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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.

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 ecfhelp@njd.uscourts.gov or by facsimile to Camden (856)  757-5399 , Trenton (609) 989-2080 or Newark (973) 645-6659.