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If you and/or your spouse have determined that your marriage should end (whether due to irreconcilable differences or some other “fault-based” ground) and at least one of you has resided in Oak Ridge for at least one year, you may file a petition for divorce in Paterson, at the Passaic County Courthouse. Many residents may feel that once their divorce petition has been filed, the remainder of the divorce proceeding is routine and uneventful. Nothing could be further from the truth, however: the filing of a divorce petition opens the person’s and his or her spouse’s financial and personal life up to the review and intervention of the court.What Decisions Does a Court Make in an Oak Ridge Divorce?
The court’s interest and involvement in your affairs is not motivated by curiosity. Instead, the court will typically inquire into your finances, your parenting beliefs and attitudes (if you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse have children in common), and your property so that the court can enter the orders it needs in order to complete your divorce proceedings. In a typical Oak Ridge divorce case, these orders direct:
If you are filing for divorce in Oak Ridge or elsewhere in New Jersey, count on Aretsky Law Group, P.C. to utilize its experience and resources to help the court answer these questions and make its decisions in a fair and beneficial manner.
Call Aretsky Law Group, P.C. at 800-537-4154 number or email Mr. Aretsky at Eric@aretskylawgroup.com for your initial consultation. You may also view our firm overview, attorney biographies and our areas of practice when you visit our website at Aretsky Law Group.
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