COMMUNICATION REGARDING THE  CONTINUATION OF OPERATIONS OF THE MUNICIPAL COURT
DURING THE COVID-19 SITUATION
ISSUED BY HON. FRANCESCO TADDEO, J.M.C.

Warren Municipal Court will commence virtual Court proceedings the week of May 4, 2020.  It is your responsibility to contact the Court and address your court matter.  Please contact the Court and provide them with your email address and home and/or cell phone number. You will be contacted by the Court and provided a time that the Court will contact you for a virtual Court proceeding.  This includes first appearances and entry of pleas.  

Given the current circumstances, all in person sessions have suspended until further notice.  Defendants will be notified by mail or by phone of a new court date.  Please contact the court if your contact information or mailing address has changed. (908) 753-1225.

Many traffic matters can still be paid online at www.njmcdirect.com

The Court Office is currently open during regular business hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4 pm.  There is also a drop box located outside the Court Offices for payment and other correspondence to be left for the Court.  Please call the court directly if you require further assistance.

Many motor vehicle violations can be handled via mail without the necessity of a court appearance. Please contact the court to determine whether or not your court matter may be eligible for this type of plea by mail hearing.

 Please be aware that the Court will be handling all matters as expeditiously as possible. 

FOR ALL VIRTUAL COURT SESSIONS, PLEASE WATCH THE FOLLOWING NEW JERSEY MUNICIPAL COURT APPROVED OPENING STATEMENT WHICH YOU ARE REQUIRED TO LISTEN TO BEFORE YOUR VIRTUAL COURT APPEARANCE.

https://youtu.be/y_zJg-XLde0

 

Court Sessions: Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.

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.

We will be a court system, characterized by excellence, that strives to attain justice for the individual and society through the rule of law. We will:

  • Provide equal access to a fair and effective system of justice for all without excess cost, inconvenience, or delay, with sensitivity to an increasingly diverse society.
  • Offer complementary methods of dispute resolution while preserving the constitutional right to trial by an impartial judge or jury and ensuring compliance with the results achieved through effective enforcement of court orders
  • Provide quality service that continuously improves, that meets or exceeds public expectations, and that ensures that all are treated with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
  • Maintain the independence of the Judiciary while strengthening relations with the public, the bar, and the other branches of government.
  • Acknowledge and enhance the potential of every person in our organization to contribute to the administration of justice through participation, training, and technology.
  • Share a sense of common identity and purpose as a statewide Judiciary.
  • Earn the respect and confidence of an informed public.

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

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