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COVID-19: Morris County Courthouse closing to public

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris Coutny) – The Morris County Courthouse in Morristown will be closed to the public beginning, Monday, March 23, as part of the Judiciary’s social distancing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Superior Court system functions in the adjacent Morris County Administration& Records Building in Morristown, including Parole and Probation Offices, also will be closed. In addition, the Dover Probation Office will be closed.

Until further notice, there are no in-person Superior Court proceedings, except for extremely limited emergent matters and certain ongoing trials. As many matters as possible, including case management conferences, motions, and hearings, will be handled by telephone or video conference.

Superior Court judges and staff will be available for emergent matters. Contact the court if you have questions about a scheduled hearing, motion, conference, or other matter.

Through March 27, all Landlord/Tenant calendars and all Municipal Court sessions are postponed.  New dates will be provided to individuals.

If you have important questions regarding Superior Court, Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Tax Court, or need to contact the Administrative Office of the Court, call 609-421-6100.

Summoned jurors should check their reporting instructions on the jury reporting page.

For more information on New Jersey courts, click here.

For information on the Morris County Correctional Facility, click here.

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Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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