Courts in New Jersey

There are 598 Courts in New Jersey, serving a population of 8,960,161 people in an area of 7,353 square miles. There is 1 Court per 14,983 people, and 1 Court per 12 square miles.

The state of New Jersey is ranked 18th in Courts per capita, and 1st in Courts per square mile.

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Find New Jersey Appellate Courts, Trial Courts, Problem Solving Courts, and Jury Duty Requirements.

New Jersey Appellate Courts

Court Name: New Jersey Appellate Division of Superior Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Trenton, Morristown, Jersey City, Newark, New Brunswick, Atlantic City
Number of Judges: 33

Court Name: New Jersey Supreme Court
Source of Authority: Constitution
Place(s) of Session: Trenton
Number of Judges: 7

New Jersey Trial Courts
Court NameSource of AuthorityGeographic JurisdictionNumber of Judges
New Jersey Municipal CourtState LegislationMunicipality315
New Jersey Superior CourtConstitutionBy Vicinity386
New Jersey Tax CourtState LegislationStatewide11
New Jersey Problem Solving Courts
Court TypeGeographic Jurisdiction
Drug CourtsStatewide
New Jersey Jury Duty Requirements
Convicted Felons DisqualifiedYes
English RequiredYes
Residency RequirementCounty Resident: 1 Day
Minimum Age18
Time Since Prior Jury Service3 years