Middlesex County Judge rules special service charge not warranted

Superior Court Judge Travis Francis ruled that the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s $685 special service charge for civil forfeiture records requested by the ACLU is unjustified because gathering the records does not require a “Herculean effort”. Francis cited compliance by other Continue Reading →

Spotswood School Board meeting minutes don’t make the grade, lawsuit claims

PRESS RELEASE For immediate release September 1, 2016   UPDATE (9/27/16):    The time of the Oct. 13th hearing has been changed to 10:00 AM. This hearing date, hour and location is subject to change. If you plan to attend, Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: LFTG v. Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, et al.

Case Name:  LFTG v. Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, et al. Docket Number:  MID-L-005006-16 County / Vicinage:  Middlesex Filing Date:  August 26, 2016 Presiding Judge:  Francis, Travis L. Status:  Open   Overview: This lawsuit seeks records pertaining to the June 2, Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: NJFOG v. Spotswood Board of Education

  Case Name:  NJFOG v. Spotswood Board of Education Docket Number:  MID-L-4615-16 County / Vicinage:  Middlesex Filing Date:  August 8, 2016 Presiding Judge:  Vignuolo, Lisa M. (formerly Francis, Travis L.) Status:  Closed   Overview: The complaint alleges multiple violations of the Continue Reading →

CASE SUMMARY: Steven Wronko v. Township of Old Bridge

Case Name:  Steven Wronko v. Township of Old Bridge Docket Number:  MID-L-002750-16 County / Vicinage:  Middlesex Filing Date:  May 9, 2016 Judge:  Francis, Travis L. Status:  Closed.   Overview: In an October 27, 2016 written opinion, Middlesex County Assignment Judge Continue Reading →

Middlesex Court to decide who can access Promis/Gavel reports

UPDATE (9/28/2015) – The decision was for the defendant in this case, unfortunately.  Public access to up-to-date court records remains an area that needs improvement.  — The Promis/Gavel System is the state’s criminal case database.  There is limited information available online Continue Reading →