Perth Amboy Municipal Court
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Perth Amboy Municipal Court is a city courthouse in the county of Middlesex, New York. It is an independent government branch that gives justice and resolves cases and matters by fair means according to the law of the Constitution, the United States and this State. This court has jurisdiction over criminal and civil matters, traffic, vehicles and speeding matters, the law of fish and games, minor crimes, violation of city and municipal ordinances, harassment, shoplifting and family matters. It also offers online court sessions.
How to search for the case record?
Perth Amboy Municipal Court records are available in the clerk’s office and can be found online on different court websites. They can be found online by using the following ways:
- Searching by name
- Searching by case number
- Searching by address
- Searching by phone
- Searching by email
Some information about records is not available online because they are confidential according to the law. These types of information are only available at the county court or clerk’s office. They can be obtained by filing and mailing a Records Request Form. Fill in all the information on the form and send it to the court with the copy fees. The court will respond with whether to provide this information or not. These types of information are mainly given to a close relative, police or other investigation agency. For more information about the public records, call or mail the court.
How to make payments?
Rotterdam Town Court pays tickets, fines, and other payments can be made in the following ways:
Perth Amboy Municipal Court pay tickets, and other fines can be done by the following ways:
A person can pay online using the New Jersey Online Payment Website http://www.njmcdirect.com. The traffic ticket payment can be made when you provide the ticket number, license plate number, credit card information and court code. Service fees will be applied in this method.
A Person can send a certified check or money order to the court’s mailing address. The address is 361 New Brunswick Ave, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861, United States. Cash or personal checks are not acceptable in the mail; only certified checks or money orders are accepted. While mailing a check, add a summons with it. If you want a receipt, mail it in a self-addressed, stamped envelope. A late fee fine will be issued to you if the mail is not received by the court in time.
How can a person apply for virtual court proceedings?
Perth Amboy Municipal Court Virtual Court Proceedings request can be made by filling out the Virtual Hearing Forms available on the website and sending them to the court. A person or their attorney can fill in the information. Write your first and last name, case or complaint number, phone number and email address; if you need an interpreter, then tick the yes option for the interpreter. The court will review your application, and if your matters can be resolved in a virtual hearing, then a confirmation mail with a schedule will be sent to your email address.
How can I take a virtual hearing for my case?
Perth Amboy Municipal Court Virtual hearings are done through the zoom application. After getting the confirmation mail of the virtual hearing, another mail with a schedule and meeting ID will be emailed to you. You had to click on the invitation link given by the court and join the session with an audio or video button. The host will let you in when you request the link. It is recommended to join the session 10 minutes before the actual time. Mute your mic until the court asks a question. Your internet connection must be strong, and please wear an appropriate dress during the hearing. Recording of the online session is prohibited. If you record, you are charged with contempt of court, receiving a fine of $1000 and a six-month jail punishment. Guidelines are given on the website for the online hearing; if you do not follow them, your case result will be rescheduled until a later date.
How can I send a plea for my case?
Perth Amboy Municipal Court Plea can be sent through the mail for traffic or non-traffic cases. Download the form from the court website. Define the hardship of why you did not come to the court and enter a plea. Two types of plea can be sent that are:
Plea of Guilty
If you feel guilty about your act, then tick the plea of guilty option. The judge will see all the facts and issue some fines to you. You had to pay that fine on time, and your case will be resolved without your appearance in court.
Plea of Not Guilty
If you do not feel guilty, then tick the plea of not guilty option and send it to the court with your innocence proof. The court reviews your case and decides upon your proof whether you had to come to court or not, but a fine should be paid in that case.
After entering the plea of your choice, do your signature, add the date, and send it to the court.
What are the state fees for traffic and vehicle violations?
Perth Amboy Municipal Court state fees for traffic and vehicle violations depend on the type of violation a person has. $54 if you park or drive an unregistered motor vehicle or an unsafe one, $55 for endorsed license failure, $46 if you do not wear a seatbelt, $185 if you have done dimensional restriction violation and $124 if you fail to yield to a pedestrian at crosswalk etc.
I don’t have my case number; how can I find it ?
Your case number can be found online at https://portal.njcourts.gov/webe5/MPAWeb/index.jsp.
What is the code of this court?
Perth Amboy, Municipal Court code, is 1216.
Can I testify in my case?
Yes, you can testify on your behalf or present a witness after the prosecution has finished.
What are courtroom standards?
Perth Amboy Municipal Courtroom standards are:
- No weapons, food, drinks or electronic devices are allowed in the courtroom. Mobile phones should be silent or switched off.
- Smoking is prohibited.
- Wear proper or decent clothes in the courtroom.
- Approach the bench only when your name is called.
What is the fine if I block the driveway?
$60 will be the fine if you block the driveway