New Jersey Residency Requirements
At least one spouse must live in New Jersey for a year before you can file for divorce.
Grounds For Divorce
If you and your spouse have problems you can't resolve (i.e. irreconcilable differences) that have caused the breakdown of your marriage for at least six (6) months, you have met the requirements for a no-fault divorce in New Jersey.
Filing Your New Jersey Divorce
The basic steps for filing your uncontested New Jersey divorce are as follows:
- You receive all of the NJ divorce forms completed and ready to file.
- You sign and file the Complaint for Divorce along with related divorce documents.
- Your spouse signs and files the remaining documents.
- Your divorce is finalized when a Judge signs the Final Judgment of Divorce.
Division of property & debt, child parenting plan (including child support, visitation and custody), spousal support, and more are covered.
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Where to Find Blank State Forms
If you prefer to complete blank forms on your own, they can be purchased directly from the state of New Jersey for a fee here.