If you fail to appear in court, the judge may issue a failure to appear notice giving you another chance to attend court without receiving a bench warrant. It is simply a notice. A bench warrant is an arrest warrant issued by a judge, usually when someone fails to appear in court. It results in bail being set for the original charge to ensure that when the person is apprehended that the person gets to court with the help of the jail or bail. When the person appears in court, the judge might find the person in contempt and impose a fine for contempt, but it is not a separate charge.
Legal personality? What exactly are you trying to find out and why? Rule 7 of the NJ Court rules apply to the Municipal Court. Have you failed to appear in Municipal Court when instructed to appear? If you have a question that concerns you then feel free to ask it.
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