the Steps of a divorce.

Step 1: File a Divorce Complaint


Step 2: Appearance/Answer and Counterclaim


Step 3: File a Case Information Statement


Step 4: Settlement Agreement/Early Settlement Panel


Step 5: Economic Mediation


Step 6: Intensive Settlement Conference.



Step 7: Trial

Our Team


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.