Township of Livingston, NJ
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Council of the Township of Livingston 11-5-1979 as Ch. 19 of the 1979 Revised General Ordinances. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Violations Bureau — See Ch. 48.
The Municipal Court of the Township, as heretofore established, is hereby continued.
The name of the Municipal Court shall be the "Municipal Court of the Township of Livingston."
The Municipal Court shall have an official seal which shall bear the impress of the name of the Court.
The Municipal Court of the Township shall have a Judge who shall be known as the Judge of the Municipal Court. He shall be appointed by the governing body and shall have the qualifications required by law. The Judge shall serve for a term of three years from the date of his appointment and until his successor is appointed and qualified.
The Judge of the Municipal Court shall be compensated by an annual salary as fixed by ordinance. The compensation so paid shall be in lieu of any and all other fees.
The Municipal Court and the Judge thereof shall have, possess and exercise all the jurisdiction, powers, functions and duties which are or may be conferred by law and the applicable rules of the Supreme Court of New Jersey.
[Added by Ord. No. 5-1998]
The Municipal Court fee schedule[1] shall be revised to permit the charging of an application fee of not more than $200 for representation by the Municipal Public Defender; provided, however, that the Court may waive this application fee, in whole or in part, if the Court determines, in its discretion, that the application fee represents an unreasonable burden on the person seeking representation.
Editor's Note: The fee schedule is on file in the Township offices.
Fees for certified Court dispositions shall be as follows:
Civil cases.
Civil matters in the Municipal Court. The following fee shall be charged by the Clerk of the Court. No service shall be performed until the fee has been paid.
Exemplified copy of judgment (two pages): $5.
Each additional page: $1.
Criminal matters.
Certificate of judgment in a proceeding of criminal nature: $4.