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The structure of the New Jersey judicial system is laid out in Article VI of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the New Jersey Supreme Court, the Appellate Division of Superior Court, the New Jersey Superior Courts and various Courts of limited jurisdiction.

The federal court system is made up of the District of New Jersey and the District of New Jersey Bankruptcy Court. Appeals from these courts go to the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals.

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New Jersey counties

There are 21 counties in New Jersey. Each county has a Superior Court and at least one Municipal Court.


  To see a list of counties in New Jersey, please see - New Jersey counties


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Judges in New Jersey are appointed by the Governor and must be confirmed by the state Senate. The exception are the municipal judges, which are appointed by the governing body of the city where they have jurisdiction.

There are no judicial elections in New Jersey.


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Term - 7 years


Gubernatorial appointment with Senate confirmation

Term - 7 years


Gubernatorial appointment with Senate confirmation

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