File A Complaint

How to File an Ethics Complaint

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The information and links on this page pertain to enforcement of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, including; ethics complaints and violations, disciplining of Members, and the mediation and arbitration of disputes as defined in Article 17 of the REALTOR® Code of Ethics.

Every REALTOR® takes an oath pledging to uphold the Code of Ethics of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) upon joining the CUMBERLAND County Board  of REALTORS®. Cumberland County Board of REALTORS® administers the Code of Ethics process for its REALTOR® members. Cumberland County Board  of REALTORS® members subscribe to the REALTOR® Code Ethics as a condition of membership, and agree to uphold the Code of Ethics in their business dealings with clients, customers and other REALTORS®.
If you'd like to file a complaint online, use the below form:

    To the Grievance Committee of the Cumberland County Board of REALTORS®
    727 Elmer Street
    Vineland, NJ 08360

    Date Filed :



    Complainant(s) charge(s):

    An alleged violation of Article(s) of the Code of Ethics or other membership duty as set forth in the bylaws of the Board in VI, 2 and alleges that the above charge(s) (is/are) supported by the attached statement, which is signed and dated by the complainant(s) and which explains when the alleged violation(s) occurred and, if a different date, when the complainant(s) first knew about the alleged violations.

    This complaint is true and correct to the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned and is filed within one hundred eighty (180) days after the facts constituting the matter complained of could have been known in the exercise of reasonable diligence or within one hundred eighty (180) days after the conclusion of the transaction, whichever is later.

    Date(s) alleged violation(s) took place:

    Date(s) you became aware of the facts on which the alleged violation(s) (is/are) based:

    I (we) declare that to the best of my (our) knowledge and belief, my (our) allegations in this complaint are true. Are the circumstances giving rise to this ethics complaint involved in civil or criminal litigation or in any proceeding before the state real estate licensing authority or any other state or federal regulatory or administrative agency?


    You may file an ethics complaint in any jurisdiction where a REALTOR® is a member or MLS participant. Note that the REALTORS® Code of Ethics, Standard of Practice 14-1 provides, in relevant part, “REALTORS® shall not be subject to disciplinary proceeding in more than one Board of REALTORS® . . . with respect to alleged violations of the Code of Ethics relating to the same transaction or event.”

    Have you filed, or do you intend to file, a similar or related complaint with another Association(s) of REALTORS®?
    If so, name of other Association(s): Date(s) filed:

    I understand that should the Grievance Committee dismiss this ethics complaint in part or in total, that I have twenty (20) days from my transmittal of the dismissal notice to appeal the dismissal to the Board of Directors.

    First Name:

    Last Name:

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    Last Name:

    Street Address:




    Email Address:

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