Get on the path to results today.

The Steps of a Divorce.

Step 1: File a Divorce Complaint

Case files on a table

Step 2: Appearance/Answer and Counterclaim

Mediation meeting with counsel

Step 3: File a Case Information Statement

Complaint signature needed

Step 4: Settlement Agreement/Early Settlement Panel

scale of equality

Step 5: Economic Mediation

Case review of client documents

Step 6: Intensive Settlement Conference.

Final paperwork in the divorce process call the final judgment of divorce


Step 7: Trial

Our Team

Law office owner

Lawyer - Nancy Murray Horta, Esq.

Nancy Murray Horta attended law school in Boston Massachusetts and graduated from New England School of Law, Boston. Mrs. Horta began her legal career by completing a one-year judicial clerkship for the Honorable William R. Delorenzo, Jr. (Ret.).  Upon completion of her judicial clerkship, Mrs. Horta began practice in the private sector and has devoted her practice exclusively to matrimonial law and family law  related matters.   

Mrs. Horta is a member of the Bergen County Bar Association. She served as President Elect of the Bergen County Young Lawyers Division for the 2015/2016 term.  Mrs. Horta a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and Women Lawyers in Bergen. She volunteers as a panelist for the Bergen County Superior Court Early Settlement Panel Program and the State Ethics Committee. 


Administrative - Assistant Krystal Murray

As my assistant and office manager, she will work directly with you to get you in contact with the services that you need.