Salem County Landlord/Tenant Court is part of the Special Civil Court. The Salem County Court house is located at:
10 Main Street, Room 115
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
Office Hours: 8:30AM- 4:30PM
Rules and regulations governing landlord/tenant court is generally consistent state wide in New Jersey. However, each county including Salem County may vary slightly. For example, in Salem County evictions when filing a Summons & Complaint, the Court requests 3 filing copies and 1 additional filing copy per tenant. In other counties the number of copies for Court or tenant varies.
Landlords must file an eviction complaint in the county where the rental premises are located in. Turbo Evict’s online eviction management system takes care of all necessary filing in Salem County as well as other New Jersey counties as part of the full eviction service. Learn more about TurboEvict features.
Understanding Filing Fees in Salem County:
Filing fees for TurboEvict customers are INCLUDED in the price of an eviction. However people who use attorneys must pay additional fees. In the Salem County Landlord/Tenant Court system the fees are as follows: $20.00 for one defendant. $2.00 for each additional defendant. In addition, you must pay a mileage fee for delivery of the complaint by a Court Officer calculated based on the mileage from the Court to the landlord’s unit. For more information about TurboEvict’s all inclusive pricing click here.