What Documents and Supporting Information are Required to be Submitted with a Divorce Petition in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, a divorce complaint must include the essential facts constituting the basis of the relief sought, the statutes relied upon by the plaintiffs, the address of each party, a statement regarding any previous family court proceedings between the parties, the facts upon which venue is based, the names, addresses, and birth dates of all minor children, and the name of the person with whom the minor children reside. (New Jersey Court Rules 5:4-2)

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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