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For immediate release: September 27, 2005
For further information contact:Judith Irizarry, Ombudsman
Superior Court of New Jersey, Mercer Vicinage (609) 571-4205

Mercer County Superior Court to Host Court Education Sessions As Part of Customer Service Week

As part of their Customer Service Week, Oct. 3-7, the Mercer County courts will host a series of community education sessions to help residents learn more about child support, the criminal record expungement process, municipal court appeals and Family Division services. An information session for legal professionals in civil practice also will be held.

Judith Irizarry, Mercer Vicinage ombudsman, explains, "Our Customer Service Week information sessions are designed to demystify the courts and to familiarize our residents with services available to them from their court system. We selected topics of interest in areas where we receive questions from the public throughout the year."

Assignment Judge Linda R. Feinberg and Trial Court Administrator Sue Regan are pleased to offer court education programs during Customer Service Week.

Members of the public are invited to attend these programs:

Child Support: An Overview of the Court Process
Monday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m.
Mercer County Criminal Courthouse
175 South Broad St.
3rd floor

Participants will receive an overview of all court services related to child support including establishment of a child support court order, enforcement issues and requesting to change court orders. Members of the Child Support Call Center, the Board of Social Services and the Mercer County Bar Association also will be present to answer questions.

Court Information Tables
Monday, Oct. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Mercer County Civil Courthouse
209 South Broad St.
1st floor

Municipal and Criminal Division personnel will distribute information and answer questions on a range of topics, such as representing yourself in court, expunging a criminal record, appealing a municipal court verdict, and paying a traffic ticket online.

Civil Division Information Session
Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 10:30 a.m.
175 South Broad St.
3rd floor

This program is designed for the legal professional receiving services from the Civil Division. Topics include motion practice, adjournment policy, changes in court rules and procedures as well as information on Judiciary publications.

Family Division Information Sessions

1. Friday, Oct. 7 at 9 a.m
Mercer County Criminal Courthouse
175 South Broad St.
2nd floor Jury Assembly Room

This seminar will provide knowledge of court processes for unmarried parents including custody, visitation, child support and paternity.

2. Friday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m.
Mercer County Criminal Courthouse
175 South Broad St.
Jury Assembly Room, 2nd floor

The Parent Education Workshop will focus on issues related to divorcing parents such as assets allocation and alimony/child support.

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