NJ 2A:34-8. Jurisdiction stated.

NJ Statute: 2A:34-8. Jurisdiction stated.

The Superior Court shall have jurisdiction of all causes of divorce, dissolution of a civil union, bed and board divorce, legal separation from a partner in a civil union couple or nullity when either party is a bona fide resident of this State.  The Superior Court shall have jurisdiction of an action for alimony and maintenance when the defendant is subject to the personal jurisdiction of the court, is a resident of this State, or has tangible or intangible real or personal property within the jurisdiction of the court. The Superior Court may afford incidental relief as in other cases of an equitable nature and by rule of court may determine the venue of matrimonial and civil union actions.

Amended 1971, c.212, s.5; 2006, c.103, s.68.

AKA: NJ Divorce Law 2A:34-8. Jurisdiction stated.

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