Civil Unions vs. Domestic Partnerships in New Jersey - what’s the difference?

Civil Unions vs. Domestic Partnerships in New Jersey – what’s the difference?

Civil Unions vs. Domestic Partnerships in New Jersey – what’s the difference? A domestic partnership is a legal term given to an interpersonal relationship between two individuals who share a common domestic life, but are not joined by marriage or civil union. In 2004 the New Jersey Legislature enacted the Domestic Partnership Act, which made…

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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…

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