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First Appearance Public Hearing Information

First appearances and central judicial processing (CJP) hearings conducted in Superior Court are streamed LIVE from various locations around the state for the public to view on a computer, tablet or smartphone, generally during non-business hours. Check the locations below for when and how to watch the proceedings in each county.

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(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Cape May)

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1 p.m.

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( if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Atlantic)

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1 p.m. will be in Atlantic

Virtual Courtroom & Bergen County Jail
Bergen County Jail
160 South River Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601


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Visitors can park in the Visitors Lot off of South River Street.  The court proceedings can be viewed via the internet virtual courtroom which will be broadcast in the Jail’s Reception Area for the public viewing.

First Appearance start time for weekend or holidays that do NOT fall on a Monday: 1:30 p.m.

First Appearance start time for holidays that fall on a Monday: 1:30 p.m.

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Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1:30 p.m.

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The waiting area or lobby will be opened to the public.  The public will be able to view the virtual hearing from the waiting room on the 4th Floor of 6 Executive Campus, 1112 Union Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002 or from home. 

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1:15 p.m.

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(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Gloucester or Salem)

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 2 p.m.

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(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Cumberland or Salem)

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 2 p.m. will be in Salem

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(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Cumberland or Gloucester)

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 2 p.m.

Essex County Courthouse - CJP
50 West Market Street, 5th floor Room 502, Newark, N.J. 07102


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Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 11 a.m.

Hudson County Administration Building
595 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306


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Location information: CJP courtroom is on the ground floor (Room G5)
Entrance information:  Enter through the CJP entrance on Central Avenue
Parking information:  There is a paid parking lot on the corner of Central and Pavonia Aves.

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1:30 p.m.

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First Appearance start time for Saturdays: 1:30 p.m.

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Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 2:30 p.m.

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Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 2:45 p.m.

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(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Sussex)

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 2 p.m.

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(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Morris)
Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1:30 p.m.

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Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1:30 p.m.

Passaic County Superior Court
77 Hamilton Street, Courtroom 118, First Floor, Paterson, NJ 07505


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Telephone number for Passaic County Pretrial Services is 973-247-8383
Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1:30 pm
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(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Hunterdon)

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1:30 p.m.

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(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Somerset)

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1:30 p.m.

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Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1 p.m.

Union County Jail (Ralph Oriscello Correctional Facility)
15 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth, N.J 07207

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Parking:  The Bollwage Parking Lot is open 24/7.  This is the closest pay lot to the Union County Correctional Facility.  Their website is:  http://www.elizabethparking.org/
Entrance to the Union County Correctional Facility is through the main entrance. Once you clear security and the magnetometer, go up the stairs to the 2nd floor where the courtroom is located.
No contraband is allowed.  If you bring it, it will be confiscated.
No Cell phone use at all in the courtroom. This includes the taking of photos and/or any type of recording.
Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 1:30 p.m.