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Directive
Subject
Section
Municipal Court Judges
Attorneys
Interstate Compact on Juveniles
Family Court
Probation Officers - Designation of Work Hours
Personnel
Opinions - Forms
Personnel
Opinions - Prohibition Against References to Race
Personnel
Per Diem Reporters - Performance (Combined with Directive #34-64)
Personnel
Family - Adoption Records and Opinions
Appellate Court
Remands for New Trials
Criminal Practice
Dissolution Cases - Dismissal of Inactive Cases
Family Court
Appointments of Guardian Ad Litem
Civil Matters
Conflicting Trial Engagements
Attorneys
Post-Trial Matters -Reporting Petitions for Post-Conviction Relief as Reserved Decisions
Criminal Practice
Appeal Procedures
Municipal Court
Per Diem Reporters - Oath of Office (Combined with Directive #45-62)
Personnel
#40-64
Disposition of Municipal Court Matters in Superior Court (Superseded by Directive #04-11)
Criminal Practice
Off Bench Activities - Solemnization of Marriages - Fees
Personnel
Exhibits - Safeguarding Directive
Municipal Court
Storage and Retention of Notes
Personnel
Martindale-Hubbell - Rating Reports
Personnel
Violation of Probation
Criminal Practice
Committee Meetings
Court Administration
Firearms
Civil Matters
Conflict of Interest in Automobile Negligence Cases (See directive #5-71)
Attorneys
Condemnation Commissioners
Attorneys
Assignment of Counsel
Family Court
Death of Attorney of Record
Attorneys
Notification of Dismissal of Appeals
Municipal Court
Court Interpreters - Outside Employment
Personnel
Public Employees - Illegal Strikes
Civil Matters
Mechanics Liens
Civil Matters
Custody of Inmates
Criminal Practice
Trials on Motion Fridays
Attorneys
Court Clerks - Filing
Personnel
Storage and Retention of Notes
Personnel
Court Reporters in Municipal Court
Personnel
Pre-Trial - Search Warrants
Criminal Practice
Court Reporters - Transcripts
Personnel
Presentence Reports (Amended in part)
Criminal Practice
Legal Services - Eligibility Issue
Attorneys
Assignment of Counsel
Municipal Court
Violations Bureau Schedules
Municipal Court
Transfer of Bail - Waiver of Fee
Criminal Practice
Conflicts (see also #1-72 and #15-72)
Personnel
Wage Executions - Objections
Civil Matters
Jury Service by Those Eligible for Unemployment Benefits (see also #21-70)
Vicinage Operations
Commitments for Failure to Pay Fines
Criminal Practice
Public Interest - Expediting of Appeals in the Public Interest
Appellate Court
Indigents - Sheriff's Fees Directive
Family Court
Vacations - Supporting Personnel
Vicinage Operations
Jury Service by Those Eligible for Unemployment Benefits (see also #9-70)
Vicinage Operations
Assignment of Counsel
Municipal Court
Counsel Fees
Family Court
Waiver of Jury
Criminal Practice
Selection and Oaths of Jurors and Public Officials
(see also #5-67)
Vicinage Operations
Lawyer - Legislators
Attorneys
Opinions - Corrections
Personnel
Interest on Judgements
Civil Matters
Conflicts (see also #6-70 and #15-72)
Personnel
Conflicts (see also #6-70 and #1-72)
Personnel
Cash Bail Programs
Criminal Practice
Procedural Guidelines for the Reimbursement to Counties of State Grand Jury Expenses
Vicinage Operations
Transfer of Bail - Procedures
Criminal Practice
Probation Officers - Weapons
Personnel
Court Hours for the Setting of Bail
Criminal Practice
Chancery Motion Days
Vicinage Operations
Local Practice Rules (see also #15-75)
Court Administration
Written Opinions in Rape and Similar Cases
Personnel
Delivery of Presentence Reports and Judgments of Conviction to Custodial Institutions
Criminal Practice
Officers or Trustees
Personnel
Appellate Court Dispositions - Conforming Judgments
Criminal Practice
Local Practice Rules (see also #6-74)
Court Administration
Answering Questionnaires, Giving Interviews
Personnel
Wiretap Tapes (see also #8-82)
Personnel
Docketing Judgements
Civil Matters
Motions - Filing Fees
Criminal Practice
Inmate Legal Associations
Appellate Court
Civil - Transcript at Public Expense
Appellate Court
Criminal - Out of Time Appeal for Indigent Defendants, Notice to Appellate Bar, 100 NJLJ 1208 (1977)
Appellate Court
Committees and Task Forces
Attorneys
Separate Trials of Liability and Damages
Civil Matters
Martindale-Hubbell Listings
Personnel
Use of Prior Convictions
Criminal Practice
Snow Emergencies
Vicinage Operations
Three Judge Resentencing Panel (see also #3-91)
Criminal Practice
Opinions - Standards for Publication
Personnel
Oral Arguments on Motions
Family Court
Sanctions Imposed on Attorneys
Court Administration
Attorneys
Vicinage Operations
Bail - Forfeitures
Criminal Practice
Juvenile - Adoption Information
Family Court
Disposition of Parking Summonses Issued to Persons on Official Business (Superseded in Part by Directive#02-08)
Municipal Court
Admission of Juveniles into County Detention and Shelter Care Facilities (see also #2-81)
Family Court
Special Parts/Panels - Convening Special Parts
Appellate Court
Scheduling of Guardianship Hearings
Family Court
Sentencing - Guidelines for Dismissals Under the Graves Act
Criminal Practice
Evictions - Additional Fees
Civil Matters
Admission of Juveniles into County Detention and Shelter Care Facilities (see also #5-80)
Family Court
#04-81
Reporting Requirements - Involvement in Litigation
(Superseded by Directive #07-11)
Personnel
Employment of Relatives as Law Secretary
Personnel
Retention of Tapes From Sound Recording - Tax Court
Tax Court
Pro Se Applications - Requirements of New Jersey "Attorney of Record"
Attorneys
Schedule for Court Year and Judges' Vacations (Amended by Directive #1-98)
Vicinage Operations
Court Year, Court Terms
Court Administration
Verbatim Reporting of Read Backs
Personnel
Letters of Recommendation
Personnel
Wiretap Tapes (see also#18-75)
Personnel
Action on Cases Involving Possible Indictable Offenses
Municipal Court
Elimination of Street Addresses from Juror Lists
Vicinage Operations
Abuse and Neglect Representation
Family Court
VCCB - Suspended Proceedings
Criminal Practice
Payments to the New Jersey Lawyers Fund for Client Protection (see also #9-87)
Attorneys
Trial Court Budgets - Budget Directive on Trial Court Fiscal Responsibility
Vicinage Operations
Notices to the Bar
Court Administration
Docketing - Uniform Docket Numbers & Statistics for Family Division
Family Court
Disqualification of Judges in Criminal Matters
Personnel
Directive on Statewide DWI Backlog Reduction
Municipal Court
#02-84
Transfer of Cases Between Vicinages
(Superseded by Directive #07-11)
Civil Matters
Case Categories Exempt From CDR
Civil Matters
Interpreters for Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Personnel
Automatic Temporary Suspension of Attorneys Found Guilty of "Serious Crimes" (R.1:20-6(a))
Personnel
Asbestos Litigation
Civil Matters
Judges Testifying at Attorney Ethics Hearing
Personnel
Monthly Statistical Report Filing Procedure - Rule 1:32-1(b)
Municipal Court
Handling of Security Funds
Family Court
Medical Support Guidelines
Family Court
Tax Court Assignments
Tax Court
Standards for Appointing and Selecting Staff Who Interpret in Superior Court (merged with #6-87)
Personnel
Rule 1:33-4 (e) Appointments
Vicinage Operations
Payments to the New Jersey Lawyers Fund for Client Protection (see also #8-83)
Attorneys
Accepting Checks for Bail - Non-Serious Offenses
Municipal Court
#01-88
Plea Forms (Superseded by Directive #7-96) (Amended by #10-97, #4-98 and #2-99)
Monthly Crisis Intervention Unit Report
Family Court
Rotation of Judicial Assignments
Court Administration
Representation and Indemnification of Judges
Personnel
Interest in Alcoholic Beverage Retail License
Personnel
Temporary Child Support Orders
Family Court
Support - Child Support Enforcement Program; Provision of Services in InterstateTitle IV-D
Family Court
Judicial Vacation Carryover
Vicinage Operations
Submission of Grant Proposals to External Funding Sources
Vicinage Operations
#07-89
Plea Forms (Superseded by Directive #7-96) (Amended by #10-97, #4-98 and #2-99)
Municipal
Special Appellate Division Panel for Emergent Environmental Appeals - Directive; Order
Appellate Court
Arbitration Hearings - Adjournments
Civil Matters
Distribution of Alimony and Support
Family Court
Effective Date of Support Order
Family Court
Application by Direct Pay Obligee for Payments Through Probation
Family Court
Law Clerks Notice of Appointment and Interview Record Form
Personnel
Change of Beneficiary of Child Support Orders C Foster Care Cases
Family Court
Guidelines for Microfilming Sealed Records
Court Administration
Disciplinary Committee Members Representing Respondents in Ethics Proceedings
Court Administration
Bar Association Dues - NJSBA Waiver of Section dues by New Jersey State Bar Association
Personnel
#03-90
Plea Forms (Superseded by Directive #7-96) (Amended by #10-97, #4-98 and #2-99)
Municipal
Bar Association Positions
Personnel
Mt. Laurel Cases
Civil Matters
Sound Recording
Vicinage Operations
Supreme Court Guidelines For Still and Television Camera and Audio Coverage of Proceedings in the Courts of New Jersey
Vicinage Operations
Vicinage Table of Organization (Amended by Directive #7-97) (see also #2-00)
Vicinage Operations
Monthly DEDR and VCCB Report Filing Procedure
Municipal Court
Disclosure of Identity of Child Victims in Sexual Assault, Endangering the Welfare, or Child Abuse/Neglect Cases
Family Court
Child Support Case Closure Criteria and Procedures
Family Court
Disbursement of Fine Monies Collected
Criminal Practice
Three Judge Resentencing Panel (see also #1-79)
Criminal Practice
Travel Reimbursement Directive
(Modified in Part by Directive #6-08)
Personnel
Juvenile-Family Crisis and Out-of-Home Placement Petitions
Family Court
Agency Fees
Personnel
Forms - Uniform Defendant Reporting System
Criminal Practice
Income Withholding for Child Support
Family Court
Recall of Retired Judges Under Age Seventy
Personnel
Judiciary Personnel Serving on the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse and Related Committees
Personnel
Civil Case Information Statement
Civil Matters
Supreme Court Policy Governing Municipal Court Administrators and Deputy Administrators Who are Married To or are the Parents or Children of Police Officers
Personnel
Appointment of Pre-Trial Judges
Civil Matters
Appeals from Family Division - Appellate Custody and Terminal System (ACTS)
Appellate Court
Transaction Fee Schedule - Implementation of L. 1992, c.169, In Connection with Sentences of Probation for Offenses Committed On and After February 1, 1993 (Replaced by portions of Directive #04-95)
Criminal Practice
Establishing Standards for Transcriber Certification and Transcriber Board
Personnel
Filming in Courthouses - Agreement with New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission
Vicinage Operations
#04-93
AFDC Cases
(Superseded by Directive #02-11)
Family Court
Docketing Judgments in the Superior Court Clerk's Office
Civil Matters
State Reporting Requirements on Wiretapping
Criminal Practice
Juvenile Runaways from Former Department of Corrections Programs Now Administered by the Department of Human Services
Family Court
#05-94
Plea Forms (Superseded by Directive #7-96) (Amended by #10-97, #4-98 and #2-99)
Municipal
Child Support Health Insurance Orders
Family Court
Recording of Judgments as Statewide Liens - Judgment Recording Fee
Civil Matters
Revised Exemptions from Madden v. Delran Pro Bono Counsel Assignments
Criminal Practice
Transaction Fee Schedule (Replaces Portions of Directive #2-93)
Criminal Practice
Income Withholding for Child Support - Order to Show Cause
Family Court
Mandatory Annual Arbitrator Educational Programs
Civil Matters
Judiciary Guidelines - Alternate Care for the Dependents of Persons Detained as Part of the Judicial Process
Family Court
Domestic Violence Training
Family Court
Procedures to be Followed in Submitting an Opinion for Review to the Committee on Opinions
Personnel
Supreme Court Policy on Gifts and Ceremonies for Retiring Committee Members
Court Administration
Use of Police-type Law Enforcement Badges
Municipal Court
Procedure Governing Requests for Counsel by Criminal Defendants (Pursuant to State v. Tucker, 137 N.J. 259 (1994))
Criminal Practice
#04-96
Interagency Agreement Regarding Forwarding of Presentence Investigation Reports and Orders of Commitment to the Department of Corrections and New Jersey State Parole Board
(Supersedes Directive #7-88 and #12-78)
(Superseded by Directive #11-08)
Criminal Practice
Judges' Attendance at Bar Association and Judges' Association Meetings and Meetings of National Committees or Councils: Use of Vacation Time; Reimbursement of Expenses Incurred by Justices, Judges and Certain Administrative Personnel (Superseded in part by Directive #06-05)
Personnel
Plea Forms (Supersedes Directive #1-88, #7-89, #3-90 and #5-94) (Amended by #10-97, #4-98 and #2-99)
Criminal Practice
Krol Commitments
Criminal Practice
Professionalism Counseling Programs
Attorneys
Additional and Temporary Municipal Court Judges
Municipal Court
Probation Officers' Membership in Law Enforcement Organizations (Fraternal Order of Police [FOP]/Policemen's Benevolent Association [PBA]) (Supersedes Directive #9-94)
Personnel
Structure of Office of Trial Court Administrator - Amending in Part Directive #9-90 ("Vicinage Table of Organization") (see also #2-00)
Vicinage Operations
#09-97
Excusal of Bar Association Officers and Members from Trial Dates (supersedes Directives #3-85 and #5-97)
(Superseded by Directive # 01-08)
Attorneys
Plea Form; Supplemental Plea Form for Thefts of an Automobile or Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle (Amends Directive #7-96; Amended by Directive #4-98 and #2-99)
Criminal Practice
Retired Judges Portraits (Supersedes Directive #6-76)
Vicinage Operations
Reporting Judges' Vacation Schedules (Amending Directive #1-82)
Vicinage Operations
Judgment of Conviction (Supersedes Directive #8-97; Modified by Directive #3-99)
Criminal Practice
Supplemental Plea Form for No Early Release Act Cases; Supplemental Plea Form for Thefts of an Automobile or Unlawful Taking of a Motor Vehicle (Amends Directives #7-96 and #10-97) (Modified by Directive #15-01)
Criminal Practice
Retention of Voir Dire Questionnaires in Capital Cases
Criminal Practice
Procedures for Credit Card and Electronic Payments of Municipal Court Fees and Financial Obligations
Municipal Court
Trial Court Operations During Inclement Weather or Other Emergencies
Vicinage Operations
New Plea Form: Additional Questions for Certain Sexual Offenses Committed on or After December 1, 1998 (Modifies Directives #7-96, #10-97 and #4-98)
Criminal Practice
Judgment of Conviction (Modifies Directive #3-98)
Criminal Practice
Official Court Reporter Transcript Production
Personnel
New Plea Form: Additional Questions for Certain Drug and Weapons Offenses Committed on or After June 24, 1998 (Supplemented by Directive #15-01)
Criminal Practice
#07-99
Disqualification of Judges Charged with or Convicted of DWI Offenses or Domestic Violence Offenses
(Superseded by Directive #04-09)
Personnel
Use of Rule 1:10-1 (Contempt in Presence of Court)
Court Administration
Procedures to be Followed in Handling Applications for Communications Data Warrants and Communications Information Orders (Supersedes Directive #2-98 and #6-99)
Criminal Practice
Parents' Education Act (N.J.S.A. 2A:34-12.1 to 2A:34-12.8)
Family Court
Adoption of 55 Characters Per Line as the New Transcript Standard
Personnel
Structure of Office of Trial Court Administrator -- Vicinage Table of Organization -- Vicinage Information Technology Manager (Amending Directives #9-90 and #7-97)
Vicinage Operations
Providing Appellate Division With Transcripts on Computer Diskettes (Rule 2:5-3(e))
Appellate Court
Wiretap Guidelines (Amended by Directive #11-01)
Criminal Practice
Revised Standards for Community Service Programs
Vicinage Management
Special Civil Part -- Actions in Lieu of Prerogative Writs
Civil Matters
Records Management - Supersedes Directives #7-71; #13-71; #3-76; #19-79 and #6-80
(Modified in part by Directive #06-09) (Modified in part by Directive #08-13) (Supplemented and Modified in Part by Dir. 06-14)
Court Administration
#04-01
Management Practices for Administering Timely and Effective Service of Process in the Special Civil Part -
Supersedes Directive #2-82
Superseded by #02-07
Civil Matters
#05-01

Service of Initial Process -- Special Civil Part -
(Supersedes Directive #3-82)
(Superceded by Directive #7-13)

Civil Matters
#06-01 Service of Post-Judgement Process -- Special Civil Part
Civil Matters
#07-01 Auditing and Record-Keeping Procedures for Special Civil Part Officers - (Supersedes Directive #4-82)
Civil Matters
#08-01
Judges' Absences from the Workplace - Reporting Policy (Superseded by Directive #02-13)
Personnel
Municipal Court Comprehensive Enforcement Program Guidelines
Municipal Court
Termination of Parental Rights Cases - Advisory Notice Regarding Public Defender Representation at the Conclusion of the Proceeding/Appeal (N.J.S.A. 30:4C-15.4; R. 2:7-2)
Family Court
Wiretap Guidelines - Amendment Regarding Orders to Seal (Amending Directive #4-00)
Criminal Practice
Recall Judge Policy
Personnel
Proof of Service of Post-judgment Papers (Supersedes Directive #11-80)
Civil Matters
Operational Standards for Telephone Interpreting
Vicinage Operations
Criminal - Revised and New Plea Forms
(Modifies Directive #4-98: Supplements Directive #5-99
Criminal Practice
#16-01
Family - Domestic Violence Hearing Officer Program Standards
(Supplemented by Directive #2-06) (Superseded by Directive #09-10)
Family Court
Family - Standards for Child Custody and Parenting Time Investigation Reports
Family Court
Manual for Operation of Adult Drug Courts in New Jersey (Modified by Directive #14-04)
Criminal Practice
Amendments to the Procedures for Enforcement of Corporate Surety Bail Forfeitures, Judgments and Breaches of Recognizance (Supersedes Directive #7-00)
Criminal Practice
Municipal Court
#04-02

Criminal - Plea Forms and Judgments of Conviction
(Supersedes Directives #15-01, 5-99, 3-99, 2-99, 4-98, 3-98, 10-97 and 7-96)
(Superseded by Directive #14-08)

Criminal Practice
Criminal - Pretrial Memorandum (R. 3:9-1); Written Acknowledgement (R. 3:16)
Criminal Practice
Pro Hac Vice Admissions (R.1:21-2) - Submission of Copy of Order to the Lawyer's Fund for Client Protection
Attorneys
#07-02
Out-of-State Custody/Parenting Time/Visitation Orders - Procedures for Filing and Enforcement
Family Court
Supreme Court's Determination Regarding Former Judges Seeking Non-Judicial Judiciary Employment
Personnel
Staffing Models
Court Administration
#03-03
Service of Post-Judgment Process - Special Civil Part (Supersedes Directive #06-01)
(Superceded by Directive #7-13)
Civil Matters
#04-03
Financial Examination and Record-Keeping Procedures for Special Civil Part Officers
(Supersedes Directive #07-01)
(Superceded by Directive #7-13)
Civil Matters
Placing Defendants Under Oath for Plea Colloquy
Criminal Practice
Implementation of Criminal Division Court Event Forms
Criminal Practice
#06-03
Supplement
Arraignment/Status Conference Order – Revision to Address State v. Nuñez-Valdẽz
(Supplements Directive 6-03)
Criminal Practice
#06-03
Supplement
Arraignment/Status Conference Order - Revision to Address Drug Court (Supplements Directive 6-03). Criminal Practice
Amendments to Stalking Law - Procedures for Complaints Filed by Parents/Guardians Seeking Temporary Restraining Orders
Family Court
Juvenile Violation of Probation Policy and Protocol for Completion of Reports for the Court
Family Court
Juvenile Violation of Probation Policy -(a) Clarification Regarding Venue for Violation Hearings, (b) Omitted Language (Supplements Directive #8-03)
Family Court
Revised Guidelines on Cameras in the Courts
Vicinage Operations
#11-03
Mass Torts - Guidelines and Criteria for Designation
(Superseded by Directive #10-07) (Superseded by Directive #07-09)
Civil Matters
#12-03
Plea Forms and Judgments of Conviction
(Modifies Directive #04-02)
(Superseded by Directive #14-08)
Criminal Practice
#13-03
Bail Forfeitures - (1) Judiciary Corporate Surety Bail Forfeiture and Judgment Protocol; (2) Joined Warrant and Order of Forfeiture; (3) Consent Order; (4) Remittitur Guidelines
Superseded by Directive #13-04
Criminal Practice
Writs for the Production of State Adult Inmates and Juveniles
(Supersedes #6-00)
Criminal Practice, Family Court
#02-04
Use of Warrants and Incarceration in the Enforcement of Child Support Orders (Supersedes #10-95) (Superseded by Directive #18-06) (Superseded by Directive #15-08)
Family Court
Interpreting Standards (see Supplements Directive #13-04) (see Supplements to Directive #13-04 [5.25.04]) (see Supplements to Directive #13-04 [3.20.09])
Vicinage Operations
Interpreting Standards - Standard 3.1 (Interpreter's Oath) (Supplements Directive #3-04) (also see Supplement to Directive #3-04 [3.20.09])
Vicinage Operations
Clarification of Providing Interpreters for Court-Ordered Events Outside the Courthouse (Supplements Directive #3-04) (also see Supplement to Directive #3-04 [5.25.04])
Vicinage Operations
Protocol to Implement L. 2003, c. 301 - Referrals to DYFS (a) In Cases Involving the Care of Minor Children of Persons Being Incarcerated; (b) In Cases Involving Persons Convicted of Certain Enumerated Offenses Where Victim Was Under Age 18
Criminal Practice
Judiciary EEO Complaint Procedures Manual
Vicinage Operations
Statewide Adjournment Procedure for Civil Trials and Arbitrations
Civil Matters
#07-04
Guidelines on the Practice of Law by Retired Judges (Revised)(Supersedes Directive #2-97)
(Superseded by Directive #05-08)
Personnel
Entering Dispositions with Respect to Juveniles Held in a Detention Center
Family Court
Procedures for Termination of Domestic Partnerships
Family Court
Requirement to Review a Defendant's "Certified Driver Abstract" Prior to Sentencing for Driving While Intoxicated and Other Motor Vehicle Offenses With Graduated Penalties
Municipal Court
Child Support Obligee Address Change Procedures
Family Court
#12-04
Ratings of Law Schools - US News & World Report
(Superseded by Directive #18-08)
Personnel
Revision to Forms and Procedures Governing Bail and Bail Forfeitures (Supersedes Directive #13-03) (See Supplement to Directive Directive #13-04 [10.9.07]) (See Supplement to Directive #13-04 [10.22.08]) (See Supplement to Directive #13-04 [11.12.08])
Criminal Practice
Revised Bail Remittitur Guidelines (Supplements Directive #13-04) (See also Supplement to Directive #13-04 [10-22-08]) (See also Supplement to Directive #13-04 [11-12-08])
Criminal Practice
"Bail -- (1) Revised Judiciary Corporate Surety Bail Forfeiture and Judgment Protocol (Superior Court); (2) Judiciary Cash Bail (Supplements Directive #13-04) (See Supplement to Directive #13-04 [10.9.07]) (See Supplement to Directive #13-04 [11.12.08])
Criminal, Municipal
'Bail -- Further Revised Remittitur Guidelines' (Supplement to Directive #13-04) (See Supplement to Directive #13-04 [10.9.07]) (See Supplement to Directive #13-04 [10-22-08])
Criminal, Municipal
Drug Court Transfer Policy
(Amends Directive #2-02)
Criminal Practice
Sentencing in Gambling Cases
(Supersedes #8-65)
Criminal Practice
Fee Increase – Service by Mail in the Special Civil Part
Civil Matters
Intercounty Child Support Case Management Policy
(Supersedes Directive #8-90)
Family Court
Judiciary Volunteer Services Program Standards - Promulgation; Request for Implementation Report
Vicinage Operations
Judicial Reporting of Attorney Misconduct
(Supersedes Directive #7-67)
Attorneys
Judges' Attendance at Meetings of National Judicial Associations Directive #6-05
(Supersedes in Part Directive #6-96)
Personnel
Procedures on Aerosol Defensive Devices - Training and Policies for Use by Judiciary Staff
(Supersedes Directive #2-95)
Personnel
Post-Conviction Relief (PCR) Database
Criminal Practice
Bail Schedules and Policies to Improve Bail Practices
Criminal Practice
Municipal Court

#09-05 Supplement

Bail Schedules and Policies to Improve Bail Practices
(Supersedes Supplement dated May 26, 2006)

Criminal Practice
Municipal Court

#09-05 Supplement
Revised Statewide Bail Schedules
(Supersedes Supplement dated May 26, 2006 and Supplement dated October 10, 2007)
Criminal Practice
Municipal Court
#09-05
Supplement
Revised Statewide Bail Schedules
(Supersedes Previous Supplements to Directive 09-05 dated May 26, 2006, October 10, 2007 and May 12, 2009)
Criminal Practice
Municipal Court
#10-05
Special Civil Part Officers — Limited Liability Companies and Corporations
(Superceded by Directive #7-13)
Personnel
Civil Matters
Vicinage Operations
Reserved Matters
(Supersedes Directive #21-68)
Court Administration
Vicinage Operations
Civil Matters
Family Court
Procedures for Resolving Attorneys' Civil Trial Scheduling Conflicts (Supersedes Directive #6-94)
Civil Matters
#13-05
Directive #13-05 13-05 Plea Forms
(Supplements Directive #13-05 Correcting One Form)
(Superseded by Directive #14-08)
Criminal Practice
Standardized Pretrial Intervention Program (PTI) Forms (See Supplement to Directive #14-05)
Criminal Practice
Standardized Pretrial Intervention Program (PTI) Forms (Supplements Directive #14-05)
Criminal Practice
#15-05
Judiciary Open Records: Policies and Procedures for Access to Case Related Court records - Staff Guidelines (Supplemented by Directive #8-07) (Superseded by Directive #3-11)
Civil, Family, General Equity
#15-05 Supplement
Fees for Copies of Judiciary Records Provided to the Public and Waiver of Fees for Government Agencies (Supplements Directive #15-05) (Superseded by Directive #3-11)
Civil, Family, General Equity
Orders to Show Cause as Original Process -- Model Forms for Use in Civil, Family, General Equity, and Special Civil (PDF)
(Supplemented by Directive #8-08)
Civil, Family, General Equity, and Special Civil
Aerosol Defensive Devices - Inclusion of Certain Family Division Probation Officers Under Policy
Family, Probation
#01-06
Revised Uniform Defendant Reporting System (Superseded by Dir #03-13)
Criminal
#02-06
Standards for Backup Domestic Violence Hearing Officers (Supplements Directive #16-01) (Superseded by Directive #9-10)
Family
IT Security Policy
(Supersedes Directives #6-98, #7-98)
Personnel
Prosecutor's Role in Violation of Probation (VOP) Proceedings (Supersedes Directives #9-75 and #11-76)
Criminal, Probation and Family
Appellate Division Decisions and Conforming Judgments
Appellate, Criminal Matters
#06-06
Standard Grand Jury Charge - For Statewide Use (Superseded by Directive #12-06)
Criminal Matters
Adoptions and Background Checks
Family
#08-06
Changes in Staffing Models -- Results of Quadrennial Review
(Supplemented by Directive #06-07) (Superseded by Directive #05-09) (Superseded by Directive #8-10)
Personnel, Vicinage Operations
Probation Collections -- Standards Regarding Accepting Payments at Probation Offices
Court Administration
#10-06
New Form - "Appeal Rights Form" as Required by State v. Molina) (Superseded by Directive #20-06) (Superseded by Directive #03-10)
#10-06 Supplement
'Appeal Rights Form' Spanish (Superseded by Directive #20-06) (Superseded by Directive #03-10)
Appellate, Criminal
"New Criminal Form -- Recordation of Custodial Interrogations Reporting Form
Criminal
Standard Grand Jury Charge
(Supersedes Directive #6-06)
Criminal
#13-06
Special Civil Part Officers -- Fees for Evictions
(Superceded by Directive #7-13)
Civil
Vicinage Operations
Court Administration
Probation Field Supervision and Safety Standards
Probation
Statewide Municipal Court Security Policy
Municipal
Child Support Enforcement -- Calculation of Interest on Child Support Judgments
Family
Adoptions -- (1) Agency Investigations in Stepparent Adoptions; (2) Timing of Background Checks in All Adoptions
(Modified by Directive #06-11)
Family
#18-06
Use of Warrants and Incarceration in the Enforcement of Child Support Orders
(Supersedes Directive #2-04)
(Superseded by Directive #15-08)
Family, Probation
Judiciary Volunteers -- (1) Code of Conduct, (2) Litigation Reporting Policy
Personnel
#20-06
Criminal -- Appeal Rights Form and Appeal Rights Colloquy
(Supersedes Directive #10-06)
(Superseded by Directive #03-10)
Criminal
Approved Jury Selection Standards, Including Model Voir Dire Questions
Civil, Criminal and Administration
#22-06
New Criminal Form -- Recordation of Custodial Interrogations Reporting Form(Supersedes Directive #11-06) (See Directive #22-06 Rescinded)
Criminal
Recordation of Custodial Interrogation – Conclusion of Monitoring of Compliance
(Rescinds Directive #22-06)
Criminal
Grand Jury Standards -- Implementation and Questionnaire
Civil
Statewide Program for Mediation of Economic Aspects of Family Actions -- Program Guidelines; Form Referral Order; Mediation Case Information Statement
Family
#02-07

Special Civil Part -- Management Practices for Administering Timely and Effective Service of Process
(Supersedes Directive #4-01)
(Supplemented by Directive #02-07 Supplement)
(Superceded by Directive #7-13)

Civil
#02-07
Supplement
Special Civil Part Post-Judgment Collection Workshop
(Supplements Directive #02-07)
(Superceded by Directive #7-13)
Civil
Standard Conditions of Adult Probation -- Revised Form
Criminal Practice, Municipal Court, Probation
Jury Selection -- Model Voir Dire Questions Promulgated by Directive #21-06 -- Revised Procedures and Questions
(Supplements and Modifies Directive #21-06)
Civil, Criminal Practice, Court Administration
Family/Juvenile -- Functional Equivalent to Juvenile Pre-Disposition Report (PDR) – Standardized Form
Family
#06-07
Staffing Models -- Revised Civil Division Model (Supplements Directive #8-06) (Superseded by Directive #05-09) (Superseded by Directive #08-10)
Civil, Vicinage Operation
Post-Conviction Applications on Indictable Offenses -- New Form Order
Criminal, Appellate
Public Access to Surrogates' Judiciary Records
Civil, Family, General Equity
Family -- Updated Procedures for Filing and Enforcement of Out-of-State ('Foreign') Custody/Parenting/Visitation Orders
(Supersedes Directive # 7-02)
Family, Court Administration
#10-07
Mass Torts -- Revised Guidelines and Criteria for Designation
(Supersedes Directive #11-03)
(Superseded by Directive #07-09)
Civil
Protocol on Arrestee's Immigration Status Information
Excusal of Bar Association Officers, Trustees, and Members from Trial Dates to Attend Bar Association Meetings
(Supersedes Directive # 9-97)
Attorneys, Administration

Procedures for the Dismissal of Municipal Court Complaints and Voiding Uniform Traffic Tickets and Special Forms of Complaint (Supersedes Directive #21-79 in Part)

Municipal
Municipal Court Employees Reporting Involvement in Municipal Court Cases and Criminal/Quasi-Criminal Matters -- Policy Statement
Municipal
#04-08
Municipal Court Judges Reporting Family Involvement in Municipal Court Cases -- Policy Statement
(Superseded by Directive #07-11)
Municipal, Personnel
Guidelines on the Practice of Law by Retired Judges -- Re issuance (with One Revision) (Supersedes Directive #7-04)
Administration, Personnel
Clarifying Amendments to Judiciary Travel Reimbursement Policy as Promulgated by Directive #4-91 (Modifies Directive 4-91 in Part)
Personnel
Probation -- Adult Violation of Probation (VOP) Guidelines and Procedures
Probation
Orders to Show Cause as Original Process -- Model Probate Part Order to Show Cause (Supplements Directive #16-05)
Civil, Family, General Equity, and Special Civil
Revised Model “Friendly Settlement” Judgment – Settlements
on Behalf of Minors
Civil
Model Order for Scheduling Hearing for Guardianship of Alleged Incapacitated Person
Civil
Interagency Agreement (Judiciary, Department of Corrections, State Parole Board) on the Processing of PSI Reports, Judgments of Conviction, and VOP Summary Reports
(Supersedes Directive #4-96 )
Criminal
Probation Child Support Enforcement -- Diligent Efforts Protocol
Family
Probation
Certification Application for Appointment of a Private Prosecutor
(Supersedes a portion of Directive #13-05)
Criminal
Criminal Plea Forms and Judgment of Conviction
(Supersedes Directives #4-02, 12-03, and 13-05)
(Supplemented by Directive #08-09 and #05-11 and #4-12 and 06-13)
Criminal
Use of Warrants and Incarceration in the Enforcement of Child Support Orders (Supersedes Directive #18-06)
Family, Probation
#16-08
Expungements -- Deleting Records in the Criminal Case Management Database (Superseded by Directive #2-12)
Criminal, Vicinage Management
Policy on the Appointment of Judges' Relatives to Judiciary Positions (Judiciary Anti-Nepotism Policy)
Court Administration, Personnel, Vicinage Operations
Ratings of Law Schools -- US News & World Report
(Supersedes Directive #12-04)
Personnel
Juvenile Delinquency and Domestic Violence Appeal Rights Forms and Colloquies (Supplement to Directive #01-09)
Family
Juvenile Delinquency and Domestic Violence Appeal Rights Forms and Colloquies -- Corrections to Two Attachments
(Supplements Directive #01-09)
Family
Election-Related Applications -- Filing Fees, Docket Numbers, Records
Civil Matters
Court Administration
Co-occurring Child Abuse and Domestic Violence -- Operational Guidance

Family
Vicinage Operations

Disqualification of Judges Charged with or Convicted of DWI Offenses or Domestic Violence Offenses
(Supersedes Directive #07-99 )

Court Administration
Personnel
Vicinage Operations

#05-09
Changes in Staffing Models -- Results of Staffing Models Working Group Review of Staffing Models
(Supersedes Directive #08-06 and #06-07) (Superseded by Directive #08-10)
Court Administration
Vicinage Operations
Reduction of Records Retention Period for Child Support Enforcement Records as Promulgated by (Modifying in part Directive #03-01)
Court Administration
#07-09
Revised Mass Tort Guidelines
(Supersedes Directive #10-07) (Superseded by Directive #08-12)
Civil
Criminal Plea Forms -- Amendments to Two Forms (Supplements Directive #14-08) (Supplemented by Directive #05-11) (Supplemented by Directive #04-12)
Criminal
Judiciary Policy on the Conscientious Employee Protection Act ('CEPA')
Court Administration
Personnel
Juvenile Complaint Form, Amended-- Addition of Degree of Offense
Family
Amended Juvenile Complaint Form -- Deletion of the Word "Oriental" from Listed Race Categories (Supplement to Directive #10-09) Family
Child Welfare Mediation Program Procedures Manual -- Statewide Implementation
Family
Nicole's Law
Criminal
Family
Municipal
Implementation of L. 2009, c. 317, Authorizing Municipal Courts to Provide Payment Alternatives
Municipal
Amended Form -- Notice of Appeal Rights and Time to File a Petition for Post-Conviction Relief and Colloquy
(Supersedes Directive #20-06 ) (superseded by dir. #05-14)
Criminal
Better Protection for Children -- Improved Oversight of Abused and Neglected Children in Foster Care; Role of CPR Boards
Court Administration
Family
Closed Proceedings and Sealed Records - Requirement to Submit Reports (See Supplement to Directive #5-10)
Court Administration
#05-10
Supplement
'Closed Proceedings and Sealed Records - Requirement to Submit Reports' - Supplemental Instructions (Supplements Directive #05-10)
Court Administration
New Jersey Judiciary Procedures for Appealing a Denial of Public Access to a Court Record or Administrative Record - Rule 1:38-10(b)
Court Administration
Digital Audio Recording System (CourtSmart) - Access to Backup Recordings (See Supplement to Directive #07-10)
Court Administration
Digital Audio Recording System - Access to Backup Recordings - Request Form (Supplements Directive #07-10)
Court Administration
Updated Staffing Models Effective July 1, 2010 - Incorporation of "Special Programs"
(Supersedes Directive #8-06)
(Supersedes Directive #05-09)
(Superseded by July 12, 2013 AJ Memo from Judge Grant)
Court Administration
Vicinage Operations
Domestic Violence Hearing Officer Program Standards
(Supersedes Directives #16-01 and #02-06)
Family
Mandated Questions for Certain Sexual Offenses for Use with Juvenile Plea Agreement
Family
Post-Disposition Restitution Procedures in Juvenile Matters
Family
Change of Beneficiary of Child Support Orders in TANF Cases
(Supersedes Directive #4-93)
Family
Procedures for Providing Public Access to Court Records and Administrative Records Pursuant to Rule 1:38
(Supersedes Directive #15-05)

Civil
Family
General Equity

Disposition of Municipal Court Matters in the Superior Court and Notification to Municipal Court
(Supersedes Directive #40-64)
Criminal
Criminal Plea Form - Question Regarding the Immigration Consequences of a Guilty Plea (Supplements Directive #14-08 and #08-09) (Supplemented by Directive #04-12)
Criminal
Court Policies on Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption Matters; Rule Amendments - Effective September 1, 2011
(Modifies Directive #17-06)
Family
Judges Reporting Personal or Family Involvement in Litigation and Resulting Changes of Venue and Transfer of Cases - Policy Statement
(Supersedes Directives #4-81, #2-84, #4-08)
Civil Matters
Municipal
Personnel
Tax Court
Non-Dissolution Matters (FD Docket) - Revised Procedures (See Supplements to Directive #8-11)
Family
Family - Non-Dissolution Matters - Revised Procedures & Forms Regarding Applications to Modify a Court Order and Applications for Emergent Hearing (Supplements Directive #08-11)
Family
Informing Municipal Court Defendants of the Immigration Consequences of Guilty Pleas
Municipal
Criminal
#01-12 Records Retention Schedules - New (Ombudsman); Revised (Jury, Tax Court, EEO/AA, Professional Services) (Modified Directive #3-01 in Part)
Administration
Tax

Expungements – Deleting Records in the Criminal Case Management Database and the Judgment of Conviction Database (Supersedes Directive #16-08)

Criminal
Fingerprinting of Employees with Access to Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)
Administration
Criminal - Judgment of Conviction - Amendments to JOC Form to Incorporate Certain Statutory Penalties (Supplements and Modifies Directive #14-08, #08-09 and #05-11)
Criminal
#05-12 Operational Guidelines for the Hospital-to-Court/Safe-House-to-Court Assistance Project Family
Vicinage Operations
#06-12 Family - Revised CIC Standards; Amended Rules of Court and Revised Appellate Division Administrative Protocol to Assist the Trial and Appellate Division Administrative to Process Termination of Parental Rights Matters Effectively Family
#06-12
Supplement
Delayed Effective Date (to November 5) for Rule Amendments and Revised Forms Relating to Termination of Parental Rights (TPR) Matters (Supplements Directive #06-12) Family
#07-12 Model Questions for the Selection of Grand Jurors Criminal
Vicinage Operations
#08-12 Multicounty Litigation Guidelines (Formerly 'Mass Tort Guidelines') (Supersedes Directive #07-09) Civil
Vicinage Operations
#09-12 Judges Writing Letters of Recommendation for Law Clerks Vicinage Operations
Personnel
#01-13 Waiver of First Appearance For Indictable Offenses - Rule 3:4-2(e) Protocol and Form Criminal
Court Administration
#02-13 Judges Absences from the Workplace -- Reporting Policy (Supersedes Directive #8-01)  
#03-13 Revised Uniform Defendant Reporting System (Supersedes Dir #1-06) Criminal
Court Admin
#04-13 Child Placement Review Program - Revised Standards Family
#05-13  Revised Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program Standards Family
#06-13 Criminal Plea Forms – Update (Modifies Directive #14-08) Criminal
#07-13 Special Civil Part Officers – Revised Policies
(Supercedes Directives #5-01, #3-03, #4-03 and Implementing Memorandum of 2/11/10, #10-05, #13-06, #2-07 and the Revised Protocol for the Recruitment and Appointment of Special Civil Part Officers dated 8/6/07)

Court Administration
Civil Matters Vicinage Operations

#07-13
Supplement
Special Civil Part Officers - Bond and Insurance Coverage (Supplement to Dir. #07-13) Court Administration
Civil Matters Vicinage Operations
#07-13
Supplement

Special Civil Part Officers – Annual Financial Examination Standardized Format; Minimum Content Requirement (Supplement to Dir. #07-13)

Court Administration
Civil Matters Vicinage Operations
#08-13 Revision to Records Retention Schedule - Supreme Court (Modifies Directive #03-01 in Part) Court Administration
#01-14 Electronic Records Management Guidelines Court Administration
#02-14 Probation/Family - Enforcement of Child Support- (1) Revised "Order
for Relief to Litigant - Enforcement of Litigants Rights" and (2) Hearing
to Determine Ability to Comply with Current Child Support Obligation (modifies dir. #15-08)
Family
Vicinage
#02-14
Supplement
Probation/Family – Enforcement of Child Support – Revised Order for Relief to Litigants – Enforcement of Litigants Rights (CN 11213) (Supplement to Dir. #02-14) Family
Vicinage
#03-14 Criminal - Waiver of Jury Trial Form Criminal
#04-14 Criminal Plea Forms – Revisions to Three Forms (Modifies Dir. #14-08 and #06-13) Criminal
#05-14 Amended Form - Notice of Appeal rights and time to file a petition for post-conviction relief and colloquy (supersedes Dir. #03-10) Criminal
#06-14 (A) Records Retention Schedules- New (Judiciary Volunteer Programs) and
Revised (Financial Records; Legal Counsel to the Administrative Director;
Appellate Division; Purchase and Property)
(B) Judiciary Request and Authorization for Records Disposal Form -Revised (Supplements and Modifies in Part Dir. #03-01)
Court Administration
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