The main function of our Municipal Court is to see that all people who have business with the City of Meadows Place Municipal Court are treated with courtesy, respect and justice.
For those with moving violations, we provide instruction on how to take a Defensive Driving Course and Deferred Disposition. We offer the option of having trials by Judge or by Jury.
All of our jurors are taken from within our own community. Our City Prosecutor and Presiding Judge are available for arraignment and trials.
The Meadows Place Municipal Court and Meadows Place Police Department work together in providing a safe and secure area for residents, visitors and local businesses.
People often ask - Who is elegible for Jury duty? The following should answer that question. If not, please call Meadows Place Municipal Court Monday - Friday, 9am to 4 pm.
Any U.S. citizen who:
· Is at least 18 years old.
· Is able to understand English.
· Lives within the court’s jurisdiction.
· Has not been convicted of a felony or malfeasance while in public office (unless his or her civil rights have been restored by, for example, a pardon).
· Is not under a conservatorship.
· Is not on active military duty.
· Is not on a grand jury or another trial jury.
There are no educational or skill requirements. Juries are made up of people from all walks of life; they are supposed to reflect the community. Jurors are asked to remain impartial during the trial, weigh the evidence presented to them, apply the applicable law and attempt to reach a verdict