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Virtual Courtroom

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.

Virtual Courtroom participants, including judges and attorneys will find more information here.

Virtual Courtroom Public Hearing Documents

Atlantic Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Atlantic Public Broadcast
(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Cape May)

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

Cape May Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Cape May Public Broadcast

( if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Atlantic)

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

Bergen Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Bergen Public Broadcast

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


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.

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 11:30 a.m.

Burlington Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Burlington Public Broadcast

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

Camden Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Camden Public Broadcast

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.

Cumberland Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Cumberland Public Broadcast

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

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

Gloucester Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Gloucester Public Broadcast

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

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

Salem Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Salem Public Broadcast

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

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

Essex Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Essex Public Broadcast

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


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

Hudson Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Hudson Public Broadcast

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



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 p.m.

Mercer Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts MercerPublic Broadcast

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance First Appearance start time 1:30 p.m.

Middlesex Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Middlesex Public Broadcast

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

Monmouth Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Monmouth Public Broadcast

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

Morris Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Morris Public Broadcast

Weekend\Holiday First Appearance Hearing Start Time: 2:00 p.m.

Sussex Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Sussex Public Broadcast

(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Morris)

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

Ocean Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Ocean Public Broadcast

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

Passaic Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Passaic Public Broadcast

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



Telephone number for Passaic County Pretrial Services is 973-247-8383.

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

Somerset Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Somerseet Public Broadcast

(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Hunterdon)

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

Hunterdon Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Hunterdon Public Broadcast

(if no Virtual Courtroom is listed, check Somerset)

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

Warren Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Warren Public Broadcast

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

Union Virtual Courtroom
NJCourts Union Public Broadcast

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


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: 12:30 p.m.