2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2b - Court Organization And Civil Code
Section 2B:12-26 - Docketing Judgment

NJ Rev Stat § 2B:12-26 (2016) What's This?

2B:12-26. Docketing judgment
2B:12-26. Docketing judgment. A judgment of a municipal court assessing a penalty, fine or restitution may be docketed in the Superior Court by the party recovering the judgment.

A judgment docketed in the Superior Court shall operate, from the time of the docketing, as though the judgment was obtained in an action originally commenced in the Superior Court.

After a judgment has been docketed in the Superior Court, the municipal court shall not issue an execution or hold proceedings in the case except that the municipal court may grant a new trial or process an appeal.

If a new trial is granted or an appeal taken after a judgment is docketed, the Superior Court shall not issue an execution on the judgment pending the final determination of the proceedings.

Source: C.2A:8-42, C.2A:8-43, C.2A:8-48, C.2A:8-51, C.2A:8-52, C.2A:8-53 (P.L.1968, c.460, ss. 1,2,7,10,11,12).


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