If you would like to schedule a court date, please reach out to our customer service call center 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 AttorneyAssist@ci.newark.nj.us 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
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.
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 www.njmcdirect.com 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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