2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 2b - Court Organization And Civil Code
Section 2B:24-16 - Collection Of Money Due Municipality
2B:24-16 Collection of money due municipality
16. The municipal attorney in the name of the municipality may do all things necessary to collect any money due to the municipality by way of reimbursement for services rendered by a municipal public defender pursuant to this act. The municipal attorney may enter into arrangements with any State or county agency to handle collections on a cost basis. The municipal attorney shall have all the remedies and proceedings available for collection which are available for or upon the recovery of a judgment in a civil action and shall also be permitted to collect counsel fees and costs from the defendant for such collection action so that the same are not borne by the municipality.
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