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Seven Tips for Dealing with Assets and Liabilities During Divorce

Dividing your assets in divorce is more than figuring out who keeps the house. After all, marriage involves more than sharing a living space: there are cars and keepsakes and bank accounts and 401(k)s that need to be divided.  It can be challenging to sort through everything that has value—both financial and sentimental—as you’re simultaneously …

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Top Tax Issues to Consider When Negotiating Your NJ Divorce Settlement

Choosing to divorce can be the first step toward a happier, more fulfilling life for you and your family—but that doesn’t mean that divorce isn’t challenging. Divorce can feel complex and overwhelming without the right guidance, especially when issues arise that you may have never considered.  One aspect of divorce that surprises many people is …

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How to Prepare Financially for a New Jersey Divorce

The financial aspects of divorce can involve a wide array of legal issues and may impact you and your family immediately and well into the future. The first step towards securing your financial future is preparing for your divorce proceedings. Amongst the many ways to prepare financially for divorce are the document gathering process, establishing …

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Financial Planning and Investing during COVID

Financial Planning and Investing during COVID

Financial Planning and Investing during COVID Our founding attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. interviews Certified Financial Planner Scott Greenberg from SJG Private Wealth Management. Scott Greenberg: As you mentioned, I am a certified financial planner which part of that means that I act as a fiduciary for all of the families that we are blessed …

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Including a Cost of Living Adjustment Clause in your Child Support or Spousal Support Order

Cost of Living Adjustment Clause

Cost of Living Adjustment Clause in a Child or Spousal Support Order Attorneys When going through the divorce process, there is a myriad of factors that must be taken into consideration to ensure that you receive your fair share of the marital assets and that any support you receive after a divorce will sustain you …

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Buying and Selling Real Estate in a Virtual World

Buying and Selling Real Estate in a Virtual World

Buying and Selling Real Estate in a Virtual World Our attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. interviews Brandie Brojan from Real Estate-https://www.brandiebrojan.com. Brandie Brojan: About three years ago, I actually started this new career. That is coming off of a 10-year career in promotions and marketing for various radio stations, and then I did about a …

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Seasoned Divorce Attorneys Handling your Shared-Finances Issues in Morristown NJ

3 Vital Tips to Prevent Shared Finances From Stonewalling Your Divorce

Prevent Shared Finances From Stonewalling Your Divorce Attorneys Morristown NJ Even the most amicable of separations can be stressful and messy, especially when shared assets and debts are involved. As the state of New Jersey divides a couple’s assets through equitable distribution rather than a clear 50/50 percentage to each spouse, it is even more …

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Morristown Divorce and Family Law Attorneys Advising on  COVID-19 Stimulus After Divorce

Which Spouse is Entitled to a COVID-19 Stimulus Check After a NJ Divorce or Separation?

COVID-19 Stimulus Check, Divorce, and Separation Attorneys Morristown NJ Although they are officially referred to as “2020 recovery rebates,” they are technically tax rebates, which will be credited against federal income taxes owed in the next tax year. As the on-going pandemic and continuing job uncertainty do nothing to abate the financial woes many couples …

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Can I Sell my House During Divorce?

Can I Sell my House During Divorce?

Can I Sell my House During Divorce? Our partner attorney Amy L. Miller joined Jacobs Berger, LLC as a Partner in 2017 and focuses solely on family law issues.  Amy’s practice is in the area of family law, including divorce,  mediation,  custody, visitation, alimony, and domestic violence. In the following video, Amy talks about your options when it comes to …

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Explore Your Options for a Divorce Agreement during the COVID-19 situation with a Seasoned Team of Family Law Attorneys

“Shelter-in-place” Orders and Divorce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Shelter-in-place” Orders Impact the Amount of Divorce Cases in 2020 For those living in a struggling marriage, the stress exacerbated by “shelter-in-place” orders can be the tipping point. For the people of New Jersey and around the world, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has greatly affected our daily lives. We have never experienced anything like it, …

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