GENERAL ORDER NO. 3.5 - Captions of Cases in the Chancery Division


Every complaint or other paper commencing an action in the Chancery Division shall designate in the caption below the words "In Chancery" the following depending upon the relief sought:

a. If the case is to be maintained as a Class Action the words "Class Action" shall appear regardless of any other relief sought.

b. If the Complaint seeks injunctive relief, the words "Injunction/Temporary Restraining Order" shall appear regardless of any other relief sought except as provided in subsection (a) above.

c. If the Complaint seeks the foreclosure of a mortgage, the words "Mortgage Foreclosure" shall appear except as provided in subsections (a) and (b) above.

d. If the Complaint seeks a change of name, it shall bear the words "Change of Name" except as provided in subsections (a), (b) and (c) above.

e. If the Complaint seeks a review of the decision of an administrative body or agency, the words "Administrative Review" shall appear except as provided in subsections (a), (b), (c) and (d) above.

f. If the Complaint seeks a declaratory judgment, the words "Declaratory Judgment" shall appear except as provided in subsections (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) above.

g. If the Complaint seeks to foreclose a Mechanic's Lien, it shall bear the words "Mechanic's Lien" except as provided in subsections (a), (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f) above.

h. All other actions not specified in subsections (a-g) above shall have the word "General" below the words "In Chancery."

[Amended, effective September 4, 1984.]

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