New Jersey Small Claims Courts
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In New Jersey, small claim cases are heard in the Small Claims Division of the Superior Court Tax Court. These cases are for less than $3,000. The Special Civil Part also hears cases between $3,000 and $15,000, as set out in N.J.Statute 2B, Sect. 13-14.
- Civil Practice Division | Small Claims Forms Links to civil practice division resources, including civil motion calendar, directory of civil division county offices, Small Claims and Special Civil Part FAQs and more.
- New Jersey County Courts From the State of New Jersey Judiciary.
- Small Claims Handbook [PDF] From the Tax Court of New Jersey.
Last updated on 12/23/08
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