Union City Municipal Court
Union City Municipal Court is a municipal and judicial branch court in the county of Fulton, Georgia. It has jurisdiction over cases of felony criminal, shoplifting and marijuana possession matters, traffic and vehicle citation and matters. It is an independent branch that provides justice, protects the rights of people, and fairly resolves matters according to the law of the Constitution of the United States and this State. Their core values are to give independence, quality service, fairness and integrity to every person who comes to the court.
How to search for the case record?
Universal City Municipal Court case search can be found online and in the county and clerk’s office. They can be searched online on different websites using the following ways:
- Searching by name
- Searching by case number
- Searching by address
- Searching by phone
- Searching by email
Some information about cases 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. Fees for copying per page apply if the court approves your record request for case information.
How to make payments?
Universal City Municipal Court payments for fines can be made in the following ways:
A person can pay for tickets and fines by visiting the court during regular court hours and paying in cash, checks, or with a card at the counter. 2.99% convenience and other charges will be applied if you make payment with a credit card.
A person can pay online using the Online Payment Website of New Jersey, www.njmcdirect.com. The traffic ticket payment can be made when you provide the ticket number, case number, and credit card information. 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 3715 Palisade Ave # 2, Union City, NJ 07087, United States. Cash or personal checks are not acceptable in the mail; only certified checks or money orders are accepted. If you want a receipt, mail it in a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
How to request a virtual court session?
Universal City Municipal Court virtual court sessions are introduced during the COVID-19 to reduce gatherings during the pandemic. The session was held using the zoom application. A person can request a virtual court session by filling out the form available on the website. Fill in the defendant’s name, email, phone number, and case number. If you need an interpreter, check the yes box, write your signature, and send it to the court. The defendant or the attorney anyone can fill in this information. The court will review your application. They send you a schedule and a zoom link ID if your application is approved for the virtual session.
How can I take a virtual hearing for my case?
Union City 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.
What types of facilities are given by the Online Municipal Case Resolution System?
Universal City Municipal Court Online Municipal case resolution system was widely available on 6 July 2020. The defendant can request a traffic ticket review using the NJMCdirect website for less charge for certain traffic violations.
How can an adjournment request be made?
This court provides Universal City Municipal Court’s request for an adjournment facility. The form is available on the website. Select the type of case for which your case hearing is held. Write your ticket/complaint number and prefix and if you have any criminal or housing matter, then also write the year in the prefix section. Fill in your name, phone number, email, court date and today’s date, and the reason for the adjournment, sign it and send it to the court. Please send the request five business days before your court date. The court will review your application, and they will send you a new schedule if your request is approved.
How to send a plea of not guilty?
Universal City Municipal Court plea of not guilty can be sent to the court if you have the confidence that the case on you is wrong and you have proof to deny that case. You had to send a plea of not guilty form with all the information to the court before the citation date written on the ticket. Write your ticket/complaint number, date, and prefix. The prefix is written on the top of the ticket you received. Fill in your name, phone number, email, court date and today’s date, sign it and send it to the court. Please send the request five business days before your court date. The court will review your application and schedule a case date in which you have to take your proof that proves your innocence. Hire an attorney if you need guidance.
If I do not pay the fine on time, then what happens?
If you do not pay a fine on time, your driving license or insurance will be suspended and not renewed until the court gives the order.
Which facility is provided by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission?
New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission provides the facility of vehicle registration service, driver’s license or ID card service. Contact them if you lost your ID or license; they also give online services.
What are courtroom standards?
Union City 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. Avoid tight or torn clothes.