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No-Fault Divorce in Monmouth County

Attorneys Dedicated to Guiding You Through Divorce Proceedings

For the past six months, you and your spouse have been doing more arguing than discussing. It seems that the least little thing can blow up into a major confrontation. You two never seem to agree on anything.

It could be that there are now irreconcilable differences between you two. And that would mean that divorce is an option for you.

Don't waste another minute arguing. Contact us today. With over six decades of combined experience, the Monmouth County divorce attorneys at the Law Office of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC can help you!

Your New Jersey Divorce Attorneys

For more than 60 combined years, we have dedicated ourselves to helping clients like you through the divorce process. To be able to do so for all these years requires us to keep our legal skills sharp and stay current with the changes in divorce law in New Jersey.

At the Law Office of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC, you not only have experienced and knowledgeable lawyers, but also have an attorney who is certified as a matrimonial law attorney by the Supreme Court of New Jersey: our founder, Steven P. Monaghan.

What Irreconcilable Differences Are and Why They Are Important

Prior to 2007, the only no-fault ground for divorce available to New Jersey residents was the 18-month separation rule. If the spouses have been living apart for at least 18 months, they could file for divorce.

However, in 2007, the New Jersey Legislature added "irreconcilable differences" as a no-fault ground for divorce.

According to the law, "irreconcilable differences" can be any difference between spouses that cannot be reconciled, causing an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. Before you can file for divorce, this breakdown must have lasted a minimum of six months.

Now you do not need to prove these differences, it is easier for you to file for a divorce in New Jersey.

Tired of All That Arguing? Talk to Us. We Can Help.

If your relationship with your spouse has become a negative one, filled by constant arguing, we can help. Talk to an experienced Monmouth County lawyer at the Law Office of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC.

Call our offices today at (732) 624-6343 to schedule your free consultation and learn more about the options available to you in your unique situation.

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