Alimony in New Jersey: What Should I Know?

What is Alimony? A spouse may be entitled to spousal support, or alimony, during and after a divorce.  The underlying purpose of alimony is to help the other spouse achieve financial stability by giving them financial support.  This support can allow the receiving spouse maintain a lifestyle similar to that during the marriage, as well […]

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Property Distribution in New Jersey

If you are in the middle of a divorce, and you and/or your spouse own property, it may be subject to distribution during the divorce negotiations and proceedings.  New Jersey is an equitable distribution state.  Essentially, what this means is, property and assets acquired during the marriage may be subject to disruption between the spouses.  […]

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Marital vs. Separate Property in a Divorce

When a couple gets divorced, they will have to go through the equitable distribution process to divide their assets. This process can quickly become very confusing, frustrating, and emotional. The couple will have to determine which property was theirs prior to the marriage and which property was acquired during the course of the marriage. Marital […]

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