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NJ Bankruptcy CourtWhat is bankruptcy court?
Federal courts have exclusive jurisdiction over bankruptcy cases which means that a bankruptcy case cannot be filed in a state court. Cases are filed under the three main chapters of the Bankruptcy Code Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13. In New Jersey, in the Northern New Jersey area, the client go to the bankruptcy court in Newark. Bankruptcy Court Procedure:
Proceedings in a bankruptcy courts are governed by the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure. The bankruptcy rules of procedure incorporate the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, which govern litigation in other federal courts. Litigation in bankruptcy courts is quite similar to litigation in federal district courts Bankruptcy courts in New Jersey:
United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey are located in Newark, Trenton, and Camden.
Their addresses are: Newark
Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Building 50 Walnut Street Newark, NJ 07102 Phone (973) 645-4764 Trenton