Current through L. 2021, c. 253.
Section 2A:50-56.3 - Dismissal of action, reinstatementa. If a plaintiff's action to foreclose a residential mortgage has been dismissed without prejudice pursuant to R.4:64-8 of the Rules Governing the Courts of New Jersey of the State of New Jersey, reinstatement of the plaintiff's action may be permitted only on motion for good cause shown. Reinstatements shall be limited to three for any action, except that a reinstatement which is granted following a dismissal without prejudice that resulted from the plaintiff's compliance with federal law or regulation shall not count toward the limit established by this subsection. The fee for a plaintiff to reinstate a residential mortgage foreclosure action shall be twice the amount set for filing a foreclosure complaint. The plaintiff shall not charge or otherwise pass a reinstatement fee onto the debtor or any other person.b. The amounts paid by plaintiffs for reinstating a mortgage pursuant to subsection a. of this section, that are over and above the amounts set for filing a foreclosure complaint, shall be aggregated and divided equally on an annual basis, with one-half dedicated to the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency for the purposes of funding the counseling component provided by the agency for the New Jersey Judiciary's Foreclosure Mediation Program, and one-half dedicated to the Administrative Office of the Courts for the general operations provided by the office for the New Jersey Judiciary's Foreclosure Mediation Program.Added by L. 2019, c. 69,s. 2, eff. 8/1/2019.