Procedures for Serving Initial Process in Other Special Civil Part Actions
1. Time for Service
a) The first attempt at service must be made within seven days from the date the Special Civil Part Officer received the process from the Special Civil Part Clerk.
b) Within 30 calendar days after receiving process, a return must be made to the court.
c) During this 30-day period, at least four attempts at service must be made. At least one attempt must be made after 6:00 p.m. during the week or on a weekend. Each date and time of attempted service must be noted by the Officer. If the process is unserved, the return must include a description of the premises where service was attempted.
d) If a return is not made within 30 days, no additional matters shall be assigned to the Special Civil Part Officer at the discretion of the Civil Presiding Judge until the Officer is no longer in violation of this provision.