Where should I file my petition?

The petition and all documents relating to the bankruptcy case must be filed at the Bankruptcy Court Clerk's Office located in the geographic area (commonly referred to as “vicinage”) in which the debtor resides.  The Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey is divided by county into three vicinages:  D.N.J. LBR 1073-1

The Camden vicinage consists of Atlantic, part of Burlington (the townships of Cinnaminson, Delran, Edgewater Park, Evesham [Marlton], Maple Shade, Moorestown, Mt. Laurel, Palmyra, Riverside and Riverton), Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties.

The Newark vicinage consists of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, and Union counties.

The Trenton vicinage consists of part of Burlington (excluded are the townships of Cinnaminson, Delran, Edgewater Park, Evesham [Marlton], Maple Shade, Moorestown, Mt. Laurel, Palmyra, Riverside and Riverton), Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Somerset and Warren counties.

 

CAMDEN

NEWARK

TRENTON

Mailing Address

US Post Office & Courthouse

P.O. Box 2067

Camden, NJ 08101-2067

Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building

P.O. Box 1352

Newark, NJ 07101-1352

Clarkson S. Fisher U.S. Courthouse

402 East State Street

Trenton, NJ 08608

Street Address

US Post Office & Courthouse

 401 Market Street

Camden, NJ 08101

Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building

50 Walnut Street

Newark, NJ 07102

Clarkson S. Fisher U.S. Courthouse

402 East State Street

Trenton, NJ 08608

Phone

856-757-5485

973-645-4764

609-989-2200

Hours

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8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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