Frequently Asked Questions

If you don't see your question answered, please call the court office at 609-894-3337 for further assisstance. However, please keep in mind that the court staff is obliged to abide by the following guidelines:

  • We can explain and answer questions about how the court works.
  • We can tell you what the requirements are to have your case considered by the court.
  • We can give you some information from your case file.
  • We can provide you with the samples of court forms that are available.
  • We can provide you with guidance on how to fill out forms.
  • We can usually answer questions about court deadlines.

  • We cannot give you legal advice.
  • We cannot tell you whether you should bring your case to court.
  • We cannot give you an opinion about what will happen if you bring your case to court.
  • We cannot recommend a lawyer, but can provide you with the telephone number of a
  • local lawyer referral service.
  • We cannot talk to the judge for you about what will happen in your case.
  • We cannot let you talk to the judge outside of court.
  • We cannot change an order issued by the judge.

What if I can't pay my fines?

What if I need an accomodation to appear in court?

How can I get an interpreter?

Will I get points on my license?

Will I get to speak to the prosecutor?

How can I sign a complaint against another person?

Why is my complaint going to mediation?

When can I get my bail back?

Do I need a lawyer?

Can I get a Public Defender?