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Family Law in NJ

Within the state of New Jersey, family law refers to legal matters that occur among families or in personal relationships between individuals. Most people think of family law as divorce, child support, and child custody issues. Nevertheless, there are a whole host of other legal issues such as domestic abuse, adoptions, and juvenile matters agreements that fall under the family law banner.

Moreover, couples in New Jersey who have gotten married or pursued a family law case in a different state should be aware that family laws vary from state to state. For this reason, it is important to contact a knowledgeable family law firm if you intend to bring such a matter before the courts in New Jersey.

Division of Property in a No Fault Divorce

Property Division
House Being Divided by Two Hands

Couples who file for divorce in New Jersey have the option of a no-fault or a fault-based divorce. In a no-fault divorce the parties agree that there are irreconcilable differences which simply means they lack the ability to get along any further and there’s not a chance that they will be able to work it out and get back together. Spouses seeking a no-fault divorce are not required to find fault with the other party or point to something bad which led up to the divorce. A no-fault divorce can be a simpler process and can be easier on the children who are involved.