NJ Bankruptcy Court

NJ Bankruptcy Court

What is bankruptcy court? 

Federal courts have exclusive jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases which means that a bankruptcy case cannot be filed in a state court. Cases are filed under the three main chapters of the Bankruptcy Code Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13.  In New Jersey, in the Northern New Jersey area, the client go to the bankruptcy court in Newark.

Bankruptcy Court Procedure:

Proceedings in a bankruptcy courts are governed by the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. The bankruptcy rules of procedure  incorporate the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which govern litigation in other federal courts. Litigation in bankruptcy courts is quite similar to litigation in federal district courts

Bankruptcy courts in New Jersey:

United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey are located in Newark, Trenton, and Camden.

Their addresses are:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building
50 Walnut Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone (973) 645-4764

Clarkson S. Fisher US Courthouse
402 East State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608
Phone (609) 858-9333

U.S. Post Office and Courthouse
401 Market Street
Camden, NJ 08101
Phone (856) 361-2300


For More information about bankruptcy court and bankruptcy please contact our office at (201) 880-5563 for a confidential consultation. 

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