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If a party is claiming fault (adultery) the party claiming that must prove the adultery.
To obtain a no fault divorce (most common)
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You or your spouse must have lived in New Jersey for 12 consecutive months before the filing of the divorce complaint.
You and your spouse must have experienced irreconcilable differences for six months.
The irreconcilable differences make it appear that the marriage should be dissolved.
There is no reasonable prospect of reconciliation.
Here is the law re: equitable division of property- basically the fair division of property (fair does not necessarily mean equal):ftp://www.njleg.state.nj.us/19961997/A0500/82_i1.pdf
This will walk one through the steps- the first step being filing a complaint and serving the other party:
Link to forms: http://www.judiciary.state.nj.us/prose/
Generally the courts will not award alimony if both parties have the same income.
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