Judiciary Electronic Filing System (JEFIS)
Notice To Current JEFIS E-FilersEffective November 5, 2014, the New Jersey Judiciary is implementing mandatory registration to the Single Sign-On (SSO) System. Additionally, security measures for SSO called “Step-up Authentication” will be implemented on the same day. If you have not previously registered with Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection using your attorney ID (Bar Identification Number), you must do so by the close of business on November 4, 2014 in order to avoid any disruption to your electronic filing.
To register for SSO with the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection or if you do not remember your SSO password, please contact (855) 533-3863 (select option #2 and remain on the line for assistance). For your protection, passwords will not be provided to anyone other than the attorney of record. Once you have your password, login at: https://njcourts.judiciary.state.nj.us/web14/sso to select your security questions and answers.
If you have any questions regarding the information provided, please send your questions to PublicAccess.Mailbox@judiciary.state.nj.us
JEFIS is the Judiciary’s electronic filing and imaging system. It allows participating attorneys to file documents with the New Jersey courts electronically through the Internet. Implementation of electronic filing with the courts is being developed one docket type at at time. As electronic filing becomes available for different docket types, they will be added to the list below. Currently, JEFIS can only be used to file documents pertaining to the following case types:
- Special Civil Part cases with DC docket numbers*
- Foreclosure Actions
*Please note that electronic filing for DC JEFIS is mandatory for certain attorneys/law firms. Please click on JEFIS Information for Special Civil Part Case Filings below to review the Supreme Court Order.
JEFIS is designed to streamline court processes and further the creation of a paperless court in the State of New Jersey. Attorneys who participate in the JEFIS program gain additional benefits:
- Reduced postal fees and paper expenditures related to filing court documents
- Faster response time in processing documents by court staff
- Free access to the Automated Case Management System—Public Access (ACMS-PA) application
- Access to JEFIS electronic case jackets
- Electronic access to collateral accounts
The Superior Court Clerk’s Office serves as the administrator of the JEFIS registration process.
Information relating to the JEFIS program for both Special Civil Part case filings and Foreclosure case filings is available for viewing and downloading from this website. For instructions and materials on registering for the JEFIS program, click on the Registration link below. Informational materials necessary for using and implementing the JEFIS system for each docket type, including user manuals, technical specifications, and court rules/orders related to JEFIS implementation can be found by clicking on the link pertaining to each docket type below.
- JEFIS Registration
- JEFIS Information for Special Civil Part DC
- JEFIS Information for Foreclosure Actions
- JEFIS UPDATES — January 15, 2015 – Foreclosure filing practices in Superior Court; courtesy copies of filed motions for identified judges.
Click here for Notice to the Bar.
Click here to access the courtesy copy Judicial Preferences List.
- Monthly Training: If you are interested in attending our monthly JEFIS e-filing training classes, which are held on the second Wednesday of every month, please contact the Judiciary Problem Reporting Desk at (609) 633-2275 or (800) 343-7002.
- Training Videos
Foreclosure Complaint: Version 1 - To File Residential Foreclosures
Foreclosure Motion Filing Process
For questions concerning the registration process or information contained in the Attorney Manual, please contact (609) 421-6100. For technical problems, contact the New Jersey Judiciary Problem Reporting Desk at (609) 633-2275 or (800) 343-7002 .