Husbandand i want a divorce, we have properties in his name that were purchased during the marriage, yet they are in his name. He is also an attorney but specializes in another division of law. What am i entitled to in NJ? How can i also get spousal support? I am unemployed.
What funds did he utilize to purchase the properties? If he used marital income, then these properties should be part of the marital assets which are equitably distributed upon your divorce. This also assumes that there is no premarital or other agreement which states to the contrary. You potentially are entitled to alimony, but there needs to be an analysis of the statute, as well as your need for alimony as well as your husband's ability to pay. I cannot recommend enough that you meet with an attorney to discuss your entitlements and what your potential is for an alimony award.
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It depends on what money he bought it with, but without a prenup or some sort of prior agreement, if they were purchased during the marriage, they will likely be considered marital assets.
Thank you for your question. Many factors would need to be looked at, including how those properties were attained, what assets are subject to equitable distribution, your earning history, etc. to make any preliminary determinations on what you are entitled to. My suggestion is that you connect with an experienced family law attorney. Many firms offer free consultations so that you can start to assess your situation with an attorney, who can help safeguard your assets.
Please mark this answer as "Helpful" or "Best Answer" if my advice helped you. I hope you understand that the information I presented to you is based on the limited facts presented and is based on New Jersey law. Also, this information does not contain any confidential information and does not create any attorney/client relationship.
It is difficult to know how to answer your questions without getting more information from you. I understand your situation but need much more information about earnings or education or lifestyle.
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