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Category: Family Law

Does Sudden Wealth Contribute to a Divorce?

There are several reasons why couples get divorced, including infidelity, lack of commitment, and unrealistic expectations. While couples often experience marital stress when having trouble making ends meet, a sudden and significant increase in income can also cause couples to divorce. Researchers from New York University, Stockholm School of Economics and the University of Barcelona …

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How Is Inheritance Divided in a Divorce?

If you have inherited property or other assets of significant value, you must take the necessary steps to ensure that your inheritance is protected if you and your spouse get divorced. While all marital property is subject to the equitable distribution rule in New Jersey, inheritances are generally considered separate property, meaning they are not …

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What Are My Options if I Cannot Afford a Divorce?

Divorce can be costly, mainly if you and your spouse cannot agree on key issues. Fortunately, there are options available that can make the divorce process more affordable, even if you have limited financial resources. The following are examples of steps you can take to obtain a divorce if you cannot afford to hire a …

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Am I Entitled to My Spouse’s 401(k) in a Divorce?

One of the most financially responsible things you can do as you enter the workforce is to start saving for retirement. For many people, that means participating in their employer’s 401(k) plan, where employees contribute a portion of their pre-tax income to the plan, and those contributions are invested in mutual funds. Over the years, …

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What Are the Benefits of Divorce?

Divorce is a major change that can have a significant impact on your life going forward. While divorce can be stressful at times, you may also find that is has many benefits. Financial Advantages Often, when people think about a divorce, they automatically assume it is going to be expensive. However, while divorces do cost …

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