New Jersey Expungement Statutes
N.J.S. 2C:52-10. Service of petition and documents


a. Until the date that the e-filing system is established by the Administrative Office of the Courts pursuant to section 11 of P.L.2019, c.269 (C.2C:52-10.1), a copy of each petition, together with a copy of all supporting documents, shall be served pursuant to the rules of court upon the Superintendent of State Police; the Attorney General; the county prosecutor of the county wherein the court is located; the chief of police or other executive head of the police department of the municipality wherein the offense was committed; the chief law enforcement officer of any other law enforcement agency of this State which participated in the arrest of the individual; the superintendent or warden of any institution in which the petitioner was confined; and, if a disposition was made by a municipal court, upon the magistrate of that court. Service shall be made within 5 days from the date of the order setting the date for the hearing upon the matter.

b. On and after the date that the e-filing system is established pursuant to section 11 of P.L.2019, c.269 (C.2C:52-10.1), a copy of each petition, together with a copy of all supporting documents, shall, upon their filing, be served electronically pursuant to the rules of court upon the Superintendent of State Police, the Attorney General, the county prosecutor of the county wherein the court is located, and the county prosecutor of any county in which the petitioner was convicted, using the e-filing system.

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