Jersey City, New Jersey Divorce Attorney

Jersey City is located in Hudson County, New Jersey. Jersey City rests in the middle of Upper New York Bay and Hudson River and Hackensack River and Newark Bay. This waterfront has developed over the past several years exponentially. The Jersey City population has amassed to approximately 247,597 people as of the 2010 United States Census. The development over the past several years and the increased population has made Jersey City, New Jersey not only the largest city in Hudson County, New Jersey but also the 2nd largest city in New Jersey.

Jersey City, New Jersey has a rich heritage and culture going as far back as the 1600s. After the Revolutionary War, Alexander Hamilton and other prominent figures set for the stage in the Jersey City area that was later developed into the waterfront it is today. Jersey City was incorporated by legislative act in 1820 and reincorporated several years later. In the 19th and 20th century, Jersey City was known for it its dock and manufacturing. A designation for immigrants across the world. Today, Jersey City continues to develop and add to its history.

If you are a resident of Jersey City, New Jersey and you have contemplated and decided on pursing divorce it is essential that you seek and retain the assistance of legal counsel so that your rights are protected and you properly understand the divorce process that you will undertake. Your New Jersey Divorce Attorney will properly inform you of the New Jersey divorce process upon to decision to pursue the matter. The divorce proceeding begins with the filing of a Complaint for Divorce. Upon the filing of the Complaint for Divorce, a Summon and the Complaint for Divorce is served on the other party, your spouse. Once your spouse receives the Summons and Complaint for Divorce then your spouse has a specific amount of time to enter their appearance, Answer, or Answer and Counterclaim. Once your spouse has Answered then the Superior Court where the matter was filed, in all likelihood as a resident of Jersey City the matter will be heard in the Passaic County Superior Court, will schedule a Case Management Conference to set forth a discovery schedule. During the time between the Case Management Conference and trial date there will be ample time to negotiate and possibly enter into a settlement agreement with your spouse that may cover the terms of spousal support, child support and custody, and equitable distribution. It is important that you contact a New Jersey Divorce Attorney today to discuss your divorce matter.

Jersey City residents are about 15 minutes away from our office located at 777 Terrace Avenue, Suite 303, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey. For the best route to our office, residents of Jersey City can take Rte. 1-9 North towards Rte. 3. Make a slight left down the ramp and take Rte. 3 west directly towards Rte. 17. Proceed onto Rte. 17 North towards Terrace Avenue. Take the Terrace Avenue exit and our office will be your left hand side. If you are experiencing divorce, matrimonial or family law issues call our firm today to schedule an appointment.