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It depends on a few different factors, but a typical court session can last anywhere between 2 and 4 hours.
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Yes, if it is not marked "Court Appearance required," and the payment amount can be found on the Statewide Violations Bureau Schedule.
The date shown on your summons is your payment date.
Please refer to the Motor Vehicle Commission Point Schedule.
Please refer to the Statewide Violations Bureau Schedule or the back of your summons.
No, but you can pay on the New Jersey Courts website, in person, or mail in your payment to the Court.
A Spanish interpreter is always available during court sessions. If you need another language, you should notify the court staff prior to your court appearance.
The court staff cannot offer legal advice. Depending on the offense you may want to consult an attorney.
You can only apply for a Public Defender in court. The Judge will determine if you are eligible according to the offense and your income. The Public Defender fee is $200.
Be prepared to give the court staff member your driver's license number so they can assist you.
You must contact NJ Motor Vehicle Commission at (609)-292-6500 or visit their website.
Certain offenses must have fines set by the judge according to the statute.
No, as per the Judge’s policy, no matters can be rescheduled on the day of court. However, you may fax us a letter requesting an adjournment which will be read by the judge in determining whether or not your matter will be rescheduled.
Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may be issued a new court date or a bench warrant for your arrest. If you do miss a court day, contact the court immediately.