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Can I Lose My Business in a Divorce in New Jersey?

Author: Nicole Casciola and Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

If you are a business owner anticipating a divorce in New Jersey, you may be concerned about whether you will lose your business in a divorce. Many people are...

How Does a Buy Sell Agreement Work in a Divorce in New Jersey?

Author: Erin D. DeGeorge

If you are in the middle of a divorce and you are worried about how the divorce settlement business ownership process will work, a buy sell agreement can be...

LLC and Divorce

Author: Caitlin DeGuilo Toker

Any property you or your spouse acquired during your marriage is generally considered marital property. Marital property in New Jersey is divided based on...

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...

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Are you parenting with a counter parent?

If you are unsure about what counter parenting is and whether your child’s other parent is a counter parent, we can help you. Counter parenting has been defined as parents maintaining their hate, and anger toward each other, stemming from their divorce. In these situations, counter parents are...

February 1, 2023 Read More

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Co-Parent Harassment

Harassment can be defined as any unwanted behavior, physical, verbal or even suggestive behavior that makes a reasonable person feel uncomfortable, upset, anxious in some way or humiliated. There are several types of harassment as defined by law. One specific area of harassment pertains to domestic...

January 27, 2023 Read More

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Same sex marriage law in New Jersey

Over the last decade, the rights of same sex couples have shifted dramatically. On October 21, 2013, same-sex marriage rights in New Jersey became legally recognized.  On that day, a trial court made a ruling invalidating a prior restriction of marriage to persons of different sexes. New Jersey...

January 20, 2023 Read More

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