HOW TO APPEAL A MUNICIPAL COURT JUDGEMENT

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By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Municipal Court Attorney Speeding tickets, zoning code violations, shoplifting and runaway dogs are all violations that may end up in a municipal court. When judgments go against you and the Judge gets it wrong, you have the same right to appeal the decision of the judge as in any other court in New Jersey. The rules of Appeal are set forth in the New Jersey Court Rules. Things you’ll need to know in order to file an appeal: 1) Most municipal courts are not in the business of providing educational material to defendants. This is because they are “pro se” courts — courts where many defendants speak for themselves. The court probably does …