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Setting Aside a Divorce Agreement

If you think your divorce judgment should not become final, you can ask the court to be relieved from it. However, this is not an easy task. You must have a specific reason or reasons for your request that the court recognizes.

To be relieved from final divorce judgment, these are the reasons recognized by the court. The court can relieve you from final judgment due to:

  • Inadvertence, a mistake, or a surprise of excludable neglect
  • New evidence that altered the judgment or order, and, with due diligence, could have been grounds for a new trial
  • Misrepresentation, misconduct, or fraud, from the opposing party
  • The judgment or order is void
  • The judgment order is no longer equitable after it has been satisfied or discharged, or a prior order has been reversed or otherwise vacated

In addition, any application to set aside a divorce judgment must be made within a time limit that is no longer than one year after the judgment was entered.

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When you hire us, you get the benefit of our deep knowledge in divorce law and our more than 60 years of combined experience helping clients like you. Our founder, Steven Monaghan, has been certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a matrimonial law attorney, so our firm has the deep understanding of divorce law that few other Monmouth County divorce attorneys possess.These are especially important benefits to you, seeking to accomplish the difficult task of setting aside a divorce judgment.

Want to be Relieved From Your Divorce Judgment? Call Us.

If you think you may have sufficient reason to ask the court to relieve you from your divorce judgment, we can help you. We are the experienced divorce lawyers in Monmouth County at the Law Offices of Steven P. Monaghan, LLC, who can provide you with a comprehensive review of your current judgment.

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