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Family Law

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Family Law

Cohabitation Agreements

Pellettieri, Rabstein & Altman lawyers often recommend prenuptial agreements (also called pre-marital agreements) and cohabitation agreements to encourage communication about the couple’s finances and to provide peace of mind to the couple, especially to those clients entering into marriage, cohabitation or domestic partnership who have significant pre-existing assets, business interests, or debts.

New Jersey family law recognizes marital contracts – prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements, as well as cohabitation and domestic partnership agreements – in determining equitable distribution of assets as well as alimony and support. Marital agreements can establish the foundation for eventual marital separation agreements, marital settlement agreements (also known as property settlement agreements, divorce mediation agreements), and divorce or palimony judgments.

If separation and/or divorce become necessary, our family law attorneys work with you to enforce the prenuptial agreement, cohabitation agreement, or domestic partnership agreement through litigation or mediation.

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Since 1929, Pellettieri, Rabstein & Altman attorneys have worked hard to build a track record of honest, smart, responsive and responsible legal representation. We have earned the respect of family law courts, judges and other New Jersey family law attorneys in both trial and appeal in all New Jersey venues and jurisdictions. We practice in all counties of New Jersey, but our substantial staff of lawyers primarily focuses on cases in Mercer, Somerset, Hunterdon, Monmouth, Middlesex and Burlington counties.

Going to court is hardball. If you want results, then be well represented.

Call our New Jersey attorneys toll-free at 1-800-432-LAWS or email our New Jersey attorneys to prepare your prenuptial, premarital, or cohabitation agreements.

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