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Family Law Attorneys in Somerset County, New Jersey

Martin & Tune, Attorneys at Law is a highly regarded law firm dedicated to serving clients throughout New Jersey. We prioritize personal attention and giving our clients the peace of mind in knowing they chose the best possible representation for their legal matters.

Our attorneys offer legal services in a variety of practice areas, including:

Our dedicated family law attorneys know that issues involving couples, children, and finances are often emotional and stressful, and we understand that each client has different legal needs. We take the time to review and discuss all legal options to ensure a smooth process for clients who may be going through a difficult time.

Family Law

Our attorneys can help with your family law matter in many ways, including:

  • Appeals and modification
  • Determine alimony and child support
  • Develop custody plans and resolve disputes
  • Discuss property division
  • Divorce mediation
  • Domestic violence
  • Draft divorce documents
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Settlement and litigation

Our family law attorneys understand that couples get divorced for many reasons, that child custody issues are deeply personal and sensitive, and that each client has different needs. We take the time to review and discuss all legal options to ensure a smooth process for clients who are often going through a difficult time.

Divorce Mediation and Litigation 

In New Jersey, mediation is generally the first step in the divorce process. If the divorcing couple is able to communicate effectively, mediation can help to avoid a lengthy, stressful, and expensive trial. However, if litigation is necessary, our skilled legal team is prepared to advocate for our clients during that process as well.

While uncontested divorces are usually the least complicated because the couple agrees to the terms, it is always advisable to have a knowledgeable divorce lawyer on your side to protect your best interests should any unexpected issues arise in any type of divorce.

New Jersey allows for no-fault divorces through two causes of action:

  • Irreconcilable differences: In these cases, both spouses must have lived in New Jersey for a year, and be able to prove that the marriage has been broken beyond repair with no prospect of reconciliation for at least six months. Citing irreconcilable differences allows a marriage to end without either spouse taking the blame.
  • Separation: Spouses must be able to prove that they have lived separately for at least 18 months and there is no chance of reconciliation in order to file for this kind of no-fault divorce.

Spouses seeking an at-fault divorce are required to provide evidence that at least one of the following grounds applies:  

  • Adultery
  • Desertion
  • Deviant sexual conduct
  • Drug or alcohol addiction
  • Extreme cruelty
  • Imprisonment
  • Institutionalization for mental illness

A Somerset County family law attorney will address your questions and concerns, and handle the details of your case from start to finish, including:

  • Filing the Complaint
  • Case Management Conferences
  • Gathering and submitting discovery
  • Drafting Case Information Statement (CIS)
  • Economic mediation
  • Settlement agreements
  • Custody issues
  • Filing motions
  • Trial

Facing a legal matter alone can be costly, both financially and emotionally, for you and your family. Whatever type of family law matter you are going through, Martin & Tune, Attorneys at Law can provide you with the experienced representation you need to achieve successful resolution and the best possible outcome.

Local resources that can provide information about your case include: Somerset County Courthouse, Somerset County Clerk, and Somerset County Administration Building.

Somerset County Family Law Attorneys at Martin & Tune Value Client Relationships

The Somerset County family law attorneys at Martin & Tune are accessible and will protect your rights and best interests. With an office conveniently located at 1 Old Highway 28, Whitehouse, New Jersey, we proudly serve clients in Hunterdon County, Somerset County, Monmouth County, and the surrounding areas. Our office hours are Monday to Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM. To schedule a consultation, call us at 908-534-9091 or fill out our online form.