Regardless of how amicable your divorce is, it will likely be an emotional process. It can be a difficult time in which you will have to make decisions that will affect the rest of your life, with many of them being financial. Many people reflect back to times when they made wrong decisions, and more often than not, those were choices made when they were highly emotional.
When a New Jersey couple is planning to marry, there are many things to consider, from the wedding venue to where to start their new lives together. Many couples fail to see past their wedding day, however, and do not take the necessary steps to protect their future interests in the form of a prenuptial agreement.
If the marriage was unhappy, the divorce was likely hostile. Perhaps the custody battle was fierce and dirty, and that has left you bitter. As difficult as it was to get along with your spouse before the divorce, now parenting has the added challenge of two separate households, complicated schedules and divided holidays.
It is easy to overlook complicated assets that you might never think about on a daily basis. If you are seeking a divorce then your spouse might be happy keeping it that way too. Many people do not realize all of their spouse's accounts that are a part of joint marital assets. Below are some common items that often get overlooked when dividing assets:
As a parent, your main concern is the well-being of your children, and, sometimes, protecting their best interests requires taking appropriate legal steps. In New Jersey, the custody rights of unmarried parents are the same as married parents, but they may find that it can be challenging to navigate family law issues alone.