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New Jersey Divorce Law


New Jersey has its own set of laws covering divorce. New Jersey divorce laws are complex and continue to be updated. Speak with a local New Jersey divorce lawyer to understand New Jersey divorce law and keep updated on recent law changes.

For your convenience, the chart below summarizes a few of the key concepts of New Jersey's divorce laws:

New Jersey State Laws

  • Fault/No-Fault: Fault
  • Property Distribution: Equitable
  • ADR Available: Yes
  • Parenting Plan Required: No

Please understand that this information is provided for illustration purposes only and is not legal advice. If you would like more information about New Jersey divorce law, speak to a local divorce lawyer by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out a New Jersey divorce case review form.

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The above synopsis of New Jersey divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local New Jersey divorce lawyer in your area.

Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.