How to Apply for Foreclosure Mediation
Revised Form Promulgated by 11/01/2019 Notice to the Bar, CN 11270 page 4 of 10
The numbered steps listed below tell you what forms you will need to fill out and what to do with them. Each form should be typed or
printed clearly on 8 ½” x 11” white paper only. Forms may not be filed on a different size or color paper.
Steps to Take to Apply for Foreclosure Mediation
STEP 1: Complete the Mediation Request
Statement (Form A).
The Mediation Request Statement lists the name,
property address and docket number of the foreclosure
action. Note: If you have a court order permitting you
to participate in Foreclosure Mediation, attach a copy of
the court order with the Mediation Request Statement.
STEP 2: Prepare your papers for mailing.
Checklist - You will need the following items:
The original Mediation Request Statement (if
you have a court order permitting you to
participate in mediation, be sure to attach it
to the Mediation Request Statement.)
Review your papers to ensure all personal
identifiers are redacted, (unless such personal
identifies are required to be included).
Note: There is no fee to request
STEP 3: Mail or deliver your papers to the Clerk’s
Office for filing.
Mail or deliver the original Mediation Request
Statement to the Superior Court Clerk’s Office at the
address below. (Include a copy of the Order for
participation in foreclosure mediation, if applicable).
All papers sent to the Clerk’s Office must have a have an
original, ink signature.
Superior Court Clerk’s Office
Attn: Foreclosure Mediation
P.O. Box 971
25 Market Street
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
If you mail the papers, we recommend that you use
certified mail, return receipt requested.
STEP 4: You will be notified as to the result of
Once you file the Mediation Request Statement, the
Clerk’s Office will review and determine whether the
property is eligible for mediation. You will be
notified of the outcome from the Clerk’s Office.
If you are approved for Foreclosure Mediation, a
letter will be sent from the Superior Court Clerk’s
Office advising you that the case has been accepted
into the mediation program.
The Superior Court Clerk’s Office will schedule the
date and time of your first mediation session. The
date and time of your first mediation will appear
in your acceptance letter.
All mediations are conducted by telephone.
You can have an attorney on the call if you want to,
however attorney representation is not required.
Notify the Superior Court Clerk’s Office with as
much notice as possible if you require translation
services or any other accommodation. Email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 609-421-6100
between the hours of 8:30am and 4:30pm, Monday
Note: If the property qualifies for mediation and
you have received a letter from the Superior Court
Clerk’s Office, continue to STEP 5. If the property
does NOT qualify for mediation, follow the
instructions in STEP 6.
STEP 5: What steps do I take if the property
has been approved for foreclosure mediation?
Important: Once you have been approved for
mediation, you will no longer be working with the
Superior Court Clerk’s Office. Instead you will be
working directly with the plaintiff’s attorney.
If the case has been accepted, you must complete
the Foreclosure Mediation Checklist (CN 11655) as
well as the Foreclosure Mediation Financial
Worksheet (CN 11269). Both of these forms can be
found on the Office of Foreclosure web page, listed
under Foreclosure Mediation Resources/Foreclosure
After completing all of the steps and additional files
with the above forms, the completed mediation
packet should be mailed to the plaintiff’s attorney.
Note: Do not send sensitive financial documents
to the Superior Court Clerk’s Office. Items on
the Foreclosure Mediation Checklist and the
Foreclosure Mediation Financial Worksheet should
be sent to the plaintiff’s attorney, not to the court.
Upon review, the plaintiff’s attorney may request
additional or updated information from you. It is
your obligation and responsibility to supply the
plaintiff’s attorney with any additional requested
documents in a timely manner. Failure to provide
the requested documents to the plaintiff’s
attorney may result in your removal from the