Whether you file for divorce with or without an attorney, there is a filing fee for the complaint for divorce in New Jersey. It is $300.00 without children and $325.00 if you have children who are not emancipated. To respond to a complaint for divorce by filing an answer, the fee is $175.00 or $200.00 for the same reasons. If you are not contesting the grounds for the divorce but wish to be heard on other issues such as support, property distribution or custody etc., the fee is $175.00. There are other fees that may apply for applications made during the divorce or after the divorce.