2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 12A - COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS
Section 12A:9-525 - Fees.

12A:9-525 Fees.

12A:9-525. Fees.

(a) Initial financing statement or other record: general rule. Except as otherwise provided in subsections (d) and (e), the fees for filing and indexing records under this part are:

(1) $25 for financing statement;

(2) $25 for continuation statement;

(3) $25 for amendment statement;

(4) $25 for partial release;

(5) $25 for assignment;

(6) $25 termination statement; and

(7) $1 per page for copy of any filed financing statement.

(b) Number of names. Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d), the number of names required to be indexed does not affect the amount of the fee in subsection (a).

(c) Response to information request. The fee for responding to a request for information from the filing office, including for issuing a certificate of search showing whether there is on file any financing statement naming a particular debtor, is $25.

(d) Record of mortgage. This section does not require a fee with respect to a record of mortgage which is effective as a financing statement filed as a fixture filing or as a financing statement covering as-extracted collateral or timber to be cut under 12A:9-502(c). However, the recording and satisfaction fees that otherwise would be applicable to the record of the mortgage apply.

(e) No fee shall be paid for any correction statement, termination statement, or other documentation filed by any current or former officer or employee of any federal, state, county, or other local governmental unit, including members of the Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, and all law enforcement entities, or the officer's or employee's immediate family or estate, filing for the purpose of removing a fraudulent or otherwise improper filing or record related to the performance or non-performance of that officer's or employee's public duties for which the initial filer did not hold a properly executed security agreement or judgment from a court of competent jurisdiction or for which the initial filer was not entitled to file the initial financing statement under 12A:9-509.

amended 2015, c.59, s.5.

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