Q: What is municipal court?
A: It is a trial court that deals exclusively with cases involving city ordinance violations. Offenses brought before a municipal court are those that occur within the limits of the municipality.
Q: What types of cases are heard in municipal court?
A: Violations of Motor Vehicle and Traffic Violations
Disorderly and Petty Disorderly Persons Offenses
Violations of Municipal Ordinances
Q: Am I required to appear in municipal court?
A: If you were issued a summons and the officer checked the Court Appearance required box, you must appear in court on the scheduled date. Additionally, some violations are non-payable and require a court appearance. Continue Reading