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Civil Practice Division

The Civil Practice Division develops and implements policies and best practices to advance the goals and mission of the Judiciary in the civil part, special civil part, general equity and probate part matters. The office supports the local civil divisions in each Superior Court and coordinates the implementation of civil court rules. 

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Visit our Self-Help Center if you are representing yourself in court.

Contact Information

Taironda E Phoenix, Assistant Director, Civil Practice Division
609-815-2900 ext. 54900

The following statewide directories are available:

Programs and Services

Visit the Multicounty Litigation Center for information about the centralized management of certain product liability cases. 

Learn more about the Complementary Dispute Resolution (CDR) Program, including arbitration, mediation, and other programs to expedite and assist in the resolution of civil cases without a trial.

The Complex Business Litigation Program helps streamline the resolution of certain complex business cases and has produced a body of law to help guide future litigation. 

Find resources for guardians of incapacitated adults and information on the Judiciary's Guardianship Monitoring Program. 

Refer to the post-judgment and prejudgment interest rates

Involuntary Civil Commitments

Review the latest Involuntary Civil Commitment Resource Binder and Appendix for information on involuntary commitments.

Online Tools

The civil division offers several online tools. These were developed to help attorneys and the public access important information.

Key online tools include: