Legal Resources

New Jersey

Criminal

New Jersey Constitution, Article I, Rights and Privileges

Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey

Title 2C, the New Jersey Code of Criminal Justice (N.J.S.A. 2C:1-1 to -104-9)

Criminal Justice Reform Act (CJRA or Bail Reform) (N.J.S.A. 2A:162-15 to -26)

Assault (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1)

Computer criminal activity; degree of crime; sentencing (N.J.S.A. 2C:20-25)

Death by auto or vessel (N.J.S.A. 2C:11-5)

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) Clear Your Record

Manual on New Jersey Sentencing Law

Megan’s Law – Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification Law (N.J.S.A. 2C:7-1 to -19)

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to Expunge Your Criminal and/or Juvenile Record

New Jersey Expungement law (N.J.S.A. 2C:2-1 to -32)

Parole Supervision for Life (N.J.A.C. 10A:71-6.12)

Penalty for causing death or injury while driving in violation of R.S.39:3-40 or unlicensed (N.J.S.A. 2C:40-22)

Possession of weapons for unlawful purposes (N.J.S.A. 2C:39-4)

Program of intensive supervision (ISP) (N.J.S.A. 2C:43-11)

Receiving stolen property (N.J.S.A. 2C:20-7)

Resisting arrest, eluding officer (N.J.S.A. 2C:29-2)

Sentence of imprisonment for crime; ordinary terms; mandatory terms (N.J.S.A. 2C:43-6)

Supervisory Treatment – Pretrial Intervention (PTI) (N.J.S.A. 2C:43-12)

The National Crime Victim Bar Association: Civil Justice for Victims of Crime in New Jersey

Municipal

New Jersey Judiciary Municipal Court (Your Day in Court)

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to Appeal a Decision of a Municipal Court

Conditional Discharge for Certain First Offenses (N.J.S.A. 2C:36A-1)

Driver’s Obedience (no points) (N.J.S.A. 39:4-120.9)

Drives a vehicle over or upon the closed section of the highway, road or street (no points) (N.J.S.A. 39:4-94.2)

Driving, Operating a Motor Vehicle in an Unsafe Manner (no points) (N.J.S.A. 39:4-97.2)

Driving while Intoxicated (DWI) (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50)

DWI in a school zone (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50(g))

DWI Penalty Table

Drug Possession by Motor Vehicle Operator (N.J.S.A. 39:4-49.1)

Licensing of drivers (N.J.S.A. 39:3-10)

Motor Vehicle Point Schedule

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission: Restoring Your License or Registration

Obstructing Passage of Other Vehicles (no points) (N.J.S.A. 39:4-67)

Online Traffic Ticket Information (NJMCdirect)

Penalties for driving while license suspended (N.J.S.A. 39:3-40)

Possession, Use or Being under the Influence (N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10)

Rates of Speed (N.J.S.A. 39:4-98)

Revocation of driver’s license by director or magistrate (N.J.S.A. 39:5-31)

Traffic on Marked Lanes (N.J.S.A. 39:4-88)

Use or Possession with Intent to Use, Disorderly Persons Offense (N.J.S.A. 2C:36-2)

Municipal Courts: Bayonne; Clifton; East Brunswick; East Rutherford; Edison; Englewood Cliffs; Elizabeth; Fairview; Franklin Lakes; Fort Lee; Hackensack; Hoboken ; Little Silver; Lyndhurst; Marlboro; Mountainside; Newark; Old Bridge; Palisades ParkPatersonPiscataway; Readington; Tenafly; Union; Union City; Wanaque; Woodbridge; Wyckoff

Civil

Rules Governing the Courts of the State of New Jersey

Model Civil Jury Charges

New Jersey False Claims Act (NJSA) (N.J.S.A. 2A:32C-1 to -17)

New Jersey Computer Related Offenses Act (CROA) (N.J.S.A. 2A:38A-1 to -6)

New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) (N.J.S.A. 56:8-1 to -20)

Open Public Records Act (OPRA) (N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 to -13)

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to Sue For an Amount of Money up to $15,000

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to Sue for Up To $3,000 in Small Claims Court Non-Motor Vehicle Case

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to File a Motion (Superior Court of New Jersey – Law Division – Civil Part)

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to File a Motion to Dismiss the Complaint or to Strike the Answer For Failure to Answer Interrogatories (Superior Court of New Jersey – Special Civil Part)

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to File a Motion (Superior Court of New Jersey – Special Civil Part)

Landlord Tenant

Grounds for removal of tenants (N.J.S.A. 2A:18-61.1)

New Jersey Eviction Law (N.J.S.A. 2A:18-53 to -84)

New Jersey Rent Security Deposit Act (N.J.S.A. 46:8-19 to -26)

Appendix XI-X Verified Complaint – Nonpayment of Rent

Hoboken Municipal Rent Control Ordinance, Chapter 155; Union City Rent Stabilization, Chapter 334; West New York Rent Control, Chapter 312; Weehawken Rent Control Ordinances (eff. Sept. 13, 2017)

Estate

Title 3B, New Jersey Administration of Estates (N.J.S.A. 3B:1-1 to -30-12)

Surrogate of Hudson County: Why Make a Will?

Family

Plaintiff’s Divorce Forms and Service Instructions

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to Ask the Court to Change/Enforce an Order in Your Case, or Request Another Related Action in Your Case (Family Multipurpose Post-Judgment Motions)

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to File a Request to Modify a Non-Dissolution “FD” Court Order Previously Issued By the Court (Superior Court of New Jersey – Chancery Division – Family Part)

New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts: How to file a non-divorce application for custody, child/spousal support or parenting time (visitation) (Superior Court of New Jersey – Chancery Division – Family Part)

Judiciary

Judges’ Chambers Listing

New Jersey Court Filing Fees

New Jersey Manual on Style for Judicial Opinions (2017)

Supreme Court of New Jersey: A Guide to Filing for Litigants without Lawyers

Agencies

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs (DCA)

DCA Office of Consumer Protection (OCP)

OCP Cyber Fraud Unit

New Jersey State Board of Dentistry

New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI)

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

New Jersey Division of Purchase and Property (DPP)

State Police of New Jersey

New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA)

Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA)

New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority (NJHCFFA)

New Jersey Turnpike Authority

New York

Desk Appearance Ticket (DAT) (Criminal Procedure Law art 150)

Adjournment in contemplation of dismissal (ACD) in cases involving marihuana (Criminal Procedure Law § 170.56)

Temporary Support Maintenance Guidelines Calculator (Excel version)

Federal

Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure

Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

Federal Rules of Evidence

Local Civil and Criminal Rules of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

List of Petty Offenses

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) (15 U.S.C. § 6501 to -6506)

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (16 C.F.R. part 312)

Medicare exclusions from coverage (42 U.S.C. § 1395y)

Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) (47 U.S.C. § 227)

Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) (16 C.F.R. part 310)

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Rule 8210