Experienced Divorce Attorney Serving Somerville, New Jersey
New Jersey Family Law Firm Focuses on Your Divorce
Divorce is one of the most painful experiences a family is ever likely to endure. If you’re considering filing for divorce in Somerville, New Jersey, consider retaining the type of high quality representation that only a firm with more than 30 years of experience can provide: the type of service you’ll receive at the Law Offices of Leonard A. Weitzman, LLC.
New Jersey Divorce Basics
New Jersey courts will grant a divorce to spouses who are legally married, registered domestic partners, or couples in a civil union who wish to end their relationship. The grounds for divorce in New Jersey include:
- Irreconcilable differences
- Living apart for at least 18 months
- Desertion for more than one year
- Extreme cruelty
- Imprisonment for more than 18 months
- Deviant sexual conduct
- Alcohol or drug abuse
Couples seeking a divorce in New Jersey must meet specific requirements. One spouse must have lived in New Jersey for at least one year before a couple may file for divorce. The divorce petition must be filed in the county where either spouse lives, and the judge may enter a decree of divorce after a court hearing – there is no specific waiting period before the divorce will be final.
If you’re considering divorce in Somerville, New Jersey, you need effective representation, quality service, and a high degree of personal attention. The Law Offices of Leonard A. Weitzman, LLC has over three decades of experience in helping New Jersey residents address their family law concerns in a competent and compassionate manner. Contact us online or call (908) 458-9098 to schedule your initial consultation today.