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General Information

Interpreter’s Service
 The court will make the arrangements for the appropriate interpreter on the scheduled court date.    

ADA Accommodations
Individuals who need an accommodation for a disability may contact the Vicinage ADA Coordinator at (973) 693-5701. For litigants that are hearing impaired, TTY/TDD (voice) equipment is available for use in Room 1053.  (Dial 711 for New Jersey Relay Service)

Parking/Handicapped Parking
Metered parking is available in the streets surrounding Wilentz Justice Complex.  Designated handicapped parking spaces are available on Bank Street, between Halsey and Washington Streets.  Nearby hourly parking facilities include:

  • State Courts, 153 Halsey Street, (973) 643-1241
  • Skylite Plaza, 193-197 Halsey Street
  • Park Fast, 180 Washington Street, (973) 623-3814
  • Other Park Fast Locations:  University Avenue at the corner of Academy Street; Halsey Street at the corner of Bank Street


Attorney Conference Rooms

Attorney Conference Rooms are available on Floors 9 (4 rooms available), 10 (2 rooms available) and 12 (1 room available).  Use of these rooms is permitted on a first come, first serve basis.  Additional space for attorney-client meetings can be arranged by the Family Division Administration Office, Room 1053 – (973) 693-6667.

Public Copy Machine
A public copy machine is available on the 1st floor, Room 103 and on the 10th floor, Room 1063.  The fee is 10¢ per copy.

Public Address System
If you need an announcement to be made over the court’s intercom system, contact Family Division Administration, Room 1053, (973) 693-6667.  The public is permitted to make requests to locate an attorney or in an emergency situation.

Security
Security for each of the courtrooms is provided by the Essex County Sheriff’s Office. The Wilentz Justice Complex is secured by security officers employed by the New Jersey State Police.  They are located in the kiosk occupying the lobby on the first floor of the building. You should contact them about any security concerns or emergencies.

Food Services
Pronto food service is located on the first floor.  In addition, there is a convenience store located adjacent to the Washington Street exit.

Baby Changing Facilities
Baby changing stations are located in women’s restrooms on floors 1, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13.

Playrooms
Playrooms are located on Floors 1, 10, and 12 (domestic violence plaintiff’s waiting room) .  Children must be monitored at all times, as the playrooms are not staffed.

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