Civil Division

The Civil Division is responsible for the serving of process papers and the execution of writs. (Writ of Execution against Wages, Writ of Possession, Writ of Attachment, Writ of Replevin, Sheriff Sales, Writ of Execution against Goods or Lands). To see explanations of some of the legal terms used by the Civil Division go to the Civil Definitions page. The Civil Division is located in the Cape May County Superior Court House. For directions to the Superior Court House go to the Travel Directions Page.

Please be sure to provide correct and complete addresses for anyone that needs to be served. A process server will deliver all court papers to the address provided by the complainant.

You may pick up any paperwork at the Superior Court House that we have attempted to serve you, please call ahead so that the paperwork can be left at the Court House for you.

Dial the main number 609-463-6420 and the appropriate extension listed below.


Extension #

Summons and Complaints x 4408
Foreclosures x 4404
Wage Executions x 4407
General Writs of Execution x 4407
Sheriff Sales x 4404
Bookkeeping / Accounting x 4409

FAX: 609-463-6464

The mailing address for the Civil Division is

Cape May County Sheriff's Office

4 Moore Road, DN-301

Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Attn: Civil Division

Some forms for the Civil Process are available on this web site. Please go to the Forms Page for more.

Need help with a Civil Matter, Foreclosure or Financial Assistance? We have provided some links to some very resourceful websites that may be able to provide assistance or guidance to you.

Revised on March 19, 2019

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