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Can an Inheritance Be Divided in a Divorce?

New Jersey law follows the rule of equitable distribution of property in divorce, where marital property is divided based on what the Court believes to be fair. However, this applies to marital property only. In divorce, marital property is anything that both spouses own jointly and/or that either spouse acquired during the marriage. It can […]

What Is Considered a High-Asset Divorce?

A high-asset divorce generally means that the couple seeking a divorce has considerable assets of great value that will need to be equitably distributed. High-asset divorces can be more complex or contentious for several reasons. More Assets to Value It is not uncommon for couples in a high-net-worth marriage to own multiple houses or properties, […]

What Are My Visitation Rights as a Grandparent?

When a couple divorces and there are ongoing custody and parenting time disputes between the parents, the grandparents could be denied visitation. In New Jersey, absent the existence of certain specific criteria, grandparents do not have a legal right to visitation with their grandchildren.  Visitation rests solely in the discretion of the parents.  If you […]