Civil Court Rules and Jury Charges

Kenneth Vercammen & Associates, P.C.
2053 Woodbridge Avenue - Edison, NJ 08817

Sunday, March 25, 2012

NJAC 1:1-12.2 Motions in writing; time limits

(a) Proof of service shall be filed with all moving and responsive papers.

(b) With the exception of emergency relief applications made pursuant to N.J.A.C. 1:1-12.6, summary decision motions made pursuant to N.J.A.C. 1:1-12.5, and when a motion is expedited pursuant to (f) below, the opposing parties shall file and serve responsive papers no later than 10 days after receiving the moving papers.

(c) The moving party may file and serve further papers responding to any matter raised by the opposing party and shall do so no later than five days after receiving the responsive papers.

(d) All motions in writing shall be decided on the papers unless oral argument is directed by the judge.

(e) With the exception of motions for summary decision under N.J.A.C. 1:1-12.5, motions concerning predominant interest in consolidated cases under N.J.A.C. 1:1-17.6, and motions for emergency relief pursuant to N.J.A.C. 1:1-12.6, all motions shall be decided within 30 days of service of the last permitted response.

(f) A party may request an expedited schedule for disposition of a motion by arranging a telephone conference between the judge and all parties. If the judge agrees to expedite, he or she must establish a schedule for responsive papers, submission and decision.