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Somerset County, NJ Public Records

Superior Court - Criminal
PO Box 3000
Somerville, NJ 08876-1262 www.judiciary.state.nj.us/somerse...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 908-231-7666
F: 908-231-9276
Couriers: 20 N Bridge St, 2nd Fl
Somerville, NJ 08876
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor
Restricted Records: No sealed, expunged, judges notes, PSI's, or discovery packets records released
Superior Court - Civil
PO Box 3000
Civil Division
Somerville, NJ 08876-1262 www.judiciary.state.nj.us/somerse...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 908-231-7054
F: 908-231-7167
Couriers: 40 N Bridge St,
Somerville, NJ 08876
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions, Equity
Restricted Records: No sealed, expunged, dismissed, judges notes, PSI's, or discovery packets records released
Superior Court Special Civil Part
PO Box 3000
Somerville, NJ 08876-1262 www.judiciary.state.nj.us/somerse...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 908-231-7014
F: 908-251-7167
Couriers: 40 North Bridge St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Jurisdiction: Civil Actions under $15,000, Landlord/Tenant, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed, juvenile, expunged, dismissed, or mental illness records released
Somerset County Surrogate
PO Box 3000
Somerville, NJ 08876 www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 908-231-7003
F: 908-429-8765
Couriers: 20 Grove St
Somerville, NJ 08876
Jurisdiction: Probate
Bedminster Township Municipal Court
45 Miller Lane
Bedminster, NJ 07921 www.bedminster.us/index.asp?Type=...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 908-212-7020 ext. 304
F: 908-212-7006
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
This location in Bedminster provides services for the Borough of Peapack-Gladstone Municipal Court and the Bernardsville Borough Municipal Court
Bernards Township Municipal Court
1 Collyer Ln
Basking Ridge , NJ 07920
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 908-630-5538
F: 908-696-0385
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Bernardsville Boro Court - Contratced with Bedminster
www.bernardsvilleboro.org/Departm...
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
The Court operates from the location for the Bedminster Towbship Municiple Court, see that profile.
Bound Brook Municipal Court
230 Hamilton St
Bound Brook, NJ 08805 www.boundbrook-nj.org/municipalco...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:15PM EST
P: 732-356-0833 ext. 640
F: 732-356-0781
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Shares this facility with the South Bound Brook Municipal Court.
Branchburg Township Municipal Court
1077 US Hwy 202 N
Branchburg, NJ 08876 www.branchburg.nj.us/departments/...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM EST
P: 908-526-1300 ext. 127
F: 908-526-5870
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Bridgewater Township Court
100 Commons Way
Bridgewater, NJ 08807 www.bridgewaternj.gov/municipal-c...
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 908-725-6375
F: 908-704-9208
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
This court also is the location for the Somerville Municipal Court
Far Hills Boro Municipal Court
PO Box 858
Far Hills, NJ 07931
Hours: 10AM-4PM M,T,TH EST
P: 908-781-1911
F: 908-781-6048
Couriers: 6 Prospect St
Far Hills, NJ 07931
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Franklin Township Municipal Court
495 Demott Ln
Somerset, NJ 08875 www.franklintwpnj.org/government/...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 732-873-7285
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Greenbrook Township Municipal Court
111 Greenbrook Rd
Greenbrook, NJ 08812 greenbrooktwp.org/municipal-servi...
Hours: 8:30AM-3:30PM EST
P: 732-968-1110
F: 732-968-5035
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Hillsborough Township Municipal Court
379 S Branch Rd
Hillsborough , NJ 08844 www.hillsborough-nj.org/departmen...
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 908-369-4313 ext. 132
F: 908-369-4401
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
As of Jan. 1, 2016, per a shared services agreement, this location now handles all court matters for the Borough of Manville Municipal Court.
Manville Boro Municipal Court - See N Hillsborough Municiple Court
As of January 1, 2016, the Borough of Manville Municipal Court has entered into a Shared Services Agreement with the Hillsborough-Montgomery Municipal Court.
Millstone Boro Municipal Court
495 Demott Ln
Somerset, NJ 08875
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 732-873-2500
F: 732-873-8080
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Montgomery Township Municipal Court
379 S Branch Rd
Hillsborough , NJ 08844 www.twp.montgomery.nj.us/municipa...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 908-369-3532
F: 908-369-4401
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
While maintaining separate books and records, Montgomery Township shares court personnel and facilities with Hillsborough Township as part of a shared services agreement.
North Plainfield Municipal Court
263 Somerset St, 2nd Fl
North Plainfield, NJ 07060 www.northplainfield.org/Violation...
Hours: 8AM-4:15PM EST
P: 908-769-2265
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Above address is to the Violations Bureau. Court is actually held in a different building at 840 Somerset in Watchung.
Peapack Gladstone Municipal Court (See Bedminster Township Municipal Court)
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Borough of Peapack-Gladstone Municipal Court services with the Township of Bedminster at the Bedminster location..
Raritan Boro Municipal Court
22 1st St
Raritan, NJ 08869 www.raritanboro.org/Departments/C...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:15PM EST
P: 908-231-1300 ext. 27
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Rocky Hill Boro Municipal Court
PO Box 212
Rocky Hill, NJ 08553 www.rockyhill-nj.gov/content/5669...
Hours: 3PM-6PM W EST
P: 609-924-7943
Couriers: 15 Montgomery Ave
Rocky Hill, NJ 08553
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Somerville Municipal Court (Moved to Bridgewater)
www.somervillenj.org/content/578/...
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
As of April 1st, 2014 the Somerville Municipal Court and Violations Office relocated to Bridgewater.
South Bound Brook Municipal Court
12 Main St
South Bound Brook, NJ 08880 http://www.sbbnj.com/court/
Hours: 9AM-4PM EST
P: 732-356-0258 ext. 122
F: 732-356-6451
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Court held at 230 Hamilton, Bound Brook, NJ.
Warren Township Municipal Court
46 Mountain Blvd
Warren, NJ 07059 http://warrennj.org/
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 908-753-1225
F: 908-753-8118
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Ordinance
Watchung Boro Municipal Court
263 Somerset St
North Plainfield, NJ 07060 watchungnj.gov/municipal_court.html
Hours: 8AM-3:30PM EST
P: 908-769-2265
F: 908-769-2266
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Disorderly Persons (Misdemeanors), Infractions
Shares this facility with the North Plainfield Municipal Court.

Somerset County, NJ Vital Records

Contact the Somerset County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Somerset County
County Clerk
20 Grove St
Admin Bldg
Somerville, NJ 08876 www.co.somerset.nj.us/government/...
8:15AM-4PM; till 6PM W EST
Phone: 908-231-7013
Fax: 908-575-3930
Recorded Documents

Somerset County Vital Certificates

Somerset County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Somerset County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 304.69 sq mi
Population (2009): 326,869
  • Females: 50.5%
  • White: 76.2%
  • Black/African American: 9.2%
  • Asian: 13.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 12.7%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 64.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): 29,379
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 18.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 22.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 3.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 89.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 46.5%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.69
Housing Units (2000): 112,023
Homeownership Rate (2000): 77.2%
Migration Flow to Somerset County, NJ from (2007-2008):

Somerset County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $18,285,819
  • Construction: $636,836
  • Retail Trade: $1,126,631
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,175,683
  • Healthcare: $1,051,830
  • Banking: $1,828,342
  • Retail Trade: $1,126,631
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $265,978
  • Manufacturing: $2,451,625
  • Farms: $-10
  • Government: $1,234,158
Employed (2000): 154,032
Unemployed (2000): 4,880
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.4%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $70,949
Local Government Employment (2007): 14,171
Local Government Revenue (2007): $1,100,553 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $849,706 (thou. dol.)

Somerset County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 4,002
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.5
Deaths (2007): 2,144
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 8
  • Per 1,000 population: 2.0

Somerset County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 285
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 15
  • Robbery: 133
  • Aggravated Assault: 135
Property Crimes (2008): 4,399
  • Burglary: 781
  • Larceny-Theft: 3,398
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 220

Somerset County Genealogy Records