NJ Child Custody Laws
We have gathered the following New Jersey divorce laws and statutes concerning child custody. The statutes provided below are meant only to serve as general information. If you have questions concerning the divorce process in New Jersey, please contact Villani & DeLuca, P.C. at 732-965-3350 for a free consultation.
Child Custody Laws in NJ:
- 9:1-1. Equal rights of parents to services and earnings of minor child; action for injuries to child.
- 9:2-1. Custody of children of parents divorced in another state or country.
- 9:2-2. Custody of children of divorced or separated parents within jurisdiction of Superior Court; removal from jurisdiction; consent; security.
- 9:2-3. Custody of children of parents living separately; powers of court.
- 9:2-4. Child custody.
- 9:2-4.1. Custody and visitation denied to person fathering a child through rape.
- 9:2-5. Death of parent having custody; reversion of custody to surviving parent.
- 9:2.7. Habeas corpus to determine custody of child; access to child.
- 9:2-7.1. Visitation rights for grandparents or siblings.
- 9:2-7.2. Concealment of child; preliminary hearing as to custody.
- 9:2-9. Unfit parents and custodians, court action to grant relief.
- 9:2-10. Order for proper care of child.
- 9:2-11. Commitment of child to child caring society; cost of proceedings; consent to adoption of child; support by relative.