HARVEY CEDARS MUNICIPAL COURT
VIRTUAL COURT PROCEEDINGS

Please contact the Court Administrator prior to your virtual court session:

Lauren Sassano, CMCA
609-494-9026
Lauren.Sassano@njcourts.gov

You must watch the opening remarks by Judge Louis Belasco prior to joining a virtual court session. 
Click on the following link to watch opening remarks:
English version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_zJg-XLde0&feature=youtu.be
Spanish version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Et1A7CbdjjA&feature=youtu.be
When joining the court session you will be asked to certify you watched the judge's opening remarks.

Ways to join a virtual court session, each with different requirements:

  • PC/Mac Laptop or desktop – will require a browser which will run Zoom Meeting as needed.  A microphone and video camera are required.
  • Smart Phone – install the Zoom Cloud Meetings app and allow access to your camera and microphone.
  • Call in – You can dial into the proceeding and appear by phone.  Dialing *9 during the conference call will raise your hand if you are called on for attendance.

Keys to a successful Zoom Virtual Court Appearance:

  • Set up in a closed room with no noise or other people.
  • Connect to the meeting using your real first and last name on the display.
  • Be sure to allow any connections to audio or video by Zoom.
  • If you are not successful with video, be prepared to call in to the phone number listed with the Zoom meeting information. 
  • As per AOC rules, audio and video recording of the proceedings are strictly prohibited.  If you would like a copy of the proceeding, you can fill out a judiciary request form which can be found at New Jersey Courts Online.

COURT PROCEEDINGS

Please contact the Court Administrator to register for the virtual court session:

Lauren Sassano, CMCA
609-494-9026
Lauren.Sassano@njcourts.gov

Be advised you will be recorded and should be acting in a fashion that is accepted in an actual courtroom.

What to do after your court appearance:

If you were given fines in Municipal Court please call 609-494-9026.  Please leave your name, number and complete address on the voicemail and someone will return your call.