Division of Property during a Divorce in New Jersey

Division of Property during a Divorce in New Jersey

Division of Property during a Divorce in New Jersey The division of marital property, also referred to as “equitable distribution”, is the judicial division of property rights and obligations between spouses who are divorcing. With equitable distribution, the marital property is not automatically split 50/50, but rather is divided in a manner that is deemed…

The End of Alimony in New Jersey?

The End of Alimony in New Jersey?

The End of Alimony in New Jersey? With high profile celebrity divorces paying out large permanent lifetime alimony awards in recent years, many people are calling for modernization of alimony laws. Most family courts, including those in New Jersey, have the option of ordering permanent alimony payments to be paid to the lesser-earning spouse. This…

Child Custody in New Jersey

Child Custody in New Jersey

Child Custody in New Jersey In New Jersey, there are two components to custody, “physical custody” and “legal custody”. Physical custody determines where the children will live and when; while legal custody governs who will have the power to make choices regarding how the children are raised, such as health-care and education related decisions. Download…