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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)

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