att-img
super-lawyer

Trusted Lawyer in

South Jersey & Philadelphia

att-img

Dealing with inherited property in a divorce

by | Oct 21, 2018 | Divorce, Property Division | 0 comments

will picture.jpg

Your spouse is not entitled to receive any property that you acquire during the marriage by way of gift or inheritance. N.J.S.A. 2A:34-23. Premarital property which was owned at the time of the marriage also remains separate and cannot be claimed by your spouse. Painter v. Painter, 65 N.J. 196, 214 (1974). In order for your spouse not to receive these assets, they must not be commingled with other “marital” assets during the marriage.

Archives

FindLaw Network