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  • Division of Property in New Jersey Divorces: What’s Fair?

    Dec 4, 2023

    Navigating the emotionally charged landscape of Marital vs. Separate Property Before we can understand the process of dividing assets, it's important to differentiate between marital and separate property. Marital Property: This includes most assets and debts that a couple accumulates during their marriage. Things like homes, vehicles, joint bank...
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  • My Spouse Just Asked for a Divorce. What Do I Do?

    Oct 12, 2023

    Learning that your spouse wants a In this article, with insights from Joseph J. Russell, a renowned New Jersey Divorce & Family Law Attorney, we outline the steps to take if you find yourself faced with this challenging scenario. Allow Yourself to Process Firstly, give yourself time to process...
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  • How to Safeguard Your Business from Marital Property Claims in a Divorce – A Comprehensive Guide

    Sep 20, 2023

    Divorce Understanding Marital Property In New Jersey, the law considers most assets acquired during a marriage as 'marital property.' This classification often includes businesses that started or significantly grew during the marriage. However, exceptions do exist, and being aware of them can offer you a strategic advantage in safeguarding your...
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  • High-Profile Divorce in New Jersey: Navigating the Complex World of High Net Worth Separation

    Aug 15, 2023

    In the dynamic and multifaceted landscape of divorce law, high-profile divorce cases hold a unique position that requires specialized knowledge and strategic insight. High net worth individuals, such as financial advisors, hedge fund managers, and corporate officers, often face a complex web of compensation structures that can greatly affect divorce...
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  • Postnuptial Agreements in NJ Explained

    Jul 18, 2023

    In the world of marriage and relationships, legal agreements play a crucial role in defining the rights and responsibilities of spouses. One such agreement gaining popularity in New Jersey is the Postnuptial Agreement. Also known as a "postnup" or "post-marital agreement," it is a contract entered into by spouses after...
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  • Child Custody Modifications in NJ: When and How Can You Seek Changes?

    Jun 20, 2023

    Child custody arrangements are designed to provide stability and support for children after a divorce or separation. However, as circumstances change over time, it may become necessary to modify these arrangements to better serve the best interests of the child. In New Jersey, the legal system recognizes that a child's...
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  • How Does a Child's Age Impact Custody Decisions in Family Law Cases?

    May 18, 2023

    When it comes to family law cases, Understanding the Best Interests of the Child Standard: In family law cases, the guiding principle for custody determinations is the best interests of the child. This standard takes into account various factors, such as the child's physical and emotional well-being, stability, and...
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  • Divorce in the Digital Age: How Technology is Changing Family Law in New Jersey

    Apr 19, 2023

    In today's digital age, technology has dramatically changed the way we communicate, work, and even how we approach legal matters. With the advent of new technologies, the Electronic Communication and Social Media One of the most significant impacts of technology on Social media posts, messages, and photos can...
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  • Navigating the Complexities of High-Asset Divorce Cases in New Jersey

    Mar 16, 2023

    Divorce 1. Equitable Distribution New Jersey follows the principle of 2. Alimony and Child Support In New Jersey, both 2. Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements Pre- and post-nuptial agreements 3. Tax Implications High-asset divorces can have significant tax implications, particularly with respect to the division of retirement accounts, ...
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  • Intersecting Paths: Domestic Violence in the Context of Divorce Proceedings

    Feb 16, 2023

    Divorce In addition, domestic violence often intersects with divorce proceedings, which can complicate matters and make the process more difficult for everyone involved. In this article, we will discuss the intersection of domestic violence and divorce proceedings and how an attorney can help victims of domestic violence navigate the legal...
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