Honorable Jerome B. Simandle, Chief Judge

William T. Walsh, Clerk of Court

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Notice Regarding Emergency Closure as of October 31, 2012:

"Due to the continuing emergency and aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the United States District Court remains closed in its Newark and Trenton locations through and including Friday, November 2, 2012.

The Camden Courthouse will reopen for the purpose of handling emergent matters as ofThursday, November 1, 2012.

We will post further notices regarding Court operations as events unfold.

Please note that where the last day for filing falls on a Saturday, Sunday or other day when the court is officially closed, the time period is enlarged under Rule 6(a)(3), Fed. R. Civ. P., until the next regular business day which is anticipated to be Monday, November 5 (or the appropriate later date if closure is extended further).

Jerome B. Simandle, Chief Judge"

Jurors - call 866-363-8154 for your reporting instructions.

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

  • call phone number : 1-888-803-2474

Additional information concerning the handling of emergent matters after-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) 757-5370, Trenton (609) 989-2080 or Newark (973) 645-6659.