Division of Law

Division of Law

Division of Law

The Division of Law (DOL) serves as primary legal counsel for New Jersey state government. Generally speaking, this work takes three forms: by providing legal advice to the state’s departments and agencies, by defending the state in civil litigation, and by bringing civil lawsuits against individuals, corporations, and other entities that violate the law and harm New Jersey and its residents. Staffed by nearly 500 attorneys, DOL’s responsibilities cover a broad swath of legal issues, including those involving banking, child protection, corrections, education, environmental, finance, health, insurance, taxation, and transportation matters.

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Attention Process Servers

Pursuant to the order of the New Jersey Supreme Court
signed, April 7, 2020, all summons and complaints must be
served electronically to: NJAG.ElectronicService.CivilMatters@law.njoag.gov

Process Servers – Full Document rev. 5/19/21
Order Permitting Electronic Service of Process on the State of New Jersey

AG Platkin: State Board of Medical Examiners Permanently Revokes License of North Jersey Emergency Room Doctor Whose Alleged Conduct Resulted in a Patient’s Death in 2017

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that the State Board of Medical Examiners has permanently revoked the medical license of a North Jersey emergency room doctor for alleged conduct that resulted in a patient’s death at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey, in 2017.

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