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.
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 are now handled by the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection.
More information about filing a claim can be found here NJ Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection