How New Jersey Courts Handle Separate vs. Marital Property

September 30, 2021

Learn more about what the equitable distribution process involves, and how it impacts the distribution of separate and marital property in a divorce. When you are undergoing a divorce, there are a lot of moving parts. The New Jersey Superior Court: Family Part, which handles the dissolution of marriages, follows several specific systems for ensuring that a divorce agreement includes equitable and fair treatment of each spouse and the best interests of any involved children. One of the ways New […]

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Splitting 401K in Divorce

November 30, 2016

When considering separation and divorce in the state of New Jersey, one of the most important factors is thinking about equitable distribution of property.  In most cases, property is distributed fairly, but with a consideration towards which spouse contributed more towards a particular asset.  Retirement related funds however, such as a 401k plan, are different. Passaic County courts follow the same rule of thumb as other courts in NJ.  That is, any money put into the 401k account from the beginning of the […]

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