What is an annulment and why would someone want one? Like a divorce, an annulment is a court procedure that dissolves, or ends, a marriage. An annulment is different from a divorce in that an annulment treats the marriage like it never happened. Some people still think divorce carries a stigma, so they would rather have their marriage annulled than get a divorce.
When a marriage is failing, separation is sometimes a viable alternative to divorce. If you live in New Jersey, answers to some of the most frequently asked questions will shed some light on what separation involves.
If you are considering divorce but are having trouble deciding whether or not it is right for you, you may be interested in knowing what other options are available. In some states, couples can obtain a “legal separation” either prior to or instead of a divorce.
In New Jersey, both parents have an obligation to financially support their children. But the term “child support” is actually more complicated than it may sound. This article will tell you what you need to know.
You live in New Jersey, you’re divorced and have children. Your divorce judgment provides for child support. Now you’ve met someone new, love has blossomed, and you’re thinking about remarrying, but wondering how this may affect your child support payments. This article provides on overview of how remarriage impacts child support in New Jersey.
A lot goes into a court's calculation of alimony in New Jersey: The judge must make decisions about whether alimony is appropriate, how much to award, and how long the payments should be made. Find out what factors might influence a judge's alimony decision in your New Jersey divorce.
If you have a marital settlement agreement requiring alimony payments in New Jersey, or if the court ordered alimony in your New Jersey divorce case, the court has the power to order changes to the payments under certain conditions.
If you’re facing the end of your marriage because you or your spouse had an extramarital affair, you might be wondering how the infidelity might affect your divorce. Learn how New Jersey divorce law deals with adultery.