Category: Marital Assets

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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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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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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How do I get my child back if we never had custody papers?

How do I get my child back if we never had custody papers? Our attorney, Jamie N. Berger, is a Co-Founder of Jacobs Berger, LLC. Jamie practices exclusively in family law and was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 2006 and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Family Law Section. In the

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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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“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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Avoid Inequitable Asset Distribution & Ensure Child Support Obligations

“Callahan” Constructive Trust, Asset Distribution and Child Support Obligations Attorneys While many divorces are relatively straightforward with couples negotiating for a fair and mutually beneficial outcome Unlike other states, alimony and spousal support in New Jersey are determined without any set guidelines, leaving both parties room for both negotiation and possible contention. Although most spouses

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Case Information Statement in a Divorce

Case Information Statement in a Divorce One of the divorce proceedings your family law attorney will walk you through is the completion of the Case Information Statement, also known as a CIS. Going through a divorce is a complicated and often confusing process. The multitude of steps one must complete in order to finalize a

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Will I lose my Pension as a Result of Divorce?

Will I lose my Pension as a Result of Divorce? Our partner Amy L. Miller Esq. joined Jacobs Berger, LLC in 2017 and continues to focus 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 video, Amy talks about important information you should need

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How are Retirement Accounts Handled in Divorce?

How Are Retirement Accounts Handled in Divorce? Our partner Amy L. Miller, besides her exceptional work at our firm, volunteers as a Family Law Early Settlement Panelist in Morris and Sussex County, and she volunteers as a pro bono attorney for Jersey Battered Women’s Services (JBWS). In the following video, Amy goes over the benefits

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