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|Judge||Honorable Stacey D. Kerr|
PINE BEACH MUNICIPAL COURT / WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2023 / HONORABLE SCOTT BASEN PRESIDING
Time: Mar 1, 2023 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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Fines can be paid in cash, checks, or money orders.
You may also mail payments to:
Pine Beach Municipal Court
PO Box 425
Pine Beach NJ 08741
The Pine Beach Municipal Court is no different than any other Municipal Court in the State of New Jersey, in that we handle traffic, quasi-criminal, disorderly and petty disorderly cases. Charges of greater magnitude are directed to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office and the Superior Court.
The majority of quasi-criminal cases will involve an appearance in court. Motor Vehicle Summonses that do not require a court appearance may be paid at the Pine Beach Court Administrator’s Office or at the NJMCdirect website.
Request for Virtual Municipal Court
Please provide the following information in an email to the Court Administrator. Your matter be scheduled in a Virtual Court session in the Pine Beach Municipal Court. The court will review your request and schedule your matter virtually if deemed appropriate. You will receive an email confirmation with instructions on how to participate. Please expect to be available for up to one hour for your virtual court hearing.
Gather the following information and send an email to the Court Administrator at Lesley.Kirchgessner@njcourts.gov
Defendants first name, middle initial and last name. ( for example: John J Smith )
Case complaint number. ( for example: E20 0000 or S2020 0000 ) If you do not have your case/complaint number, please contact the court at 732-349-6453.
Phone Number ( for example: 123-456-7890 )
Is Interpreter needed for court? You MUST include this statement as either YES or NO.
Are you an Attorney requesting a court date? You MUST include this statement as either YES or NO.
* Notice to Attorneys - You may this information via email to request a virtual court date for your client as well as enter your appearance. Please enter your client information and your information. Please inform your client that he/she does not need to fill out this form if you have done so already. You and your client will receive an email confirmation with instructions on how to participate.
Virtual Court Procedures
All defendants are to listen to the Judge's opening remarks before their
(opening remarks located below)
YouTube Opening Statements in other available languages:
Please follow the provided Zoom link to join the virtual court session. Upon entry you will be asked to state your legal name, at this time the host will place you into a break out room where you will be given the opportunity to speak with the court prosecutor.
Keys to a successfull Zoom Virtual Court Appearance:
-Set up in a closed room with no other noise or people.
What to Do After Your Virtual Court Appearance
The judge will discuss with you your payment options at the time of sentencing. If you are in need of a time payment please click the Financial Questionnaire above, fill it out and mail it to the municipal court with your payment.
Please allow a week for the municipal court to enter your disposition and mail you any necessary forms and/or payment information.If you were assessed fines and/or costs and would like to pay with a credit card please log-on to www.njmcdirect.com and make your credit card payment via the state website. We do not accept credit card payments via telephone. If you would like to mail in you payment, we accept checks and money orders made payable to "Pine Beach Municipal Court" and our mailing address is:
599 Pennsylvania Ave.
P.O. Box 425
Pine Beach, NJ 08741
Please include your summons number on all checks or money orders along with your full name.
In order to adhere to the Superior Court of New Jersey Ocean Vicinage policy regarding adjournments the court requires that all requests for adjournment be made in writing at least four business days prior to the scheduled court date, except in cases of a bona fide emergency. All requests should have back up documentation enclosed as appropriate. In the event of a disparity between the date/time on a summons and the date/time provided in the trial notice, then the listing set forth on the trial notice shall prevail. All requests can be faxed to the Court at (732)240-0533.
Payments arrangements made at the conclusion of an appearance in court may also be paid at the court office or at the NJDIRECT website. This site offers the user a direct link to the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) which will enable the user to pay MVC fees and surcharges directly, and allows them to also re-establish driving privileges that may have been suspended. Additionally NJMCDIRECT offers the user the capability to run a state-wide check by license plate number to see if they have any outstanding summonses in any Municipal Court in the State of New Jersey.
Please make sure that you take the time to read the front and back of your Motor Vehicle Summons or complaint so that you are aware of what is required of you as a defendant. Should you receive a Motor Vehicle Summons or a Quasi Criminal Complaint, you may contact the Municipal Court at 732-349-6453 with specific questions.
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