Municipal Court


The Municipal Court / Violations Bureau handles all criminal complaints, ordinance violations, and traffic tickets issued in the township. This includes complaints and tickets issued by This office schedules cases for hearings, accepts bail, and maintains records of criminal and traffic tickets for attorneys, defendants, residents, and the general public.


  • Hon. Jeffrey S. Karl, Presiding
  • Hon. Charles Shimberg


  • Steven J. Petersen, Esq., Chief Prosecutor
  • Paul C. Dougherty, Esq.
  • Cheryl Hendler Cohen, Esq.
  • Alicia D. Hoffmeyer, Esq.

Public Defender

  • Richard Josselson, Esq.
  • Gregory P. DeMichele, Esq., Alternate/Conflict Public Defender
  • Charles W. Wigginton, Esq., Alternate/Conflict Public Defender