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Municipal Court

Community Dispute Resolution Program

This program utilizes trained volunteers from Middlesex County to help resolve disputes that involve people in ongoing relationships such as neighbors, friends, relatives and co-workers.

Mediation is a structured and confidential form of negotiation that provides a convenient, fair, and effective way to resolve disputes. Mediators are concerned members of the community who have volunteered their time to provide an effective and timely method for settling disputes. All mediators are approved by the New Jersey Superior Court and are required to complete a training course and to participate in ongoing educational activities. Mediation is free.

Mediation is used for the less serious types of disputes that would be heard in Municipal Court, such as:

Simple Assaults Harassment Disturbances
Trespassing Landlord/Tenant Disputes Noise Complaints
Neighbor Dispute Merchant/ Customer Disputes Animal Complaints
Property Disputes Annoying Phone Calls  

If a matter is not settled or if any provision of a settlement is subsequently broken, the complaint will return to Municipal Court for trial.

Sheral Rossmann
Court Administrator
710 Hermann Road
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Phone: (732) 247-0922, ext. 425
Christine Heitmann
Municipal Judge