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Category: Equitable Distribution

How Can I Protect My 401(k) Assets in a Divorce?

The divorce process can take a major financial toll when it comes time for you and your spouse to divide your marital assets. You may be surprised to learn that any contributions during your marriage made to your 401(k) plan are considered marital property, which means it will be subject to division in a divorce. …

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Who Gets to Keep the House in a Divorce?

Because the marital home is often the most valuable asset or one of the more valuable assets in a divorce, a New Jersey court has jurisdiction over the home and any divorce agreement and will address the equitable distribution of the marital home.

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Equitable Distribution of Property

Factors Affecting the Equitable Distribution of Property in New Jersey Most, if not all, couples acquire assets throughout their marriages. When contemplating divorce, individuals want to understand how the Courts will divide marital assets that are subject to “equitable distribution.” Equitable Distribution includes all assets with a monetary value, including but not limited to retirement …

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Allocating Credit Card Debt During Divorce

When parties are in the midst of a divorce, one bone of contention can be credit card debt. The general rule is marital debt is any debt incurred during the marriage for the benefit of the marriage. How to Navigate Credit Card Debt During Divorce When it comes to credit card debt that could be …

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Is my Ex-Spouse Entitled to some of my Stimulus Funds?

Written by Joanna R. Adu, Esq. As a result of the recently enacted Coronoavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (also known as the CARES ACT), eligible Americans have received, or are set to receive, a one-time payment from the federal government, referred to as a “stimulus” payment. The exact amount of any particular stimulus …

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How Divorce Impacts the Marital Home

During a divorce, couples have many concerns about splitting up their joint property and assets. One major consideration involves dividing the marital home. For couples who own a home together, the implications of a divorce have great impact on the terms of home ownership and occupation of the residence. Co-owners have several arrangements available as …

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What Documents Should Be Gathered for a Divorce?

If you are considering a divorce in New Jersey, there are several documents that will be necessary for you to have as you prepare for the process. There are several reasons to gather this information even before you have a consultation with a divorce lawyer. The more information you can present at your first meeting, …

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Who Gets the Timeshare in the Divorce?

The division of assets and liabilities is an essential part of the divorce process. Just as every couple is unique, so is their financial landscape. Most divorcing spouses have to navigate the allocation of homes, vehicles, retirement monies, and other common assets. In some divorces, there is yet another asset that can be a bit …

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Jeff Bezos (Amazon CEO) Divorce Viewed Under the Lens of New Jersey Law

Written by:  Marissa A. Del Mauro, Esq. Recent news outlets have reported that, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie Bezos have decided to file for divorce after 25 years of marriage.  It has been reported that the divorce will be filed in Washington State, which is a community property state.  This leaves the …

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Underage Marriage Ban

It is estimated that over 150,000 minors were married in the United States from 2000 to 2010. While there are states that require individuals to be 18 years old before marrying, other states allow for children as young as 14 years old to be wed. Even in states that have minimum age limits for marriage, …

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How Can I Protect My 401(k) Assets in a Divorce?

The divorce process can take a major financial toll when it comes time for you and your spouse to divide your marital assets. You may be surprised to learn that any contributions during your marriage made to your 401(k) plan are considered marital property, which means it will be subject to division in a divorce. …

Continue Reading…

Who Gets to Keep the House in a Divorce?

Because the marital home is often the most valuable asset or one of the more valuable assets in a divorce, a New Jersey court has jurisdiction over the home and any divorce agreement and will address the equitable distribution of the marital home.

Continue Reading…

Equitable Distribution of Property

Factors Affecting the Equitable Distribution of Property in New Jersey Most, if not all, couples acquire assets throughout their marriages. When contemplating divorce, individuals want to understand how the Courts will divide marital assets that are subject to “equitable distribution.” Equitable Distribution includes all assets with a monetary value, including but not limited to retirement …

Continue Reading…

Allocating Credit Card Debt During Divorce

When parties are in the midst of a divorce, one bone of contention can be credit card debt. The general rule is marital debt is any debt incurred during the marriage for the benefit of the marriage. How to Navigate Credit Card Debt During Divorce When it comes to credit card debt that could be …

Continue Reading…

Is my Ex-Spouse Entitled to some of my Stimulus Funds?

Written by Joanna R. Adu, Esq. As a result of the recently enacted Coronoavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (also known as the CARES ACT), eligible Americans have received, or are set to receive, a one-time payment from the federal government, referred to as a “stimulus” payment. The exact amount of any particular stimulus …

Continue Reading…

How Divorce Impacts the Marital Home

During a divorce, couples have many concerns about splitting up their joint property and assets. One major consideration involves dividing the marital home. For couples who own a home together, the implications of a divorce have great impact on the terms of home ownership and occupation of the residence. Co-owners have several arrangements available as …

Continue Reading…

What Documents Should Be Gathered for a Divorce?

If you are considering a divorce in New Jersey, there are several documents that will be necessary for you to have as you prepare for the process. There are several reasons to gather this information even before you have a consultation with a divorce lawyer. The more information you can present at your first meeting, …

Continue Reading…

Who Gets the Timeshare in the Divorce?

The division of assets and liabilities is an essential part of the divorce process. Just as every couple is unique, so is their financial landscape. Most divorcing spouses have to navigate the allocation of homes, vehicles, retirement monies, and other common assets. In some divorces, there is yet another asset that can be a bit …

Continue Reading…

Jeff Bezos (Amazon CEO) Divorce Viewed Under the Lens of New Jersey Law

Written by:  Marissa A. Del Mauro, Esq. Recent news outlets have reported that, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie Bezos have decided to file for divorce after 25 years of marriage.  It has been reported that the divorce will be filed in Washington State, which is a community property state.  This leaves the …

Continue Reading…

Underage Marriage Ban

It is estimated that over 150,000 minors were married in the United States from 2000 to 2010. While there are states that require individuals to be 18 years old before marrying, other states allow for children as young as 14 years old to be wed. Even in states that have minimum age limits for marriage, …

Continue Reading…