The Atlantic County Law Department
provides legal advice to all county departments. The Department prepares
and reviews legal documents and represents the county and its employees
in matters of civil litigation. It maintains constant vigilance in
all matters pertaining to county actions in conformance with state
and federal laws.
of the Adjuster and Claims Office
The Law Department also conducts the business of the
Office of the Adjuster and the Claims office. The Adjuster manages
the legal and financial matters involved in cases of county residents
admitted to state facilities for the mentally ill or handicapped. The
Claims Office investigates and administers all general liability and
workers compensation cases filed against the county.
As of April 1, 2011 the Atlantic County Division of Consumer Affairs has been eliminated. Complaints will be handled by the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection.
Click here for more information about filing a claim with the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection.
The Office of Equal Opportunity monitors county government for compliance with appropriate laws and guidelines regarding equal opportunity and nondiscrimination. This Office provides direct service to the citizens of our county through its effective oversight of these sensitive issues.