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Directions to the Union County Courthouse

2 Broad Street (at Rahway Avenue)
Elizabeth, New Jersey 07207

From NJ Turnpike 

(Approximate distance: 1.7 miles)
Get off at Exit 13. Follow signs to NJ 439 (Bayway Avenue). Come off ramp, stay on Bayway Avenue. At the fourth light, turn right onto South Broad Street. Follow South Broad Street one mile. The Courthouse will be on your left.


From Garden State Parkway

(Approximate distance: 3.5 miles)
Get off at Exit 140. Follow signs saying Elizabeth - NJ 82 East, (NJ 82 is also known as Morris Avenue. Turn right onto Morris Avenue. Follow Morris Avenue to the end in Elizabeth - approximately 3 miles to the end, turn left - then right under the railroad overpass onto Broad Street. Follow Broad Street for approximately ½ mile. At the fourth traffic signal the Courthouse will be on your right.

U.S. 1 & 9 from the North

(Approximate distance: 2 3/4 miles)
Take U.S. 1 & 9 South past Newark International Airport into Elizabeth. Follow U.S. 1 & 9 for approximately 2 miles. After going under the railroad overpass, keep right for approximately ½ mile. Take the exit ramp immediately before crossing the Elizabeth River Bridge (viaduct). At the stop sign, turn right onto Elizabeth Avenue. From the turn onto Elizabeth Avenue, it is approximately 3/8 mile to the Courthouse.


U.S. 1 & 9 from the South 

(Approximate distance: 2 ½ miles)
Follow U.S. 1 & 9 North through Linden past the I-278 turnoff. Stay on U.S. 1 & 9 for 1 ½ miles past I-278. Keep right. Follow the ramp off the highway to Pearl Street. Turn left onto Pearl Street. Follow Pearl Street approximately 3/4 of a mile to South Broad Street. Turn right onto South Broad Street. Follow South Broad Street one block North, approximately 1/4 of a mile.

U.S. 22 from the West 

(Approximate distance 3 ½ miles)
Follow U.S. 22 into Union Township past the center islands that is between the eastbound and westbound roadways. Follow U.S. 22 for about one more mile. Turn right onto (NJ 82) Morris Avenue to Elizabeth. Follow Morris Avenue to the dead end at the railroad overpass in Elizabeth - approximately 3 miles. Turn left then right onto Broad Street. Follow Broad Street to the fourth traffic signal - approximately ½ mile.

From Rt. 78 West 

(Approximate distance: 6 ½ miles)
Take Rt 78 East to the Union-Springfield exit. Turn left onto Morris Avenue (NJ 82). Follow the signs - approximately 6 miles. Stay on Morris Avenue to the end at the Railroad overpass in Elizabeth. Turn left, then right onto Broad Street. Follow Broad Street for ½ mile to the fourth traffic signal.

There is metered parking throughout the area. Metered lots are on Dickinson Street, Caldwell Place, Elizabethtown Plaza and Elizabeth Avenue. All are a short walk to the Courthouse. Jury parking is available in the garage at the corner of Dickinson Street and Jefferson Avenue.


Office Building Directory

Trial Court Facilities in Union County

In the Vicinage of Union County, the Law and Chancery Divisions of the Superior Court are located in the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The court complex is comprised of three buildings in downtown Elizabeth. Main Courthouse is located at 2 Broad Street at the corner of Rahway Avenue. Courthouse Annex Building is located just behind the Main Courthouse on Elizabethtown Plaza. Albender Building is located at 1143-1145 East Jersey Street. This is approximately three blocks from the Main Courthouse. (See map)

Assignment Clerk - Civil Main Courthouse 1st Floor
Assignment Clerk - Criminal Courthouse 5th Floor
Assignment Clerk - Family Courthouse Annex 2nd Floor
Assignment Clerk - Matrimonial Courthouse Annex 1st Floor
Child Placement Review Board Albender Building 2nd Floor
Civil Arbitration Albender Building 2nd Floor
Court Administrator Main Courthouse 15th Floor
Court Reporters Main Courthouse 3rd Floor
Family Part Hearing Officer Albender Building 1st Floor
Grand Jury Old Annex 6th Floor
Jury Management Main Courthouse 2nd Floor
Law Library Courthouse Annex Basement
Matrimonial, Early Settlement Albender Building 2nd Floor
Motion Clerk - Civil Main Courthouse 1st Floor
Motion Clerk - Criminal Courthouse 5th Floor
Motion Clerk - Family Courthouse Annex 2nd Floor
Municipal Division Main Courthouse 3rd Floor
Pre-sentence Unit Albender Building 1st Floor
Pre-trial Intervent Albender Building 3rd Floor
Probation Dept. Albender Building 3rd -10th Floors
Special Civil Part Main Courthouse 3rd Floor, rear
Surrogate Main Courthouse - rear 2nd Floor, rear
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