What is Marital Property?

Generally, when couples enter a contested divorce, their property will be broken down into two primary categories: marital and separate property. This blog will address the difference between the two, as well as detail how the equitable distribution process will influence the outcome of your divorce. Please read on and reach out to our experienced New Jersey divorce attorneys to learn more about what we can do for you. Marital…Read More

Are Any of My Assets Protected from Equitable Distribution during Divorce?

One of the most commonly asked questions during any divorce or divorce mediation is "Are any of my assets protected from being divided during my divorce?" Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to this question. Equitable distribution depends on a great many factors specific to each divorce, and you will need to work closely with your Bergen County divorce attorney in order to determine exactly which, if any assets, can be…Read More

Avoiding Unnecessary Financial Costs & Emotional Pitfalls in Your Bergen County Divorce

Litigation is a tool for protecting and enforcing your rights. Any family attorney would be remiss if they didn't emphasize in their initial consultation that litigation can be unpredictable, the resulting financial costs unknown, and the potentially devastating emotional toll it could take on yourself, your spouse, and any children you may have, if things get personal. Your choice on whether to take the case to trial must factor in objective criteria…Read More

Divorce and Dependent Child Benefit for 2018 Taxes in Bergen County NJ

Do you remember that last year (in 2017) Congress passed the largest piece of tax reform legislation in more than three decades? For couples who are separating or divorcing AND who have either high- or low-value assets, the changes are likely to affect your returns for tax year 2018 (the one you’ll file in 2019). If you are divorcing, you may want to know: "Who gets to claim the Dependent…Read More

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