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Chronological Table of Directives - 2007 to Present

Directive
Subject
Section
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(Superceded by Directive #7-13)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(Superceded by Directive #7-13)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Staffing Models -- Revised Civil Division Model (Supplements Directive #8-06) (Superseded by Directive #05-09) (Superseded by Directive #08-10)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(Superseded by Directive #07-09)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(Superseded by Directive #07-11)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) (Superseded by Directive #01-15 and the supplements to that directive)

Court Administration
Civil Matters Vicinage Operations

#07-13
Supplement
Special Civil Part Officers - Bond and Insurance Coverage (Supplement to Dir. #07-13) (Superseded by Directive #01-15 and the supplements to that directive) 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)
(Superseded by Directive #01-15 and the supplements to that directive)

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
#07-14 Special Civil Part (DC) Motions- Exemptions from Motion Fee Set by R. 1:43 Civil
#08-14 Promulgation of Supreme Court Guidelines on Electronic Devices in the
Courtroom- Effective February 2, 2015
Municipal
#08-14
Supplemental
Supplement to Directive #08-14 -- Supreme Court Guidelines on Electronic Devices in the Courtroom – Effective February 2, 2015 Except for the Provision Requiring Completing and Retaining the Form Agreement for the Use of Electronic Devices Municipal
#09-14 Surety Bond Registry; Revised Bail Program Registration Form Court Administration
Vicinage Operations
Criminal
Municipal
#01-15 Special Civil Part Officers – Policies and Procedures Vic Operations
Civil
Personnel
#02-15 Limitations on Judges Attending State of the City, County, or State Address Court Admin.
Municipal
Vic Operations
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