The Office of the Sheriff
of all Administrative Offices for the Sheriff. These offices include
the Sheriff, Undersheriff, Chief Sheriff's Officer, Fiscal Analyst
for the Department, Confidential Secretary to the Sheriff, 4 Sheriff's
Officers, Administrative Clerk Supervisor, and 14 additional Clericals.
The Office of the Sheriff consists of 4 sections responsible for
the processing of all Civil documents that originate from the Court
system. The four sections are Summons and Complaints, General Writs,
Foreclosures and Garnishments. Documents are not only received from
attorneys in New Jersey, but throughout the United States.
The Summons and Complaint Section
The Summons and Complaint section is responsible for the processing
of Summonses, Complaints, Warrants for Arrest, Restraining Orders
and Evictions from start to finish.
The General Writs Section
The General Writ section is responsible for the processing of court
ordered levies against bank accounts and personal properties for
both individuals and businesses.
The Foreclosure Section
The Foreclosure section is responsible for setting up Sheriff Sales
against real estate for which the owner has defaulted on payment
of their mortgage. Sheriff sales are advertised four consecutive
weeks prior to the sale date in the Asbury Park Press, and the local newspaper depending upon the location of the property.
sales are held every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., except on legal holidays
at the Ocean County Justice Complex. Bidders on real property must
present 20% of the bid price at the time the sale is finalized on
the day of the sale. Bidders must present cash, cashier's check,
treasurer's check or certified check. Personal or business checks
are not accepted.
Sale Information Bulletin
The Garnishment Section
The Garnishment section is responsible for notifying employers of
wage garnishments against their employees and collecting these payments
from the employers and remitting it to the appropriate attorneys.
The Fiscal Analyst
The Fiscal Analyst is responsible for the maintenance of all grants
that the Sheriff's Department has, the preparation and maintenance
of the departments' yearly budgets, the payroll of the entire Sheriff's
Department and any special projects that may arise that have to
deal with the financial aspect of the Sheriff's Department.
The Administrative Clerk
The Administrative Clerk is responsible for the preparing and processing
of all personnel documents for Employee Relations, the maintenance
of all personnel files for the entire department, supervising the
clerical staff in the Office of the Sheriff, and problem solving
any problems that may arise in the Summons and Complaints, General
Writs, Foreclosure and Garnishments Sections.