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Filing For Divorce, Step By Step: First In A Series

Divorce law isn’t for everyone, obviously; that’s why we have divorce lawyers.

For a lot of you out there in the unfortunate (or fortunate?) circumstance of contemplating divorce, the first or second thing that pops into your head is, hey, what the heck are my rights? Are there laws about this stuff? What are they?

The good news is I’m here to give you all of that information, right here, for free. Educating yourself in the law is the first step to a well-settled divorce, and I’m happy to help.

If you’re interested in looking at the New Jersey statutes pertaining to alimony, click here: Alimony. This should give you a general idea of how we calculate alimony in the state of New Jersey.

If you’re interested in checking out how property, both real property and personal property, gets divided in a New Jersey divorce, click here: Equitable Distribution.

Of course, I am always here to answer any questions you may have. Most people have lots of questions after reading it! Email me at or call me at 973-584-5402.

In the next installment of this series, I will discuss some of the alternatives to a litigated (contested) divorce that is required reading – not only by me, but by Court Rule as well! Stay tuned.

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