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  • Indian marriage for 4 years, no marriage certificate, not consummated, taxes filed as single for 2 and married for other 2-help?

    Hi, I got married in india per hindu culture, but got no marriage certificate. We never consummated the marriage and he made me file taxes in US for the first 2 years as single and by the time I realized, after which I started filing as married. I...

    Robert’s Answer

    If you or he reside in NJ, he can file here.

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  • If i receive Alimony from my Husband and that is my sole income due to being unable to work can child support be pulled?

    I have a daughter who is 18 years old. I am receiving Alimony. Can a portion of that get pulled for child support if my husband decides to fight for support? Even though im unable to work and only able to live off the alimony? I am currently livin...

    Robert’s Answer

    If the payor of alimony has custody of a child, yes you can be required to pay child support.

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  • Is final hearing a mandatory processor in a New Jersey's uncontested divorce?

    Is final hearing a mandatory processor in a New Jersey's uncontested divorce?

    Robert’s Answer

    It depends on the county. Most will require an appearance.

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  • Do I have to report side income for the purposes of child/spousal support?

    My NJ divorce finalized in April 2016. As per my PSA, alimony payments cease in May of 2017. I make a small amount of varying income that goes unreported (less than $5k annually.) I collect cash or checks payable to cash. I don't issue receip...

    Robert’s Answer

    Yes, all income counts. And you shouldn't be so willing to admit you are violating the tax codes.

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  • Can i file for Divorce if I got married out of USA?

    I got married out the country in Salvador. But im a NJ resident for 20yrs and my wife as well. Can I file for divorce in NJ even though We got married in another country. Please advice...

    Robert’s Answer

    Yes. It doesn't matter where you were married. You can file in NJ if you are a resident here.

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  • NJ Divorce

    I want to know if i file for divorce. I live in NJ for 20yrs my wife live as well. But we got married out the country. Can i file a divorce in NJ eventhough we got married in Ecuador?

    Robert’s Answer

    Yes. As long as you are a resident of NJ, you can file here. It doesn't matter where you were married.

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  • Which Court to file for divorce ?

    I stay in West New York, New Jersey. Where should I file my divorce petition ?

    Robert’s Answer

    If you live in WNY, then Hudson County.

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  • Can my restraining order be dropped when I have safety concerns?

    I have a motion scheduled for court as my ex is trying to have the restraining order I have against him dropped. I have had issues dropping our child for supervised visitation as my ex keeps wanting to talk with me and I would repeat that he shou...

    Robert’s Answer

    Seems unlikely that the court would dismiss the FRO based on the facts you describe.

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  • I live in New Jersey but got married in New York. My husband lives in Jamaica. How do I go about getting a divorce. Thanks

    I got married almost 10 years ago. My husband has moved back to his native country of Jamaica without my knowledge and I have not seen him in over 9 years. How do I get a divorce. Will the process be long. Thanks for your response

    Robert’s Answer

    You'll need to serve him, but if you know where to find him, you can complete the process n NJ.

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  • What happens to the furniture and other items that I can't take with me when I leave my marital home?

    I am filling out the paperwork this week to file for divorce. My attorney has advised me to leave asap because my husband of 17 years is psychologically abusive to my daughter and myself. I can move in with family by the end of the week but I doub...

    Robert’s Answer

    You should discuss this with your attorney. He knows all the specific facts of your case.

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