Category: Marital Assets

Are Pets Considered Marital Property or Members of the Family?

Deciding Pet Custody During Morris County Divorce If you and your family have ever owned a dog or cat, you may be shocked to hear that principles of property division generally apply when family court judges decide who should keep the family pet. Most of us would agree that these highly valued and prized family

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Communicate Successfully Post Divorce – Is It Possible?

Morristown County Post-Divorce Communication Strategy If you’re in the throes of divorce proceedings or your divorce has been recently finalized, you may be asking if a communication strategy with your soon-to-be ex can even exist at all, much less a successful one.  It can.  You can do it.  In this article we will look at

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VIDEO – What types of complex financial issues may need to be addressed during the divorce process?

Address Financial Issues in Their Morris County Divorce During our initial personal and confidential consultation with our clients, many topics important to their divorce will be discussed.  However that conversation at some time will begin to revolve around the financial issues in their divorce. What are the issues? Whether it’s equitable distribution, alimony, child support

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VIDEO – FAQ: How do I begin the divorce process?

How do I begin the divorce process in Morris County and Northern NJ? Divorce is actually the beginning of the end of time of hurt and discontentment. Many people who want to end a negative chapter in their lives through divorce often don’t know where or how to begin the process.  Family law courts can

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Grounds for Divorce in New Jersey

Grounds for Filing for Divorce in Morris County NJ In New Jersey, every divorce must be filed based on a given reason (legally known as a “ground”). As a no-fault divorce State, individuals in New Jersey can file for what is known as a “no-fault divorce” (discussed in the sections below), or file for a “fault-based divorce.”

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Modern Concepts for Prenuptial Agreements

We have now written several times about the many advantages a prenuptial agreement can offer a soon-to-be-married couple. However, in the last few years, more and more prenuptial agreements are being created which address much more modern issues than traditional prenuptial agreements have typically addressed. If you are considering entering into a Morris County prenuptial

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Pet Custody and Divorce

Oct 12
Pet Custody and Divorce
By Categories Divorce, Marital Assets

For many families, their dog, cat, or any other kind of pet is more than just a pet, it is a member of the family. As difficult as resolving divorce issues such as child custody, child support, alimony, or marital asset division can sometimes be, deciding “pet custody” can often be just as difficult to

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How Can I Resolve My Divorce Without Court Litigation?

Before any Morris County divorce can be finalized, the divorcing couple will need to come to an agreement regarding the key issues of child custody, child support, alimony and spousal support, and division of assets. Every marriage is different, and for some couples deciding the issue of alimony may be particularly difficult, while deciding how

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