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Divorce & Family Law in Toms River, NJ

55+ Years of Combined Family Law Experience

If you are facing a divorce, you need a Toms River attorney who can help you through the legal process and explain your options. Your equitable distribution of property, spousal support, and child custody issues can be points of contention and challenging to resolve. In these cases, the need for quality legal representation cannot be overstated. At Stolfe Zeigler New Jersey Divorce Group, we offer professional legal counsel in divorce matters. As trial lawyers, our skills extend beyond the ordinary.

Contact our Toms River attorneys today at (732) 585-1651!

Our Practice Areas

We offer legal representation for all types of divorces, including:

  • Toms River DivorceHigh asset divorce
  • Collaborative divorce
  • Divorce litigation
  • Mediation
  • Divorce negotiations
  • Uncontested divorce
  • Divorce arbitration

Our legal team is made up of powerful, talented attorneys who take their client’s wishes seriously. Our goal is to achieve the most favorable outcome possible, based on the facts. Many divorces can be resolved outside of court, whether in negotiations, mediation, or with a collaborative divorce. When the other party makes unreasonable demands or refuses to compromise, you need to be confident that your Toms River attorney has the skills to navigate the process successfully. Our experience in high net worth cases allows us to approach even the most complicated scenario with confidence, in or out of court.

Common Divorce Issues

A divorce has many facets, including issues that arise post-decree. Our family law attorneys provide experienced counsel in a broad scope of family law matters, including but not limited to:

  • Child support
  • Spousal support (alimony)
  • Legal separationsToms River family law
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Child support
  • Mediation
  • Post-judgment modifications
  • Domestic violence
  • Grandparent’s rights
  • Collaborative divorce

Frequently Asked Questions

What Are the Residency Requirements to File for Divorce in New Jersey?

The residency requirement stipulates that either party must be a bona fide resident of New Jersey from the time that the cause of action for divorce arose until the divorce is filed. Additionally, that spouse must have been a resident of New Jersey for at least one year prior to filing.

Is New Jersey a No-Fault Divorce State?

New Jersey is a hybrid state, which means it has both fault and no-fault divorces. A no-fault divorce has two grounds: the parties must have irreconcilable differences, or they must have been separate and apart for 18 consecutive months.

What Are the Grounds for Divorce in New Jersey?

The grounds for a fault divorce in New Jersey include: adultery, desertion, habitual drug or alcohol abuse, extreme cruelty, institutionalization, imprisonment, or deviant sexual conduct without the other spouses’ permission.

Contact Our Firm for Help.

Our Toms River attorneys are ready to help you navigate all aspects of the divorce process, from child custody to alimony, and more.

Are you considering divorce, or have a family law matter to resolve? Contact our professional team at Stolfe Zeigler New Jersey Divorce Group today at (732) 585-1651 for an initial consultation.

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  • AVVO Rating 10 Top Attorney Divorce
  • Lead Counsel
  • SJ Magazine
  • Super Lawyers
  • Family Law Top 10
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Marquis Who's Who
  • 2020 Law Firm 500 Award
  • Top Attorney

Meet Our Team

Our Team Is Known for Effectively Litigating, Negotiating and Mediating Cases 
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Client Reviews

Former Clients Speak on How Their Best Interests Were Protected 
  • Wonderful experience. Knowledgeable and responsive! Excellent all-around experience

    “The team office was always prompt to respond and answer any of my questions throughout the process up until, during, and after case closing.”

    - MAC
  • Abigale Stolfe had nothing my best interest in mind while representing me during a difficult time of my life.

    “I would highly recommend Stolfe Zeigler for any legal matter, they went above and beyond to make sure I was taken care of.”

    - Nelson Riccardi
  • I would not want anyone other than Sonya standing next to me in Family Court, Her experience and expertise simply ease my mind and reduce my stress.

    “She is quite the presence in a courtroom, sophisticated looks and a "take no nonsense" attitude .”

    - John C
  • It’s a matter of trust!

    “Professional, excellent court presence, I feel secure knowing she’s on my side of the aisle.”

    - John C
  • Simply terrific

    “The best in Ocean County!”

    - Rob
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