Gay Marriage in NJ is in the courts.
As same-sex couples in New Jersey await the supreme court’s decision on same-sex marriage, it is still not legal for gay and lesbian couples to have the full range of legal benefits of marriage, but civil unions are recognized in the state of New Jersey, offering many of the protections of marriage.
Our Bergen County family lawyers have been on the leading edge of family law cases involving same sex couples in New Jersey. We understand the challenges you face and can provide legal solutions to protect you, your family, and your finances We offer the range of legal services for same-sex couples, including Dissolution of Civil Union / Domestic Partnership.
Dissolution of a civil union is the same as divorce in New Jersey family courts. You will need to petition the court by filing a complaint to dissolve the civil union and then work through the issues involved in every divorce action: property distribution, child custody and visitation and alimony. You can count on Aretsky and Aretsky to provide solid legal representation throughout all these aspects of a civil union dissolution.