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November 2018 Archives

Judge responds to request for harsh sentence in asset-hiding case

A state attorney vowed a few months back to “ask the judge for a tough sentence” in a matter featuring the bad conduct of a divorcing spouse hiding marital wealth. We traced the basic details of that criminal case in our September 28 blog post at The Law Office of Rajeh A. Saadeh in Somerville.

A court case to note re transferred divorce assets, Part 2

We referenced in a recent blog post what one national publication termed “a really big case” in the realm of divorce-linked asset transfer and distribution. Our November 15 post focused specifically on the common scenario involving the transfer from one divorcing spouse to the other of company-sponsored retirement funds and individual retirement accounts, respectively.

Court decision spotlights transferred retirement accounts in divorce

Divorce commentators commonly stress that marital splits often have some commonality regarding their core issues, but that there is no such thing as a “typical” divorce. The divorce process poses unique challenges and opportunities for every separating couple in New Jersey and nationally.

The shifting winds of alimony

Will there be alimony in your divorce? On the one hand, spousal support (alimony) is not as common as it used to be. Women are more self-sufficient than in the past - in fact, many modern women are the breadwinners in the household.