How to Save Money During a Divorce

It may seem to you as if getting a divorce is a double whammy – one hit to your emotions and another hit to your bank account. However, there are some ways that those who are undergoing a divorce can save money. Here are some tips for easing the financial pain of a divorce: Try…

How to Avoid Common Divorce Mistakes

The process of getting a divorce is fraught with emotion and it is easy to become overwhelmed by both the legal and financial issues surrounding divorce, which can lead to costly mistakes. Here’s how to avoid some of the most common divorce mistakes: Have realistic expectations. Many people – especially those who feel they have…

How Classic Cars are Appraised in a Divorce

When a New Jersey divorce involves assets like a classic car collection, the value of these assets must be determined before a property settlement is reached. In the absence of a pre-nuptial agreement assigning ownership of the car(s) to one spouse, the collection can be considered marital property and added to the list of marital…

What You Need to Know About Retirement Benefits & Divorce

New Jersey is an equitable distribution state, requiring that all marital property be divided fairly — which does not necessarily mean divided equally. Marital property consists of all the assets and debts a married couple acquires either together or as individuals during the marriage. Retirement accounts are typically one of the major assets married couples…

The 5 Reasons You Need a Divorce Attorney

If you were only married for a very short time, have no children or assets, and just want to walk away with no financial obligations to each other, you may be able to divorce with little legal help. However, a majority of married couples looking to split do not fall into these categories. Even if…