Part of the divorce process is dividing the many assets and debts the husband and wife accumulated during their marriage through a method called equitable distribution of marital property. Perhaps the most complex type of property to be valued and divided is a marital business.
For various reasons, people often create a Last Will and Testament that intentionally leaves out their surviving spouse. In this case, it is the testator’s intention to disinherit their spouse. Is this legal? Can they do this?
Assuming you have a court order outlining a visitation schedule, it can be incredibly painful when your ex denies you that time with your children. This is particularly true when it becomes a regular occurrence. If you are in this situation, you may be wondering exactly what you can do.
When making a custody determination, the law requires the court to decide based on what is in the best interest of the children. The court doesn’t really care what the father wants to see happen, and the court doesn’t really care what the mother wants to see happen. Instead, what matters is what is best for the children, regardless of the parents’ desires.
Often times, in a divorce case, the marital home is the most valuable property to be divided. Unfortunately for Bravo’s Real Housewives of New Jersey star, Danielle Staub, her husband listed their 7,500 square foot house for sale - without her knowledge! Is that legal?