2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 39 - Motor Vehicles And Traffic Regulation
Section 39:4-139.6 - Failure To Answer Or Appear; Rule Applicable; Procedures; Notice

NJ Rev Stat § 39:4-139.6 (2016) What's This?

39:4-139.6. Failure to answer or appear; rule applicable; procedures; notice
The municipal court shall immediately upon expiration of time to answer or appear, with respect to residents of New Jersey, follow the procedures set forth in R. 7:6-3(a) of the Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey. These procedures include the mailing of a notice of offense or a failure to appear notice to defendant. That notice shall be on a form approved by the Administrative Director of the Courts and shall inform the defendant of the parking offense charged; the time and date of the parking offense; the amount of fines, penalties and costs due; of his right to have a hearing; that a civil judgment may be entered against him for failure to appear or pay the amount due; and that his driver's license may be suspended; that his driving privileges may be revoked; and that a warrant may be issued for his arrest.

The procedures set forth in R. 7:6-3(c) of the Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey shall be followed in the case of a nonresident.

L. 1985, c. 14, s. 5.


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