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Closing a Business During a Divorce

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

In New Jersey, the businesses of the spouses are equitably divided when they divorce - if the businesses are marital property. Any business that was started...

High Net Worth Divorce

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

High net worth divorce cases generally involve cases where the value of the marital property is $1 million or more. High asset divorce cases affect every...

How Are Family Business Assets Divided in a Divorce?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

According to the Family Owned Business Institute at Grand Valley State University, there are more than 5 million family businesses in the United State. These...

Is Deferred Compensation a Marital Asset?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Many employers provide a variety of benefits that employees can earn – in time. These executive compensation benefits and employee benefits aren’t payable...

Starting a Business During Divorce

Author: Rosanne S. DeTorres

You may be wondering what starting a new business during divorce is like. If you, and possibly your business partners, are considering starting a business or...

3 Things to Know About Divorce and Executive Compensation in New Jersey

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Individuals who are considering divorce are often concerned about two particular aspects of the end of their marriage: the emotional burden and the financial...

3 Things to Do When You’re Getting a Divorce with a Business Involved

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

For anyone who is not familiar with the divorce process, it may come as a surprise to learn that their own – or their spouse's – individual interest in a...

How The New Federal Tax Code Changes Impact Divorce; and Why New Jersey’s Alimony “Rule of Thumb” and Child Support Guidelines Are Now Obsolete

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

By Luther Jones The implications of last month’s federal tax reforms are so vast that just about everyone will be impacted – including, most notably,...

What Will Happen To My Business During A Divorce?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

Many people who are going through a divorce are concerned about the division of their assets and the effect it will have on their financial well-being.  This...

How Will My Executive Compensation Be Impacted By Divorce?

Author: Carolyn B. Hand

When parties are going through a divorce, they are very often concerned about the financial impact of the divorce process, as well as what their financial...

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Closing a Business During a Divorce

In New Jersey, the businesses of the spouses are equitably divided when they divorce - if the businesses are marital property. Any business that was started after the spouse married is likely to be considered marital property. If you own a business before you marry, the increase in value of the...

October 20, 2021 Read More

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Signs You Are Ready For Divorce

It’s not easy admitting that your marriage is over. It’s not easy making the decision to move forward. Many times though, staying in a loveless marriage or a marriage where you and your spouse have moved in different directions isn’t an option. So, how do you know when you are ready for a...

September 2, 2021 Read More

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Parenting Plan Modification

Parents can’t relax just because they have a custody order and a well-crafted parenting plan. Circumstances often change. The children develop new needs. Divorced spouses develop new relationships. Changes to an existing parenting plan may be necessary. Parents can agree to a parenting plan...

July 20, 2021 Read More

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