Counterclaim in municipal court?

Can a counterclaim be filed in municipal court? For example, if you are cited for a barking dog and you have proof that it was your neighbor's, can you get monetary damages from the municipality for the hassle of having to appear in court?

Newark, NJ -

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Matthew C Simon

Matthew C Simon

State, Local, and Municipal Law Attorney - Parsippany, NJ

I do not think so. I am sorry.

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Alan James Brinkmeier

Alan James Brinkmeier

State, Local, and Municipal Law Attorney - Chicago, IL

I agree, I don't see it.

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