We often discuss the complications of dividing assets after divorce, however, it can also be difficult to figure out what to do with property you keep after divorce. For instance, you might be struggling to figure out what to do with your wedding ring and other jewelry that symbolized important events in your marriage.
Being a grandparent can be a wonderful experience for any person. Oftentimes, it means enjoying all the fun parts of being a parent without having to shoulder any of the difficult responsibilities.
When people think about filing for divorce, they often see it as a black-and-white situation. Two people don't want to be married, so they file the paperwork, go through mediation or the courts, and finalize the divorce.
Parents who are involved in a highly contentious and bitter divorce often say and do things they wouldn't say or do under normal circumstances. After all, divorce is painful and it can make people angry, scared and combative.
It is no secret that marriage is difficult. In fact, for a lot of people, it is far more difficult than they could have imagined. In many cases, the challenges of marriage prove to be too great and a couple divorces.
Most people do not resolve family legal matters like child custody and divorce alone. They work with a number of parties to help them understand their rights and fight for a fair resolution. Two of the parties often involved are a mediator and an attorney.
According to recent statistics, the current rate of marriage in the U.S. has declined to roughly 50 percent. At the same time, the number of people who live with a partner and/or raise a child outside of marriage is increasing.
Disputes over child custody are often painful and contentious for New Jersey parents. In many cases, parents are fighting to protect and maximize their time with their kids, which means the stakes of these arguments are unquestionably high.
If you are getting married, one of the last things you are probably thinking about is divorce. Unfortunately, ignoring the subject of divorce doesn't change the fact that many relationships ultimately end this way.
If you are getting divorce in New Jersey, then you need to understand that all your marital assets can be eligible for distribution. This doesn't just include your furniture, car and home; it also includes retirement contributions you made while you were married.
Marriages end for any number of reasons. Sometimes one specific reason like infidelity is to blame; other times, there are many issues causing the breakdown of the relationship. In either situation, divorce can be inevitable.
Spousal support can be critical in helping financially disadvantaged parties adjust to life after divorce. Depending on the type of support that a person receives, it can provide long-term stability or short-term relief. In either case, it can be essential for recipients.
On numerous occasions on this blog, we have discussed the complexities of dividing assets in a divorce. It is undoubtedly one of the most challenging, frustrating and contentious steps in the process, and for good reason. After all, your future and financial well-being could be on the line.
If you are a parent ordered to pay child support, then you need to take this obligation seriously. Not only is the financial contribution critical to your child's well-being, but you can face some serious penalties if you do not comply with child support orders.