When two people get divorced, they are no longer considered spouses under the definition of the health insurance requirements.
There is something else called the divorce from bed and board which allows health insurance coverage to be extended to a spouse beyond the date of the judgement. It is the closest thing New Jersey has to a legal separation.
In most cases, people are required to obtain their own, individual health insurance after the divorce complaint is entered.
Please note that during the period that your divorce is pending, your spouse will still be required to continue your coverage until the day that you actually get divorced.
A lot goes into planning a wedding. The happy couple is probably overwhelmed with venues, caterers, flowers, dresses, and more in the months leading up to the big day. One important aspect that they probably are not considering is a prenup. More formally referred to as a prenuptial agreement, a… Read More
Splitting up is never easy, especially when a child is involved. When two parents cannot come to an agreement in terms of child custody, the decision will be made by a judge. In most courts, including New Jersey, the determination will revolve around what is in the best interest of… Read More
Divorce settlements can be complicated situations to navigate. They can be especially difficult when it comes to the division of assets. Stock options are probably not the first assets that come to mind when deciding to separate and divorce but they are an important aspect to consider. Stock options encompass… Read More
Divorce is one of the most taxing things a person can go through: on an emotional level, on a legal level, and on a financial level. Alimony or spousal support can often be a source of contention. It is frequently ordered when one ex has notably less income than the… Read More