What are the Residency and Filing Requirements for Divorce in New Jersey?
Petitions for divorce should be filed in Superior Court. (New Jersey Statutes, Title 2A Section 34-8) One of the spouses must be a bona fide resident of New Jersey for at least one year prior to filing for divorce. (New Jersey Statutes, Title 2A Section 34-10)
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