Learn How Abandonment Affects Divorce Cases in Passaic County New Jersey
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Defining the Scope of Marital Abandonment in New Jersey Divorce Cases

May 28, 2023

Abandonment or Desertion has Numerous Implications in a Divorce Situation, from the Initial Filing to Collateral Issues like Child Custody and Beyond. Filing divorce papers in New Jersey requires the one seeking divorce to check the grounds for divorce in a complaint for marriage dissolution. The grounds for a no-fault divorce are irreconcilable differences, but the grounds for fault-based divorces are adultery, imprisonment, cruelty, chronic substance abuse, and other causes of a marriage breakdown attributable to one or both parties. […]

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