Dividing assets and property in a divorce can be one of the most painful, frustrating elements of the process. It can also be incredibly complicated.
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Serving in the military is no small feat. It is stressful, dangerous and exhausting. Members of the military often experience incredible emotional trauma, not to mention the strain of being away from friends and family for lengthy periods of time.
Dividing assets can be one of the most contentious issues in a divorce. Even if discussions about child custody and spousal support were fairly amicable, things can take a turn for the worse when it comes time to divide bank accounts, property and debts.
Signing a prenuptial agreement is an important and valuable step to protecting yourself in life after marriage. The unfortunate reality is that not all marriages last, and signing a prenup can be a critical means of self-preservation.
In the coming weeks, kids across New Jersey will be starting a brand new school year. If you share custody of your child or have primary custody, you can expect certain things to change once your kids start a new school year.
Exchanging custody of your children can be an incredibly complicated and stressful process for parents who do not get along with each other. It's difficult enough to say goodbye to your children or see them sad to leave the other parent; having any sort of interaction with someone you hate or distrust only makes the situation worse.
People have a number of misconceptions about the legal system, particularly when it comes to divorce and other family law matters. Too often, people see highly sensationalized stories that create false expectations and understandings of the process.
Co-parenting your child with an ex can be an overwhelming challenge. However, understand that in most cases, it gets easier as time goes by and everyone adjusts to a new normal.
Dividing assets (and debts) in a divorce is an unavoidable process. When you split up, you will need to divide all the property and liabilities you accumulated during your marriage in a manner deemed equitable, or fair, as directed by state laws.
There is no doubt that divorce takes a toll on kids. No matter how old they are or how much they understand about their parents' decision, children can struggle enormously to come to terms with the divorce. The situation can be especially painful for children of parents who are engaged in a contentious or high-conflict divorce.
Did you know that, in the eyes of the law, your pets are considered property? This means that if you are getting divorced, your beloved animal companion could be part of a property division settlement rather than a custody agreement.