of the Township of Ocean through a shared services agreement with West Long Branch; but they are governed by the rules of the Court as determined by the State of New Jersey Supreme Court.

Court Personnel


Municipal Judge

Gloria Walker

Court Administrator

Kaitlyn Bellardino

Deputy Court Administrator

Katherine Hahn

Violations Clerk

Sharon O'Conner

Violations Clerk