In Union County


Approximately 4200 contested and uncontested divorces are filed in Union County each year. The timeframe for completion of an uncontested divorce in Union County is similar to the state average of 2 to 3 months.

Whether you reside off of Route 1 in Elizabeth or Linden, or if you are a resident of one of the municipalities bordering the Garden State Parkway such as Union, Cranford or Rahway, or if you live in one of the towns bordering Route 22 such as Hillside, Plainfield, Westfield or Scotch Plains, if you are a Union county resident, your divorce case is filed, processed and finalized at the Superior Court courthouse in downtown Elizabeth.


After the court has processed your paperwork and assigned a court date I will accompany you to court to take your testimony, and finalize your divorce. Union County does not permit routine non-appearance for the entry of the judgment of divorce. However, the court will allow telephone appearances for military members. Union county judges generally do not require production of the marriage certificate in order to grant the divorce judgment.

The Judges of the Union County Superior Court, Family Part are:

Hon. Roberto Alcazar, J.S.C.
Hon. Mark P. Ciarrocca, J.S.C.
Hon. Katherine R. Dupuis, P.J.F.P.
Hon. Joseph A. Turula, J.S.C.
Hon. Camille M. Kenny, J.S.C.
Hon. Robert A. Kirsch, J.S.C.
Hon. Mirtha Ospina, J.S.C.
Hon. Thomas J. Walsh, J.S.C.

The address of the Union County Child Support Office is 1143-1145 East Jersey Street, Elizabeth, New Jersey 07201. If you have any questions about starting or responding to an uncontested divorce action in Union County Call me directly at (844) 431-3380 to see if your marital situation qualifies for an uncontested divorce. Or e-mail me, Brian Iton, using the e-mail contact form located on this page.