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Social Security Benefits During a New Jersey Divorce | What to Know

When a couple gets married, their finances become deeply intertwined and continue to do so over the years. As a result, separating these finances in the event of a divorce can be difficult. If you are getting divorced, you may have questions and concerns about your social security benefits. Read on to learn more about who […]

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What if My Spouse Files For Bankruptcy During Our Divorce?

Filing for bankruptcy can be an incredibly stressful process. In addition, a divorce can be a stressful and emotional upheaval. If these two things occur at the same time, you may feel completely overwhelmed. These feelings are normal. It is important to know that filing for bankruptcy during a divorce is something that occurs, and […]

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What Am I Entitled to in a New Jersey Divorce? What to Know

When a couple gets married, they combine certain assets. So, if they are getting divorced, what happens to their shared assets? Many people wonder what they are entitled to in their divorce. Read on to learn more about equitable division in New Jersey and what you are entitled to in your divorce. Marital Property vs. […]

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What are the Different Types of Alimony in New Jersey?

Alimony is a matter that is considered in many divorces. What many people do not realize is that there are different types of alimony. Additionally, alimony is often stigmatized and has a lot of false connotations. For example, many people assume gender plays a role in alimony decisions, but this is not the case. No […]

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How Does New Jersey Divide Real Property For Unmarried Cohabitants?

In 2010, the New Jersey Legislature amended its Statute of Fraud’s writing requirement, adding subsection (h), requiring a writing for any “promise by one party to a non-marital personal relationship to provide support or other consideration for the other party….” N.J.S.A. 25:1-5(h). In a recently reported trial court decision, the trial court found it appropriate […]

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What Happens to the Family Home in a New Jersey Divorce?

Going through a divorce is a complicated process, as it requires the division of two people’s lives that were brought together as one. In most cases, this significantly impacts the future of both these parties as well as other family members who are involved. These impacts can be emotional and financial, as it is possible […]

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What is Considered Marital Property in a New Jersey Divorce Case?

A significant part of divorce proceedings for a couple is dividing their property between the two of them. In doing so, the property is broken down into two main categories: marital property and separate property. It is important for spouses entering into divorce proceedings to understand these matters, as it can impact their future after […]

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What Divorce Trends Should I Know About in 2020?

As most things do, divorce has changed over time. There have been common similarities between divorces over the years that have caused several trends to arise. These can be beneficial to be aware of, as they have the potential to impact anyone potentially facing a divorce. Continue reading below about these new trends and retain […]

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How are Complex Assets Handled in a New Jersey Divorce?

Going through a divorce is often an overwhelming process for both spouses as well as their families. This is because it requires the separation of lives that were brought together over a period of time. When this happens, these lives are generally intertwined in many ways, including their assets. Dividing these assets is usually difficult […]

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What Am I Entitled to In a New Jersey Divorce?

Going through a divorce can often be complicated, as it requires separating two lives that were once brought together. When spouses find themselves in these situations, they often wonder what they are entitled to when they officially split from their partner. This raises the question of who can keep the house or car and how […]

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