Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - New Jersey

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Statutes

Website for Statutes:

https://lis.njleg.state.nj.us/nxt/gateway.dll?f=templates&fn=default.htm&vid=Publish:10.1048/Enu

Citations:

  • Adoption: title 9, chapter 3 (§§ 9:3-37 through 9:3-56); title 30, chapter 4C, article 3 (§§ 30:4C-26.1 through 30:4C-26.5), article 4 (§§ 30:4C-41 through 30:4C-49)
  • Child protection: title 9, chapter 6 (§§ 9:6-1 through 9:6-8.86)
  • Child welfare: title 9, chapter 2 (§§ 9:2-18 through 9:2-21), chapter 6 (§§ 9:6-8.8, 9:6-8.44 through 9:6-8.70, 9:6-8.87); title 30, chapter 4C, article 2 (§§ 30:4C-11 through 30:4C-24), article 3 (§§ 30:4C-25 through 30:4C-28) article 5(§§ 30:4C-50 through 30:4C-65), article 7 (§§ 30:4C-74 through 30:4C-92)
  • Guardianship: title 30, chapter 4C, article 2, (§§ 30:4C-15.1, 30:4C-20 through 30:4C-22), article 7 (§§ 30:4C-84 through 30:4C-92)
  • Youth services: title 30, chapter 4C, article 7 (§§ 30:4C-101 through 30:4C-105)
  • Indian child welfare: title 2A, chapter 34, article 7 (§ 2A:34-56)

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/njcode/

Notes:

See title 3A, Children and Families.

Website for Agency Policies:

https://dcfpolicy.nj.gov/

Other Resources

New Jersey Rules of Court