Inheritance in a Divorce

Want to find out what happens to your inheritance in a divorce? Watch this video by our New Jersey divorce lawyer to see how you can protect yourself.

Read Our FREE Divorce Guide

Question:

What happens to an inheritance in a divorce?

Answer:

If you’re here, you might be considering divorce in New Jersey and you might have recently been a beneficiary of inheritance. In New Jersey, under the divorce laws, inheritanceInheritance in a Divorceis not subject to equitable distribution and is not attachable by the spouse unless you put that inheritance into a joint account or otherwise used the inheritance that you received into your marriage. In order to protect your inheritance, keep it separate.


Are you or a loved one thinking about leaving a marriage and have questions about what happens to an inheritance in a divorce? Contact New Jersey divorce lawyer Bart W. Lombardo for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

Like Us on Facebook