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Deciding between mortgage assumption or refinancing in a divorce

New Jersey couples who are divorcing and who decide that one will get the home have three basic options for dealing with the mortgage. One of them, keeping the joint mortgage, may mean less paperwork, but it leaves the person who did not keep the home in a vulnerable position if the other person misses a mortgage payment. This could have a serious impact on the credit of both people.

Do you want to fight for your home in your New Jersey divorce?

Divorce is different for everyone who goes through it, and many people have unique objectives and goals when ending their marriage and planning for a new future. For some people, retaining the family home becomes the most significant priority in the divorce.

Age plays a role in overall crime rates

New Jersey residents might be interested to learn that Americans between the ages of 26 and 35 were 3.6 times more likely to have been taken into custody compared to those over the age of 66. This was according to a study called the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, which reviewed 35,000 individuals over a period of 50 years. Generally speaking, white men were less likely to be taken into custody than black men at a young age.

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