New Jersey divorce law mandates equitable distribution of marital property. The factors for the court to consider are laid out in the statutes and interpreted in several key decisions of the New Jersey Appellate Division and Supreme Court. If you are considering a divorce, you should consult an attorney who has experience in negotiating and litigating equitable distribution cases.
Since the passage of the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, New Jersey has dedicated resources to victims of abuse and expanded the protections afforded for victims. Victims of domestic abuse should avail themselves of police and court protection. If you are a victim, then you should read the following article.
The Judgment of Divorce ends the marriage, but it does not always end the debates. One of the most common disputes among divorced spouses is how to pay for higher education. Sometimes those disputes end up in court. When they do, New Jersey courts consider twelve factors when allocating the tuition burden between divorced parents.
It is not uncommon to move out of New Jersey after divorcing. If there are children involved, then you can not just pull up stakes and move. You will need either the consent of the child’s other parent or a court order.
Divorce litigation can be nasty and time consuming. Will you risk compromising your future to win today’s argument?