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Resources

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-General

Things to think about before you try to represent yourself in court
Court Fees – State of NJ
How to Ask the Court to Change Your Name – Minor
How to Ask the Court to Change Your Name – Adult

-Small Claims

Introduction to Small Claims
How to Sue in Small Claims Court Up to $3,000 – Motor Vehicle
How to Sue in Small Claims Court Up to $3,000 – Non-Motor Vehicle
Small Claims Complaint (Contract, Security Deposit, Rent or Tort)
Small Claims Complaint – Motor Vehicle
Small Claims Summons and Return of Service

-Special Civil

Directory of Superior Court Special Civil Part Clerk’s Offices
Special Civil: A Guide to the Court
How to Sue for an Amount of Money Up To $15,000
How to Answer a Complaint in the Special Civil Part
How to File a Motion in the Special Civil Part
How to Request a Judgment or Dismissal Without a Trial (Summary Judgment)
How To Request a Default Judgment in the Superior Court Of New Jersey – Special Civil Part (Small Claims and Regular Special Civil Part Cases)
How to File a Motion to Dismiss the Complaint or to Strike the Answer for Failure to Answer Interrogatories in the Special Civil Part
How to Apply for the Return of Your Personal Property or to Return to Your Rental Premises
Collecting a Money Judgment
How to Get Financial Information About Someone Who Owes You Money
How to Ask the Court to Order a Bank to Turn Over Funds That Have Been Frozen
How to Ask the Court to Order a Wage Execution in a Special Civil Part Case

-Chancery Division, Probate Part

How to Become the Legal Guardian of a Person Receiving Services From the Division of Developmental Disabilities

-Landlord-Tennant Court

Information for Landlords
Information for Tenants
Tenancy Summons and Return of Service
Certification by Landlord — Appendix XI-T
Certification by Landlord’s Attorney – Appendix XI-U
Consent to Enter Judgment (Tenant Remains) – Appendix XI-V
Consent to Enter Judgment for Possession (Tenant Vacates) – Appendix XI-W

-Civil Part – Law Division

Summons (form)
How to File a Complaint in the Superior Court of New Jersey – Law Division – Civil Part
How to File an Answer to a Complaint in the Superior Court of New Jersey – Law Division – Civil Part
How to File a Motion in the Superior Court of New Jersey – Law Division – Civil Part
How to File a Response to a Motion in the Superior Court of New Jersey – Law Division – Civil Part
Affidavit of Service
Complaint
Civil Case Information Statement (CIS)
Discovery in Aid of Foreign Litigation
Docketing Foreign Judgments
Expedited Jury Trial Form
Filing Fee Waiver Request
Friendly Settlement Judgment
Notice and Certification to Out-of-State Counsel Licensed in New Jersey
Order Extending Discovery
Pro Hac Vice Applications
Subpoena Ad Testificandum (For Use When Someone’s Testimony in Court is Needed)
Subpoena Duces Tecum (For Use When Records Are Needed)
Summary Jury Trial Form
Warrant to Satisfy Judgment

-Divorce

Certification of Non-Military Service
How to Ask the Court to Change or Enforce an Order in Your Case
Family Part Case Information Statement (Divorce)
Financial Statement for Summary Report Actions
Rule 5:4-2(h) Certification by Self Represented Litigant
Rule 5:4-2(h) Certification by Attorney and Client