A divorce is the legal ending of a marriage. Every state has different requirements in terms of how to complete a divorce, but all require a judge to review and approve the divorce settlement or, if the spouses can't agree to a settlement, decide how property will be divided and how parenting time will be shared.
New Jersey Divorce FAQ's
If you’re considering a divorce, you may be wondering how much your divorce will cost and whether you should hire an attorney. The answers to these questions will depend on the particular circumstances of your case.
If you're going through a divorce, you have to make decisions about how to divide the property and the debts
New Jersey Divorce: Dividing Property
New Jersey is an equitable distribution state. Equitable distribution means that the marital property will be divided between spouses in a way that is equitable, or fair.
New Jersey Family Law Rules and Resources
Looking for New Jersey’s rules on marriage, divorce, child custody, and child support? Want to find New Jersey’s state court forms and instructions and local court websites? Here’s where to start.