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Court sessions are held virtually:
One in-person session is held the last Thursday of every month at 12:00 p.m.
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The Livingston Municipal Court is located at 357 S. Livingston Avenue in Livingston, New Jersey. Free parking is located behind the building.
The Violations Bureau is open Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
You can reach the Livingston Municipal Court by
Find the amount of your ticket by looking at the back of your ticket.
If your ticket is checked “Court Appearance Required” or the penalty amount is not listed on the statewide or local violations bureau schedules, you must appear in Court on the date listed on the complaint.
To plea and resolve your traffic/parking ticket or other Municipal Court complaint online:
You can plea and resolve your traffic/parking ticket or other Municipal Court complaint online or contact the court to schedule a court date.
If your ticket is marked “Court Appearance Required”, you must contact the Court.
Contact the Court by:
If your ticket is NOT marked "Court Appearance Required," you may resolve your issue online.
Plea and resolve your traffic/parking ticket or other Municipal Court complaint online:
Once you are assigned a Court date, all requests to adjourn that date must be made in writing to the judge.
Requests to adjourn may be submitted:
For certain charges with consequences of magnitude such as a large fine, loss of driving privilege, or incarceration you may eligible for the Public Defender if you are financially indigent. If you can afford to hire your own attorney, you can call either the Essex County Bar Association or the New Jersey Bar Association for a referral. Court staff cannot recommend an attorney to you.
If you disagree with the judge’s decision, you have the right to appeal your case to the Superior Court within 20 days of conviction.
To appeal, must file notice with the Court and order a transcript of the proceeding. A convenient packet is available from the New Jersey Judiciary that explains the process step by step and provides all the necessary forms. It may be downloaded from njcourtsonline.gov.