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Emergent Matters

The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey has instituted procedures for handling after-hours emergent matters. Any person having an emergent matter, after regular business hours, should proceed as follows:

  • Call phone number : 1-833-857-6682; after the beep, leave a message including your name, phone number you can be reached, and brief description of matter. If you have a pending case, please leave the case number and/or case name.

Information concerning the handling of emergent matters, during regular business hours, can be obtained by calling the main phone number of each Clerk's Office:

  • Camden : 856-757-5021
  • Newark  : 973-645-3730
  • Trenton  : 609-989-2065

In the event of an ECF "Technical Failure" as described in the ECF Policies and Procedures, filings are accepted at or by facsimile to Camden (856)  757-5399 , Trenton (609) 989-2080 or Newark (973) 645-6659.