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Municipal Court


MISSION STATEMENT
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 State and this State.


The Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction with responsibility of adjudicating motor vehicle, parking, and some criminal offenses as well as municipal ordinance violations.  The municipal court usually only hears cases where the offense has occurred within its boundaries.  Norwood Municipal Court meets on the first and third Wednesday of the month. The court may also schedule special sessions when needed. 

Municipal Court Judge: ROBERT TRAVERS
Municipal Court Prosecutor: LAURA NUNNINK
Municipal Court Administrator: LINDSAY VOLPITTA
Email Address= : Lindsay.Taglieri1@judiciary.state.nj.us
Phone number:= 201-767-7207
Fax number: 201-784-2963
Hours:
Monday, Thursday and Friday – 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m. - noon

Municipal Court Direct Online: www.njmcdirect.com

When you come to court, please enter through the side door.  All persons entering the building will be subject to bein electronically monitored with a metal detector and all bags, briefcases, backpacks, etc. will be searched.
All Cell Phones must be turned off once you enter the courtroom.
No photos or videos are permitted unless prior approval is granted by the Municipal Court Judge.

The following is a list of the most common statutes that a court appearance is required:
39:4-50 Driving While Intoxicated
39:3-40 Driving While Suspended
39:4-97.3 Driving While Using a Handheld Device
39:3-29C Failure to produce a Valid Insurance Card
39:3-10 Driving Without a License
All Criminal Offenses and Borough Ordinances.

What to expect when you come to court:

Is Court Appearance Required?

Pleas

Can I get a case adjourned?

What is a civilian complaint?

What is the procedure for filing a civilian complaint?

What is a probable cause hearing?