All of us here at Jacobs Berger want to reassure our clients and business associates that their health and safety are our primary concern.

All of us here at Jacobs Berger want to reassure our clients and business associates that their health and safety are our primary concern and that we are also committed to the health and safety of our staff and our families. Though we are currently working remotely, we continue to operate as we always have, providing quality service and for us, it is “business as usual.”


We are offering telephonic and video calls, conferences, mediations, and strategic planning sessions to continue to service our clients and prospective clients, and are, of course, available for ongoing business partnerships via our virtual network!

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via phone at 973-710-4366, by email, or, if necessary, carrier pigeon. (We are kidding about the last one, but you laughed, didn’t you?) Also, head to our social media pages for some tips on staying healthy, safe and sane during this time.

We are all in this together.

Category: Debt Relief

Which Spouse is Entitled to a COVID-19 Stimulus Check After a NJ Divorce or Separation?

COVID-19 Stimulus Check, Divorce, and Separation Attorneys Morristown NJ Although they are officially referred to as “2020 recovery rebates,” they are technically tax rebates which will be credited against federal income taxes owed in the next tax year. As the on-going pandemic and continuing job uncertainty do nothing to abate the financial woes many couples

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How does Equitable Distribution work in the State of New Jersey?

How does Equitable Distribution work in the State of New Jersey? Our founder attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. with nearly 20 years of experience, and certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney and Qualified as a Family Law Mediator, explains in this video the proper concept of Equitable Distribution.

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How is a Family-owned Business Handled during the Divorce Process?

Family-owned Business and Divorce Attorneys Morristown NJ Our experienced attorney Jamie N. Berger, Esq.explains some of the different routes a family-owned business may take in the middle of a divorce process. What to do with a Family Owned Business in a Divorce Process? Something that can complicate divorce issues is when you have a family-owned

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Protect Your Post Divorce Credit Rating & Creditworthiness

Dividing Debt and Protecting Credit Rating in Your Morristown NJ Divorce Serving Clients across Madison, Florham Park, Morristown, Randolph, Rockaway, East Hanover and Morris County As discussed in “Debt and Divorce”, when it comes to equitable distribution during divorce proceedings, debt must be fairly divided in a similar fashion to assets including complex assets, retirement assets, family-owned and

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Full Financial Disclosure & Discovery Process

Full Financial Disclosure & the Discovery Process Divorce Attorneys Morristown NJ Serving Clients across Madison, Randolph, Morristown, East Hanover, Dover, Tewksbury and across Morris County Collecting, preparing, and exchanging full financial disclosures is a vital part of the divorce process. Willful omissions of debts and assets when preparing the preliminary financial documents can lead to

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Unvested Stock: Retirement Assets & Equitable Distribution

Unvested Stock and Equitable Distribution Attorneys Morristown NJ Representing Clients across Randolph, Madison, Morristown, Florham Park, Denville and across Morris County, New Jersey Often considered the most time-consuming and demanding aspect of any divorce process, the division of assets must be completed before a Morris County divorce can be granted. Whether you and your partner

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Imputing Income To Determine Child Support Obligations

Morristown Divorce Attorneys Discuss Imputing Income in Child Support Proceedings Serving Clients in Denville, Randolph, Hanover, Madison, Morristown, Tewksbury, and Morris County Imputing income or “attributing” income to one party can be a significant issue in divorce or the dissolution of a civil union, especially if there is a disparity in incomes and support is an

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Divorce and Credit Card Debt

Credit Card Debt Distribution in Morris County Divorce Cases Serving Clients in towns across New Jersey and Morris County, including Madison, East Hanover, Morristown, Randolph,  and Florham Park. Marriage can be difficult in the best of circumstances and getting a divorce is inevitably more difficult, as it brings all of the negative issues to the

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Debt Relief Through Bankruptcy or Divorce?

Morristown Divorce Attorneys: Debt and Bankruptcy Financial challenges, disagreements on spending, and/or lack of a unified and agreed upon household budget are often contributing factors when individuals entertain the prospect of divorce. When considering divorce finances often play a role, including but not limited to, the strain that debt can place on a relationship. There

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