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Divorce And Retirement

Divorce after retirement requires application of the same statutory factors concerning equitable distribution and support, but with emphasis on issues relevant to those who have needs that differ from working families Read More

Responsibility/Assets and Debts

“My name is on the bank account that I accrued during the marriage so if I got divorced, my husband wouldn’t get it. She charged $40,000.00 on credit cards only Read More

Pendente Lite Support And Marital Lifestyle

Many couples beginning the divorce process are often concerned, and rightfully so, about how they will be able to maintain their “standard of living” once the single household is divided Read More

Spousal Support and Child Support

In New Jersey the two main categories of support are alimony and child support when going through divorce.  There are many important legal concepts parties should consider and understand about Read More

Spousal Support/Alimony

In New Jersey the law governing spousal support changed in 2014 with the Amendment of the Alimony Act. A shift in the law and subsequent cases more nearly equalizes the Read More

Imputing Income in New Jersey Divorce Cases

When a New Jersey court considers whether to award spousal support – or alimony – in a divorce case, one of the factors that judges often look at is how Read More

Do I Still Have to Pay Alimony if My Ex Moves in with Someone Else? Chernin v. Chernin

In 2014, there were amendments to the alimony statute.  One provision was that alimony may be suspended or terminated upon cohabitation of the payee spouse. New Jersey Superior Court Family part Read More

Alimony on a Fixed Income in New Jersey – Brown v. Brown

When a person who is paying or receiving alimony wants to change the arrangement – whether it’s to increase, decrease, or stop the payments altogether – he or she usually Read More

Impact of Retirement on Alimony

One of the many questions that often come up in spousal support or alimony cases is whether the support payments continue after the ex-spouse making those payments retires. Alimony may Read More

Paying Spousal Support after Retirement in New Jersey – Healing v. Healing

New Jersey law generally presumes that spousal support or alimony payments should be terminated when the person making the payments retires. This general presumption is rebuttable, however. As the state’s Read More

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