There is a United States Bankruptcy Court t for each federal judicial district in the United States of America and each state has one or more federal judicial districts. There are 90 United States Bankruptcy Districts across the country. New Jersey has only one United States District Court - the United States District Court, District of New Jersey - and there are 3 different locations in which United States Bankruptcy Court, District of New Jersey judges hear cases.
The New Jersey Bankruptcy Debtor's Bankruptcy petition must generally be filed as follows:
The term "vicinage" means "neighborhood". The New Jersey Bankruptcy Court will automatically assign a New Jersey Bankruptcy Case to the correct New Jersey Bankruptcy Court vicinage based on the New Jersey Bankruptcy Debtor's zip code listed on the New Jersey Bankruptcy petition when the case is first filed.