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					State of New Jersey – Court Fees




SUPREME COURT

Filing Notice of Appeal, Notice of Petition for Certification,
  Notice of Cross-Appeal, Notice of Cross-Petition for Certification
  or Notice of Petition for Review (first paper) ....................................................$200.00
Filing of first paper in any motion, petition or application (including
  an order if same is first paper) if not in a pending case (cause)
  or if after judgment entered................................................................................$30.00
Affixing Seal of Court or exemplification.................................................................$5.00
Deposit for Costs................................................................................................$300.00


APPELLATE COURT

Filing Notice of Appeal, Notice of Cross-Appeal ................................................$200.00
Filing of first paper in any motion, petition or application
(including an order if same is first paper) if not in a pending
case (cause) or if after judgment entered.............................................................$30.00
Affixing Seal of Court or exemplification.................................................................$5.00
Deposit for Costs................................................................................................$300.00


TAX COURT

First Contested Assessment by Plaintiff.............................................................$200.00
First Contested Assessment by person filing counterclaim................................$200.00
First Contested Assessment by Plaintiff (Small Claims) ......................................$35.00
Filing of counterclaim or any responsive pleading by a taxing district.................No Fee

(Additional fees are established by court rule.)




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SUPERIOR COURT
LAW DIVISION – CIVIL

Complaint ...........................................................................................................$200.00
Answer, Answer with Crossclaim, Motion (if first paper),
 Amended Answer Adding new Defendant .......................................................$135.00
Answer with Counterclaim or 3rd Party Complaint.............................................$200.00
Third Party Complaint or Counterclaim (after answer filed) .................................$65.00
Motion (Pre and Post Judgment)..........................................................................$30.00
Motion for withdrawal of $100 but less than $1,000 ............................................$35.00
Motion for withdrawal of $1000 or more ...............................................................$40.00
Transfer Case From Superior Court (Civil Part only) to Special Civil Part ...........$15.00
Security Deposit for Cost (per Defendant or as Order reads) ............................$200.00
Entering Judgment on Bond and Warrant (in lieu of fee required in N.J.S.A.
 22A:2-6) .............................................................................................................$15.00
Recording Other Instruments .................................................................................$5.00


CHANCERY DIVISION

Complaint
 Divorce.............................................................................................................$250.00
 General Equity .................................................................................................$200.00
 Foreclosure......................................................................................................$200.00
Answer, Answer and Counterclaim ....................................................................$135.00
Motion (Pre and Post Judgment)..........................................................................$30.00
Parent Education Registration..............................................................................$25.00
Recording Other Instruments / Services ................................................................$5.00


OTHER FEES

Affix Seal - Order of Commission (for Seal) ...........................................................$5.00
Assignment of Judgment........................................................................................$5.00
Complaint Contesting Election ...........................................................................$200.00
Discharging Lien.....................................................................................................$5.00
Exemplification .......................................................................................................$5.00
Exemplified Copy of a Will or Administration
  proceeding from a Foreign State .........................................................................$5.00
In Rem - 25 Certificates or less ............................................................................$25.00
  (Each certificate over 25 is $.50 additional)
Notice of Appeal (Trial Court)...............................................................................$10.00
Notice of Application for Wage Execution ............................................................$30.00
Petition for Discovery ...........................................................................................$30.00
Postponement of Judgment ...................................................................................$5.00
Recognizance of Civil Bail......................................................................................$5.00
Recording Instruments ...........................................................................................$5.00




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OTHER FEES (continued)

Record Money Judgment as a Lien on the Civil Judgment and
 Order Docket (except for Statement of Docketing from the
 Special Civil Part) ..............................................................................................$35.00
Record Statement of Docketing from the Special Civil Part
 as a Lien on the Civil Judgment and Order Docket ...........................................$10.00
Release of Property from Judgment Lien...............................................................$5.00
Rule 4:23-5 Fee for Failure to serve answers to interrogatories ..................$100 / $300
Signing and Issuing Subpoena...............................................................................$5.00
State Agencies of New Jersey ............................................................................No Fee
Subordination of Judgment ....................................................................................$5.00
Tax Severance .....................................................................................................$25.00
Transcript of Judgment.........................................................................................$10.00
Warrant of Satisfaction of Judgment ....................................................................$35.00
Writ of Execution (D.J.) ..........................................................................................$5.00
Writ of Execution (Law/Civil after 1st one) .............................................................$5.00


CERTIFICATIONS & COPIES

Certification of first copy of any order, judgment, pleading or
 other paper when copy is furnished to the Clerk .................................................. Free

Certification of furnished copy other than first copy supplied to Clerk:
         $5.00 / first 5 pages
         $0.75 for each page in excess of 5
         ($5.00 minimum charge)

Fees for copying in addition to certification fees:
        $0.75 / page for 1st to 10th page
        $0.50 / page for 11th to 20th page
        $0.25 / page for all pages over 20




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LAW DIVISION - SPECIAL CIVIL PART

Fees Charged by the Clerk - N.J.S.A. 22A:2-37.1:

Small Claims:
  One defendant ...................................................................................................$15.00
  Each additional defendant ...................................................................................$2.00
Tenancy:
  One defendant ...................................................................................................$25.00
  Each additional defendant ...................................................................................$2.00
Other Special Civil Part Cases:
Complaint or other initial pleading containing a counterclaim,
  cross-claim or third-party complaint in all other civil actions
  where the amount exceeds the small claims monetary limit..............................$50.00
  Each additional defendant ...................................................................................$2.00
Complaint or other initial pleading containing a counterclaim,
  cross-claim or third-party complaint in all other civil actions
  where the amount does not exceed the small claims monetary limit.................$32.00
  Each additional defendant ...................................................................................$2.00
Filing of appearance or answer to a complaint or a third party
  complaint in all matters except tenancy and small claims .................................$15.00
Service of process:
  Summons by mail, each defendant .....................................................................$7.00
  Summons by mail, each defendant at place of business or
  employment with postal instructions to deliver to addressee only,
  additional fee .......................................................................................................$7.00
  Reservice of summons by mail, each defendant .................................................$7.00
  Reservice of summons or other original process by court officers:
    One defendant ............................................................................ $3.00 plus mileage
    Each additional defendant........................................................... $2.00 plus mileage
Substituted service of process by the clerk upon the
  Director of the Motor Vehicle Commission ........................................................$10.00
  Plus Postage........................................................................................................$7.00

Mileage of court officer in serving or executing any process, writ, order, execution, notice, or warrant, the
distance to be computed by counting the number of miles in and out, by the most direct route from the place
where process is issued, at the same rate per mile set by the state for other state employees and the total
mileage fee rounded upward to the nearest dollar.

Jury of six persons ...............................................................................................$50.00
Warrant for possession in tenancy .......................................................................$15.00
Warrant to arrest, commitment or writ of capias ad respondendum,
 each defendant ..................................................................................................$15.00
Writ of execution or an order in the nature of execution,
 writs of replevin and attachment issued subsequent to summons ......................$5.00
Wage execution by mail to a federal agency, additional fee ..................................$7.00
For advertising property under execution or any order ........................................$10.00
For selling property under execution or any order................................................$10.00




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LAW DIVISION - SPECIAL CIVIL PART (continued)

Exemplified copy of judgment:
 Two pages ...........................................................................................................$5.00
 Each additional page ...........................................................................................$1.00


Fees Payable to Court Officers from the Fees Charged by the Clerk - N.J.S. 22A:2-37.2:

Serving summons, notice or third-party complaint:
 One defendant .....................................................................................................$3.00
 On every additional defendant.............................................................................$2.00
Reserving summons or other original process on any defendant ..........................$3.00
Warrant to arrest, capias, or commitment, for each defendant served ................$15.00
Serving writ and summons in replevin, taking bond and any inventory:
 Against one defendant.........................................................................................$6.00
 On every additional defendant.............................................................................$2.00
Serving writ in replevin when issued subsequent to service of summons:
 Against one defendant.........................................................................................$5.00
 On every additional defendant.............................................................................$2.00
Serving order for possession in replevin ................................................................$4.00
Serving writ of attachment and making inventory:
 One defendant .....................................................................................................$4.00
 On every additional defendant.............................................................................$2.00
Serving and executing warrant for possession in tenancy ...................................$10.00
Every execution, or any order in the nature of an execution,
 on a judgment, for each defendant ......................................................................$2.00
Every wage execution to a federal agency, additional fee .....................................$7.00

For every mile of travel in serving or executing any process, writ, order, execution, notice, or warrant, the
distance to be computed by counting the number of miles in or out, by the most direct route from the place
where process is issued, at the same rate per mile set by the state for other state employees and the total
mileage fee rounded upward to the nearest dollar.

In addition to the foregoing, the following fees for officers of the Special Civil Part shall be taxed in the costs
and collected on execution, writ of attachment or order in the nature of any execution on any final judgment, or
on a valid and subsisting levy of an execution or attachment which may be the effective cause in producing
payment or settlement of a judgment or attachment:

  For advertising property under execution or any order......................................$10.00
  For selling property under execution or any order .............................................$10.00
  For every dollar collected on execution, writ of attachment, or any order ............$ .10




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