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If You and Your Spouse Routinely Saved Money When You Were Married, the Lower-Earning Spouse Might Get More Alimony in a New Jersey Divorce
Even with the ever-increasing cost of living in New Jersey, some couples are able to save money on a routine basis if they make sure that their household expenses do not exceed their income. In a New Jersey divorce, should these regular monthly savings – rather than just monthly expenses – be factored into the […]
What Can You Do About Your New Jersey Alimony Obligation if You Are Laid Off and Are Offered a Lower-Paying Job?
On September 10, 2014, Governor Christie signed into law the New Jersey Alimony Reform Act. That Act included a provision which had not been in the New Jersey Alimony statute, and had been addressed by New Jersey family court judges based on the decisions in previous court cases. This provision, N.J.S.A. 2A:34-23(k), lists ten (10) […]
One of the key parts of the New Jersey Alimony Reform Act, enacted by the State Legislature in 2014, was the addition of a provision which authorizes the suspension or termination of alimony upon an ex-spouse’s “cohabitation” with a new significant other. Significantly, the New Jersey Alimony Reform Act makes it clear that “cohabitation” does […]
It’s summer in New Jersey, and we all know what that means – it’s wedding season! Betrothed couples, madly in love, cannot possibly imagine the possibility that their marriage could turn sour. But as we have all heard, nearly half of all marriages end in divorce. Therefore, it may be smart for a couple approaching […]
Many people do not realize that, although it is difficult, it is not impossible to obtain the dismissal of a Final Restraining Order (FRO) issued by a New Jersey family law court under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. The recent New Jersey Appellate Court decision in the case of A.F.F. v. C.H.G. is the […]