What Happens To Our Home In Divorce?

What Happens To Our Home In Divorce?

In divorce, real property is either sold to an outside third party or transferred to one party pursuant to the couple’s “equitable distribution” (asset division) and memorialized in a Separation Agreement or Stipulation of Settlement Agreement (the “Settlement...
When Can We Leave the Kids Home Alone?

When Can We Leave the Kids Home Alone?

Divorced, married or separated, most working parents run into obstacles, issues and financial burdens providing quality childcare for their minor children 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 26% of children under 21 live in single...
How is Real Property Transferred in Divorce?

How is Real Property Transferred in Divorce?

Residential real property includes houses, condominiums and cooperative apartments. “Co-ops” are technically not real property but for our purposes a Co-op can be the marital home and transferred in a divorce similarly to real property. Depending what type of property...
What is Divorce Mediation?

What is Divorce Mediation?

“Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser — in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker the lawyer has a superior opportunity of being a good man.” – Abraham...

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