What Do You Really Know about Alimony in NJ?

Posted September 27th, 2018 by .

Categories: Family Law.

The comparison is worth repeating. In many ways, the end of a marriage is like the end of a business partnership. In divorce terms, dividing up the assets and debts is known as equitable distribution.  When some business relationships fall apart, long-term payout agreements may be put in place. This somewhat represents the concept of […]

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Learn More About Alimony in New Jersey

Posted April 25th, 2016 by .

Categories: Family Law.

In recent years, the alimony statutes in New Jersey have finally gotten a few updates. And if you’re getting a divorce and you’re expecting to be getting or paying for alimony, you need to know the basics of how it is determined in the state. First is the question everyone asks: Am I entitled to […]

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Is it Possible to Get Alimony Even if You Have a Prenup?

Posted February 22nd, 2016 by .

Categories: Family Law.

Before getting married, you and your soon-to-be spouse would sign a prenuptial agreement. In the agreement, there was no specific mention of alimony if you were going to get divorced since you both have stable, good-paying jobs. Besides, you’re not going to get a divorce, right? Famous last words. Not only are you getting a […]

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Are My Alimony Payments Affected by the New Law?

Posted November 17th, 2014 by .

Categories: Family Law.

In September, Gov. Christie had signed an act that reformed the way alimony is distributed to divorcing parties in New Jersey. The new law had replaced the permanent alimony option with an “open durational alimony,” which means alimony ends when the couple reaches retirement age. In addition, the law has made it clear that alimony […]

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Learn The Changes Made to New Jersey’s Alimony Law

Posted September 15th, 2014 by .

Categories: Family Law.

For years now, many advocates have said New Jersey’s alimony laws were antiquated and needed an update. Finally, the state listened and Governor Christie recently signed a bill that will revise the law. But how will this affect you and your future divorce? Or, if you are already divorced and paying alimony, how does this […]

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Will I Be Receiving Alimony?

Posted January 31st, 2014 by .

Categories: Family Law.

You and your spouse are going through a messy divorce. You’ve fought over everything: the house, the kids, even the dog was up for debate. Now comes the important question: the money. Your spouse makes much more than you do and you believe you deserve some of that money. Will it be awarded to you? […]

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Determining Alimony After Divorce

Posted July 25th, 2012 by .

Categories: Family Law.

Alimony, also called spousal support, is regular payments paid to a spouse during or after a divorce. Under certain circumstances, you may need alimony to get back on your feet and adjust to a self-supported life. The court may determine alimony is appropriate if: You are of an age or have a health condition preventing […]

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