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Pursuing a fair property division settlement in a divorce

When a person feels the need to end his or her marriage, there are certain things he or she can do to prepare. Individuals who seek a strong property division settlement will be better prepared to adjust financially after the divorce is final, and this can start even before the initial papers are filed. The end of a marriage will affect both New Jersey spouses, but it is possible to secure long-term stability and security.

One important factor to consider during this process is the fact that it is often most beneficial to remove temporary emotions from a divorce. How a person feels now is likely not how he or she will feel long term, and feelings are not necessarily good indicators of what is most practical and beneficial. A person will find it helpful to remember that the point is a strong future, not necessarily getting revenge or fighting over inconsequential things. 

A person will also want to think carefully about the specific things he or she goes after in the divorce order. Many assets are not worth the additional cost and stress of fighting over. With some types of assets, the cost of upkeep and long-term tax implications could mean that it makes no financial sense to try and hold onto them. 

The property division process is one of the most complex and contentious aspects of a New Jersey divorce. In order to protect future interests and seek a final order that makes sense, a person may want to speak to an experienced attorney regarding his or her legal options. The choices made during this process matter, but a person does not have to make them alone. 

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