Department: Municipal Court (2024)

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The City of Newark Municipal Court will be providing virtual court sessions via Zoom. Look up your case information here

If you would like to schedule a court date or speak to one of our Customer Service Agents, please call our Customer Service Call Center, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:00pm at 973-733-6520 or visit us at 31 Green St, Room 105.

If you are scheduled for a Virtual Court session, click here for your Zoom Meeting ID and links. The scheduled time on your notice will indicate which session you need to attend.

*Notice to Attorneys: Please upload all letters of representation via JEDS/eCourts. Please use for any other inquiries.

To ensure that you are advised and informed of your rights in municipal court, you must watch the New Jersey Municipal Court Opening statement prior to your virtual court appearance. You can watch a video of the New Jersey Municipal Court Opening Statement by clicking this link New Jersey Municipal Court Opening Statement

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

Newark Municipal Court Zoom Meeting ID's

Newark Municipal Court has resumed Video Court Sessions (Zoom) Monday – Friday.

If you have received a notice in the mail with a date and time and need a Meeting ID

number, reference this list.

Other ways to resolve your Traffic Matters:

Online Municipal Case Resolution:

This method allows you to resolve your matter without the need of a virtual hearing by disputing specific moving violations online via and enter your ticket information as if you are making a payment. This will bring you to a second page where you will see two options; 'Make a Payment' or 'Dispute Case'. Select 'Dispute Case' to begin the review process. This option allows you to directly communicate with the Prosecutor. All communication will be sent via email.

You may also elect to resolve your matter without the need of a virtual hearing by completing the enclosed Plea by Mail form .  You may complete the Plea by Mail form and plead either guilty or not guilty.  As part of your submission, you are permitted to provide supporting documents, for example a receipt for paid parking. The Court will review your Plea By Mail form, along with all supporting documents and provide a response.

If you are interested in resolving your municipal court matter prior to your court appearance you are free to reach out to the municipal prosecutor to negotiate an acceptable resolution of your matter. 

To request court records or a disposition letter, please complete this form.

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Mission Statement of the New Jersey Judiciary

We are an independent branch of government constitutionally entrusted with the fair and just resolution of disputes in order to preserve the rule of law and to protect the rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States and this State.

New Jersey Judiciary Core Values

Required to accomplish our mission are four paramount values representing the core of what we stand for as an organization:

-Independence -Integrity -Fairness -Quality Service

Newark Municipal Court
31 Green Street
Newark, New Jersey
Fax 973-733-8533 or 973-424-4142
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office hours:

The Violations Payment Window and Bail Posting is open Monday through Friday 8:30am until 6:30 pm

The Customer Service Window for inquiries regarding pending traffic or other cases to be heard in municipal court, is located in room 105. The hours of operation are from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

To file a citizen complaint, The Customer Service Window in room 207 is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. PENDING

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