New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Explains What to Do if You Purchased a Home Together Prior to Marriage

As a New Jersey Divorce Lawyer, I am often asked how a home that was purchased together before marriage is handled during the divorce.

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  • Today, two spouses often purchase a home together before they marry. Parties who live together for a long period of time may save their money and buy a home prior to marriage.
  • Difficulties arise when the parties’ funding of the down payment for a premarital asset is unequal – or when one spouse funds the premarital asset completely.
  • A number of fact-sensitive issues must be discussed with your divorce attorney to determine an equitable distribution of this asset.

Did you buy a home with your spouse prior to marriage and now going through divorce?  Contact a New Jersey Divorce Lawyer Tanya L. Freeman to help guide you

This educational video was brought to you by Tanya L. Freeman, a New Jersey Divorce Lawyer with offices in Parsippany and Jersey City.

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