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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING A MOTION IN THE TAX COURT
Ø A motion must be filed if you need formal action by the Tax Court prior to trial. Motion practice in
the Tax Court is covered in R. 8:7 of the Rules Governing the Courts of New Jersey. Please also see
R. 1:6-3 for filing deadlines and service of motions and cross-motions.
Ø When filing a motion you must include the following original documents (included in
· The Notice of Motion
· Certification in Support of Motion
· Certification of Service
· Proposed form of Order
Ø Motions are to be filed directly with the judge assigned to your case. If your complaint has not been
assigned to a judge, the motion must be filed with the judge assigned to the geographical area in
which your property is located. You can obtain the name, address and telephone number of this
judge by contacting the Tax Court Management Office or from the Internet at www.njcourts.com
under Tax Court.
Ø When you file a motion you must simultaneously send copies of all documents to the other party.
The Certification of Service is your statement that you have served your adversary with a copy of all
papers and filed the original with the court.
Ø Return dates for motions are generally every other Friday. Exact dates may be obtained by calling
the assigned judge’s chambers.