Representing yourself in a Divorce can be dangerous. CORRECTION, IT IS DANGEROUS! You don’t understand or know the law which many times results in you making decisions or entering into an Agreement that is not best for you. For example, I recently had a client who is a really nice guy and at the time of the Divorce, he and his wife were cordial so him being the nice guy he is, he agreed to a Divorce Settlement Agreement that was TERRIBLE! This Agreement was prepared by an att
In New Jersey, there are several different causes of action (aka grounds to file for Divorce). The most frequently used Cause of Action is irreconcilable differences. Irreconcilable differences simply requires that 1) irreconcilable differences exist in your marriage; 2) they have existed for at least 6 months prior to the filing of the Divorce Complaint; and 3) there is no prospect of reconciliation. Although this Cause of Action requires these differences exist for 6 month
Did you know that ALL debts accumulated during the marriage are subject to equitable distribution at the time of divorce?
You may say, well yeah, the mortgage, our home equity loan, I know that. That’s not what I’m referring to.
ALL personal debts that are accumulated during the marriage are subject to equitable distribution during divorce. I bet I got your attention now! That includes the following:
1. Credit card debt;
2. Personal loans, and
3. School loans! One of