Municipal Court

Municipal Court Judge

John A. Paparazzo

Court Administrator

Erika Varela


Brian Mason

Public Defender

William Fried, Jr.

Verona's Courtroom

Location: 600 Bloomfield Ave, Verona, NJ 07044

Hours: 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Monday-Friday


  • Phone: (973) 857-4772
  • Fax: (973) 857-4792

Court sessions :

  • 1 st Wednesday 4:30pm
  • 2 nd Wednesday 9:00am
  • 3 rd Wednesday 9:00am

Attending Municipal Court Remotely: What to Do and What to Expect

*COVID-19 - No In Person Municipal Court Sessions Effective April 27th 2020

In effort to contain the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus the Administrative Office of the Courts has suspended all In Person Municipal Court matters.  All Municipal Court proceedings will be conducted remotely by video or phone.  Please contact the Municipal Court office immediately to provide the court with your phone number and email address.

General Information:

*Please Note: As of August 1, 2022 the Court will no longer be accepting cash payments. Accepted methods of payment include Credit Card, Check and Money Order.