Q: Is financial infidelity considered grounds for divorce?
I have been married for 5 years, and my husband has not been responsible with our finances. He put me in a big debt with ezpass tickets, not paying the car note, and late in rent. Always lies about money and I have not idea what he does with his time. We agreed to get a divorce, he refuses to pay the ezpass tickets or address the car note. The car got repossessed.
A: Residents of New Jersey for at least one year before filing a complaint are able to obtain a divorce without cause for "irreconcilable differences," as long as those differences have existed for at least 6 months, and there is no reasonable prospect of your reconciliation. Basically, if you decide on your own that you want to divorce, you are able to obtain one without getting specific about why.
A: If you want to file for divorce in New Jersey, you can file based on irreconcilable differences or you can file based on extreme cruelty ( detailing the information listed above) or you can file based on both claims. The problem is that regardless of the cause of action for divorce, they will not get you more money back from him in the divorce. It sounds like getting a divorce from him is the best thing that can happen to you.
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