Grounds For Divorce

When filing for divorce in New Jersey, you must include the grounds, or reason for, the divorce in your petition. There are two types of grounds for divorce, fault and no-fault. In a no-fault divorce, the filing party does not … Read More

Calculating Child Support

There are two main types of child support guidelines, percentage of the obligor’s income and the income shares model. Percentage of the obligor’s income model is based simply upon taking a set percentage of the obligor’s income as their child … Read More

Annulments in New Jersey

Annulments in NJ may be granted on one of the following five grounds: Either party was married or a partner in a civil union at the time of the marriage. The parties are within the degrees prohibited by law (one … Read More

About Alimony in New Jersey

New Jersey family law allows the Court to order a party to pay one or more of the following types of alimony: permanent alimony, rehabilitative alimony, limited duration alimony, and reimbursement alimony. When determining whether to award alimony to a … Read More

Foreign Support Orders

If you have moved to New Jersey and have a child support or alimony order or a Judgment of Divorce, which provides for child support or alimony payments, you should register your foreign order with the New Jersey Court. The … Read More

Dividing the Property in a Divorce

New Jersey family law provides for an equitable division of property during a divorce. An equitable division is a fair division, based on your specific circumstances, and will not always mean an equal division. In making an equitable division, a … Read More

Grandparent Visitation Rights in New Jersey

New Jersey law allows a grandparent or sibling of a child to petition the Court for a visitation order. While grandparent or sibling visitation generally becomes an issue after the death of a parent or during a divorce or separation, … Read More