Municipal Court
Pay Your Tickets Online

Atlantic Highlands Municipal Court
100 First Avenue
Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716

Janice R. Swaggerty, Court Administrator
Phone: (732) 291-3225       Fax: (732) 291-3100         Email:

Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Payments can be left in the drop box at the court office.

The Borough of Atlantic Highlands is now holding both virtual and in person court sessions.

Court sessions are only for people who received an official court notice to attend regardless of the date on your ticket or summons.

If you are scheduled for virtual court:
Click on “Join a Meeting’ and follow the prompts

Meeting ID: 975 715 2581
Passcode: 54321

If you do not have a smart phone or computer you may call in using the following information:

Dial 929-436-2866

Follow the prompts for meeting id and passcode listed above.  Keep in mind when you are called upon you must press *6  to unmute yourself 

To make a payment:

Log on to  to pay on-line


You may either mail your payment in or place a check or money order in the drop box outside of the court administrator’s window.  

Be sure to put your ticket or summons number on the payment – to ensure it will be posted properly

All other inquiries may be emailed to  and your email will be returned in the order that it is received.

Court Sessions (except holidays)

Atlantic Highlands   

Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 3:00pm 
Honorable Judge   Richard Leahey, Jr., Esq.

Filing Complaints :

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

    *We can not take complaints on court days*

Payment Window :

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm
Court Session Days - 8:30 am - 12:00pm

Credit Cards are not accepted for payment at the payment window. 

For your convenience, you can use a credit card to pay your traffic ticket online. Please visit www.NJMCDIRECT.COM .

  We are an independant branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of  disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guranteed by the Constitution and the laws of the United States and this State.