New Jersey State Courts – Family Division

Motion Date
Moving Papers
file & serve by
Opposing Papers or Cross Motion
file & serve by
Reply Papers
file & serve by
10/27/2017 10/03/2017 10/12/2017 10/19/2017
11/03/2017 10/10/2017 10/19/2017 10/26/2017
11/17/2017 10/24/2017 11/02/2017 11/09/2017
12/01/2017 11/08/2017 11/16/2017 11/24/2017
12/15/2017 11/21/2017 11/30/2017 12/07/2017
01/05/2018 12/12/2017 12/21/2017 12/28/2017
01/19/2018 12/26/2017 01/04/2018 01/11/2018
02/02/2018 01/09/2018 01/18/2018 01/25/2018
02/16/2018 01/23/2018 02/01/2018 02/08/2018
03/02/2018 02/06/2018 02/15/2018 02/22/2018
03/16/2018 02/20/2018 03/01/2018 03/08/2018
03/29/2018 03/05/2018 03/14/2018 03/21/2018
04/13/2018 03/20/2018 03/29/2018 04/05/2018
04/27/2018 04/03/2018 04/12/2018 04/19/2018

5:5-4(c)

Time for Service and Filing. A notice of motion, except for motions brought pursuant to R. 1:10-3 and motions involving the status of a child, filed more than 45 days after the entry of the written judgment of divorce or annulment, other than an ex parte motion, shall be served and filed, together with supporting affidavits and briefs, when necessary, not later than 29 days before the time specified for the return date. For example, a motion must be served and filed on the Thursday for a motion date falling on a Friday 29 days later. Any opposing affidavits, cross-motions or objections shall be served and filed not later than 15 days before the return date. For example, a response must be served and filed on a Thursday for a motion date falling on a Friday 15 days later. Answers or responses to any opposing affidavits and cross-motions shall be served and filed not later than 8 days before the return date. For example, such papers would have to be served and filed on a Thursday for a motion date falling on the Friday of the following week. If service is made by mail, 3 days shall be added to the above time periods.