Equitable Distribution - New Jersey Divorce Attorney
Foreman Law has extensive experience in helping clients with equitable distribution of marital property in divorce cases. This type of casework requires not only intricate knowledge of the law, but also expertise in handling sensitive situations and complex family dynamics. We pride ourselves on delivering a unique combination of compassionate and tenacious representation. Before diving into the specifics of how we can help you with your specific case, here’s some background information pertaining to Equitable Distribution in New Jersey:
EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION IN NEW JERSEY: THE BASICS
For starters, the state of New Jersey considers the assets and debts a married couple acquires either individually or together during marriage to be “marital property,” regardless of how the property is titled. In New Jersey, Equitable Distribution does not necessarily translate into a 50/50 split of all marital property in a divorce. This is very important to note.
What influences a court’s decision on property distribution? A myriad of factors that include, but are not restricted to:
- Any written prenuptial or post-nuptial agreements
- The length of the marriage
- Each spouse’s health and age
- Any income property either spouse brought into the marriage
- Each spouse’s overall economic circumstances
- Tax consequences
- Each spouse’s debts, liabilities
- Any contributions either spouse made to the education or earning power of the other spouse
- The extent to which either spouse may have delayed pursuing career goals during the marriage
- Any other relevant factors
Note that Judges have leeway in deciding how much weight to give to any single factor. They typically place more weight on the length of the marriage and marriage lifestyle.
WHY I’M THE RIGHT LAWYER TO HELP YOU WITH EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION
It starts with having the right experience. I have extensive experience in this area of family law, and know exactly what it takes to deliver you the results that you need and deserve. Working in a smaller law firm enables me to provide you with the highest levels of professionalism and expertise, and two critical things that a medium-sized or large firm generally doesn’t offer:
- Compassion and unparalleled accessibility
Trust me when I tell you that I am tenacious. I will not stop until I deliver the optimal results that you deserve.
But don’t just take it from me: Click here to read testimonials from my family law clients.
WHERE DO I PRACTICE FAMILY LAW?
My law office is based in Livingston, NJ. I serve all New Jersey Counties including Essex, Morris, Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Sussex, Warren, Union, Middlesex, Ocean, Monmouth and any other county I am needed.
In short, I won’t let geography stand in the way of helping you, and I’m more than ready to take your case! I’ll travel to where you need me. If you’d like to schedule a free appointment, click here, or call me now at (973)-315-3232