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Simplify the Divorce ProcessA divorce can be the most painful and expensive experience of your life. Whether you use a lawyer or not, protect yourself by getting all the information you need about divorce laws and your legal rights. Let File for Divorce in New Jersey help you get control over this stressful time of your life.Learn how to:• File an Uncontested or Contested Divorce• Protect Your Assets, Yourself and Your Children• Save Money when Working with a Lawyer• Negotiate Child Support and Visitation AgreementsReady-to-Go forms with Step-by-Step Instructions, essential documents you need to:• End the Marriage and Start Fresh• Resolve Property Disputes• Calculate Child Support• Develop a Visitation Schedule• And much more . . .

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									File for Divorce in New Jersey, 2nd Edition
Legal Survival Guides

Author: F. Clifford Gibbons
Author: Rebecca DeSimone



Edition: 2
Table of Contents

Using Self-Help Law Books
Introduction
Chapter 1: Marriage
The Divorce Proceeding
Annulment
Legal Separation
How Divorce May Affect Your Life
Alternatives to Divorcing
Chapter 2: The Legal System
Fact Versus Fiction
The Court System in New Jersey
The Players
Divorce Law
Divorce Procedure
Legal Research
Chapter 3: Lawyers
Hiring a Lawyer
Selecting a Lawyer
Working with a Lawyer
Chapter 4: Preliminary Considerations
Residency
Grounds for Divorce
Relating with Your Spouse
Gathering Financial Information
Negotiation
Chapter 5: Property, Debts, and Alimony
Property
Debts
Alimony
Chapter 6: Child Custody, Visitation, and Support
Child Custody Overview
Custody by Parental Agreement
Mediation
Custody Battles within a Divorce
Child Support
Child Support Enforcement and Collection
Chapter 7: Legal Forms and General Procedures
Filing with the Clerk of the Superior Court
Service of the Complaint Upon Your Spouse
Other Notice
Track Designation
Case Information Statements
Early Settlement Panel
Motions
Courtroom Decorum
Chapter 8: Uncontested Divorce
Negotiation
Uncontested Divorce Procedure
Verified Complaint for Divorce
Property Settlement Agreement
Wife’s Retaking of Prior Name
Final Hearing
Final Judgment of Divorce
Chapter 9: Contested Divorce
Filing and Procedures
Prosecuting the Case
Your Spouse’s Response
Chapter 10: Special Circumstances
When You Cannot Afford Court Costs
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Domestic Violence
Protecting Your Children
Spouse’s Removal of Property
Temporary Support and Custody
Taxes
Pension Plans
Social Security Issues and Benefit Eligibility
Conclusion
Glossary
Appendix A: New Jersey Statutes and Court Rules
Appendix B: Local Courthouse Addresses
Appendix C: Family Practice Division Family Division Managers and Telephone Numbers
Appendix D: New Jersey Child Support Customer Service Hotlines
Appendix E: New Jersey Child Support Guidelines
Appendix F: Blank Forms
Index
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Simplify the Divorce ProcessA divorce can be the most painful and expensive experience of your life.
Whether you use a lawyer or not, protect yourself by getting all the information you need about divorce
laws and your legal rights. Let File for Divorce in New Jersey help you get control over this stressful time
of your life.Learn how to:• File an Uncontested or Contested Divorce• Protect Your Assets, Yourself and
Your Children• Save Money when Working with a Lawyer• Negotiate Child Support and Visitation
AgreementsReady-to-Go forms with Step-by-Step Instructions, essential documents you need to:• End
the Marriage and Start Fresh• Resolve Property Disputes• Calculate Child Support• Develop a Visitation
Schedule• And much more . . .
Author Bio
F. Clifford Gibbons
F. Clifford Gibbons received his JD from Penn State University, Dickinson School of Law. Mr. Gibbons is
licensed to practice in New Jersey, where he also lectures on numerous legal topics, including family
law.<br><br>


Rebecca DeSimone
Rebecca A. DeSimone received her JD from Case Western Reserve University Law School. Ms.
DeSimone is currently in private practice in Erie, Pennsylvania, and is an adjunct professor in English and
law at several area universities.<br>
rea universities.<br>

								
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