What do they Mean when they Say that New Jersey is an Equitable Distribution State and Not a Community Property State?
When it comes to dividing a divorcing couple’s property, there are two ways the court can handle this process: through equitable distribution or through community property rules. Equitable [...]
Immediately After I Was Divorced I Found Out That My Spouse Hid Assets. Is there Something I Can Do in New Jersey?
When a New Jersey couple divorces, the court divides their assets through a process known as equitable distribution. With equitable distribution, each partner receives a share of the [...]
If there is Real Estate In My Name Alone, Does My Spouse Have A Claim To It During Our New Jersey Divorce?
That depends on whether the property was purchased before your marriage or during it. Even then, certain factors can make a singly-held piece of real estate subject to New Jersey’s [...]
Over the past few decades, it has become socially acceptable and popular for unmarried couples to live together. Some of these couples eventually do marry and others live together for years, even [...]
A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is a legal order that changes a retirement plan’s ownership to allow an individual other than its original holder to receive money from it. A [...]
If you are currently working through the divorce or considering ending your marriage in the near future, it is in your best interest to avoid entering a new relationship until your divorce is [...]
Thousands of New Jersey couples successfully own and operate small businesses as their main source of income. In thousands more cases, individuals operate their own businesses while their spouses [...]