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   Municipal Court
      - What do I do if I dispute a ruling by the Judge?
      - What do I do if I have an emergency and cannot make my court date?
      - What do I do if I need an Interpreter?
      - What time does court begin
      - Who do I call if I have a complaint about customer service at the court?
      - Who do I call to check my court date?
 


    Municipal Court
          What do I do if I dispute a ruling by the Judge?
You have a right to appeal a municipal court decision within 20 days of the disposition. Appeals packets may be obtain from the Information window at the court.


          What do I do if I have an emergency and cannot make my court date?
Call the team leader who handles matters that begin with the first letter of your last name.


          What do I do if I need an Interpreter?
When you appear in court for the first time, tell the person who calls your name that you need an interpreter. Please specify the language. If a sign language Interpreter is needed, please let the person know who calls your name when you appear in court.


          What time does court begin
The doors to the courthouse open at 8:30 am and court sessions begins at 8:45 am, 1:00 pm or 6:30 pm. Check your notice or bail receipt for the start time of the session for which you are scheduled. The Violations Payment Window and the Information Window opens at 8:30 am. Bail can be posted at 8:30am - 4:30pm and 6:00 pm -9:00 pm. Citizen complains are taken 10:00 -11:30 am and 1:30 - 3:30 pm.


          Who do I call if I have a complaint about customer service at the court?
If you have a complaint about the court staff, call Eunice Samuels Lewis, CMCA, Court Director, Ext. 635.


          Who do I call to check my court date?
The court staff works in teams and handles all matters according to the alphabet.  The main number of the court is (609) 989-3700. The phone lines open at 9:15 am – 3:45 pm. The team leaders are:
 
Team A- (A- H)       Raquel Rivera, Deputy Court Administrator, Ext. 686
Team B (I-Q)           Judy Jones, Deputy Court Administrator, Ext. 610
Team C (R-Z)         Carmen Davis, Deputy Court Administrator, Ext. 611
Team D (Customer Service) Tashesia Hickmond, Deputy Court Administrator, Ext. 627
Team F (Violations)       Violations Bureau, Ext. 603, 604, and 606


 


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