2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2b - Court Organization And Civil Code
Section 2B:1-7 - Adoption Of Rules Of Court.
2B:1-7 Adoption of Rules of Court.
12. a. The Supreme Court, subject to the limitations set forth in subsection b. of this section, may adopt Rules of Court to revise or supplement filing fees and other statutory fees payable to the court for the sole purpose of funding:
(1)the development, maintenance and administration of a Statewide Pretrial Services Program;
(2)the development, maintenance and administration of a Statewide digital e-court information system; and
(3)the provision to the poor of legal assistance in civil matters by Legal Services of New Jersey and its affiliates.
b.All existing filing fees and other statutory fees payable to the court on the effective date of this section shall not be increased or supplemented more than $50 in the aggregate for each fee beginning on the effective date of this section.
c.As used in sections 12 through 19 of P.L.2014, c.31 (C.2B:1-7 through C.2B:1-13):
"Digital e-court information system" shall mean a Statewide integrated system that includes but is not limited to electronic filing, electronic service of process, electronic document management, electronic case management, electronic financial management, and public access to digital court records; and
"Pretrial Services Program" shall mean the pretrial services program established pursuant to section 11 of P.L.2014, c.31 (C.2A:162-25).
L.2014, c.31, s.12.
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