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Category: Divorce

What Happens To The Cars During a Divorce in New Jersey?

Generally, cars acquired during the marriage are considered a “marital asset” and subject to equitable distribution.  Determining how to divide two (or more) cars during a divorce is a straightforward process.  In most divorces, each party typically keeps the car that he or she drives. Interestingly, a leased car does not have value and it […]

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How To Interview Your Divorce Lawyer

During the initial meeting with your divorce lawyer (often referred to as an initial consultation), it is important to gather as much information as possible about the lawyer.  You want to be able to make informed decisions on whether the lawyer is right for you.  A strong attorney-client relationship is vital to the success of […]

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What is a Gray Divorce?

A “Gray Divorce” is a term used to illustrate the increasing divorce rate for those ages 50 years and older.  Whether it’s due to people now expecting more out of life, parents waiting until their children have left the nest, or couples are simply living longer, divorce in this population group is on the rise. […]

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Preparing for Divorce During COVID-19

While it may be unpleasant to consider preparing for divorce during these unprecedented times, there are certain steps that you can, and should, take in advance.  These steps will reduce the stress of the divorce process by empowering you and helping you to understand your financial situation. Consult with a Lawyer The decisions you will […]

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WHAT IS A “DIVORCE ON THE PAPERS?”

The Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact citizens globally, including New Jersey residents, on a daily basis. During these uncertain times, one thing remains certain: you can still finalize that divorce you have been working toward. While New Jersey courts continue to be closed to the public and adjust to this “new normal,” the courts have […]

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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 Do I Need to Know About Non-Marital Agreements?

There are many people in today’s day and age who choose to not get married and simply prefer to live with their partner. However, this arrangement does not provide the same legal benefits that marriage does. It is because of this that there are certain steps that should be taken in order to ensure that […]

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What is a Post-Judgment Modification?

During divorce proceedings, a couple is required to settle their marital issues before they can officially go their separate ways. Once these decisions are reached, they must be approved by the judge in order to be considered the law. When they are finalized, they are required to be followed by both former-spouses, otherwise, they can […]

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