Being charged with a criminal complaint, local ordinance violation, or even a motor vehicle violation can be unsettling and stressful for most who find themselves as a defendant. It can be confusing for individuals who are e familiar with the NJ municipal court system and even moreso for those with no prior involvement. For many, the unknown can be stressful. The New Jersey Courts system has released info specific to how the municipal courts are run and to give insight as to what to expect for both pro se and represented individuals. Below is some helpful info relative to what to expect, what offenses are payable without an appearance, time payment options, and the QR code to watch the Municipal Court Opening Statement. This is for information only and applies to New Jersey. Also included is a directory of all the municipal courts within the state of New Jersey.