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Once a complaint has been filed, charges will only be dropped in open Court at the discretion of a judge. In certain domestic violence cases, the judge may keep a complaint open for a period of time even if both parties request the complaint be dropped.
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To dispute a ticket you must notify the court administrator of your intention at least 7 days prior to your court date. If you fail to do so, it may be necessary to make two court appearances. The court telephone number is 609-989-3700. Business hours are 8:45 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday. Telephone hours are 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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.
Call the team leader who handles matters that begin with the first letter of your last name.
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.
The doors to the courthouse open at 8:30 a.m. and court sessions begins at 8:45 a.m., 1 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. 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 a.m.. Bail can be posted at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m.. Citizen complains are taken 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m..
If you have a complaint about the court staff, call the staff complaint line. Please leave your name, phone number, and a time to receive a return call.
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 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Call the court immediately at 609-989-3700.
A citizen complaint may be filed at Trenton Municipal Court, Trenton, during normal business hours. On occasion, complaints will be taken during specific times, depending on staff availability. Call 609-989-3700.
Report to the "bubble" front desk at Trenton Police Department, which is located at:225 N Clinton AvenueTrenton, NJ 08609
The price of a payable ticket may be found on the back of the ticket. However, the Violations Bureau will have ticket information within reach. You may pay any payable ticket online. You will need to have handy the plate number, ticket number, and, prefix. The court accepts any credit or debit card that carries the MasterCard or Visa logo.
The Court will not grant late hour or same day postponements. In cases of an emergency, adequate medical documentation must be presented. Call a Deputy Court Administrator at 609-989-3700.
The Court is able to retrieve information by name (including middle initial) or driver's license number, or license plate.
Filed citizen complaints are public records. Information regarding a citizen complaint may be retrieved by calling the court.
To reach the Municipal Prosecutor call 609-989-3916.