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Experienced NJ Attorneys for High-Asset Divorces

Fighting for fair distribution in complex, high-net-worth cases

Murano & Roth, LLC has considerable experience in complex, high-income and large-asset cases. With years of experience, we have the knowledge to track down assets and debts, including off-shore accounts, cash and gifts; assess the tax implications of major divorce-related decisions; and locate and document the income and assets of all parties. We handle cases with and without prenuptial agreements.

When necessary, we rely on valuation experts and forensic accountants to obtain accurate values for:

  • Real estate
    Primary residence
    Vacation homes
    Condos
    Timeshares
    Commercial property
    Other real estate
  • Closely-held business interests
  • Securities and investments
    Stocks
    Bonds
    Commodities
    Life insurance policies
  • Intellectual property interests
  • Retirement funds
    401(k)
    IRA
    Pension
  • Furnishings
  • Artwork
  • Jewelry
  • Vehicles
  • Inheritances or trust funds

How assets are divided in a New Jersey divorce

State law does not require a 50/50 split of assets, only that the division be equitable. Generally, all property acquired by you or your spouse during the marriage is considered marital property subject to division. Non-marital property is separate property and can include gifts, assets and businesses acquired before the marriage. Non-marital assets can be exempt from division.

Of course, not all the assets are physically divided. A total value for all assets may be established, and then you and your spouse each receive items or money that adds up to the percentage you are entitled to. The percentage is determined by agreement or by court order.

Hammering out the best possible deal

A significant portion of most divorce litigation centers on what property is marital and what is separate. Once that is determined, there is always debate about who takes which assets. In some instances, a business or asset acquired before the marriage gains value. That increased value might be considered divisible property. The issues in high-asset divorces are rarely clear-cut. Our divorce attorneys can make sense of even the most complex cases. We vigorously litigate and negotiate to ensure that you receive your fair share of assets.

More money does not have to mean more problems

High net worth doesn’t necessarily mean high stress and conflict. At Murano and Roth, LLC, we discreetly and professionally assist wealthy and high net worth clients throughout New Jersey and in Morris, Hunterdon, Essex, Bergen, Passaic, Hudson and all 23 counties.

Contact Murano & Roth, LLC online or at 201.265.3400 for the caliber of representation your case demands. We offer a free 30-minute.

“Any darn fool can make something complex; it takes a genius to make something simple.”
– Albert Einstein



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800 Kinderkamack Road, Suite 202N, Oradell, NJ 07649
| Phone: 201.265.3400

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