Category: Alimony

Category: Alimony


The amount you are paying or receiving in alimony may not be carved in stone. When circumstances change for people as time goes on, so can the amount of alimony payments. Depending on your situation and/or that of your former spouse, you may be able to have alimony payments reduced, or even be allowed to stop making payments altogether. In some situations, alimony payments may increase. If you’re seeking to change alimony payments, it will be up to you to c[ ... ]

Custody Rights, Retirement Plans and Alimony Obligations: Job-Related Considerations for Divorcing Men

The divorce process involves a variety of legal issues with practical implications. From child support to alimony, and from protecting your retirement plan to protecting the right to spend tim[ ... ]

What Do Divorcing Men Need to Know about Alimony in 2019?

If you are preparing to go through a divorce in New Jersey, you need to prepare for the possibility of paying alimony. New Jersey law allows for both short-term and long-term alimony awards; and, while both spouses are on a level playing field when it comes to alimony in Ne[ ... ]

How Long Do I Have To Pay Alimony in New Jersey?

Clients often come to me as a Bergen County Alimony Attorney, and want to know how long alimony lasts.  New Jersey law mandates different kinds of[ ... ]

Do I Need to Pay Alimony After Retirement?

As an experienced New Jersey Alimony Attorney, clients like to ask me that if and when they retire whether they have to continue to pay alimony. The answer is it depends. The existence of your retirement, assuming it's a legitimate full-age retirement according to Social Security age, ther[ ... ]

Bergen County Divorce Attorney Explains How to Determine Alimony

As an experienced Bergen County Divorce Attorney, many clients want to know how much they are going to have to pay or how much they'll receive in alimony. In order to determi[ ... ]

Is Alimony Tax Deductable?

Alimony—no one seems happy about the prospect of having to pay. As such, spousal support can be one of the most contentious aspects of getting a divorce. One way to soften your perspective[ ... ]

What will be considered when determining spousal support?

New Jersey residents may have a right to some type of spousal support after a divorce. This could be granted in addition to child support, and it should be noted that both types of support are supposed to be used directly for the person for whom they are intended.[ ... ]

Divorce can be complicated without a legal professional involved

Getting a divorce is never easy. You have to think about how it will go: easy or hard. You can enter into divorce mediation if both of you agree and sign a contract[ ... ]

High-profile case helps to clarify New Jersey alimony laws

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ordered a trial court to rethink a case that limited support the ex-wife of a prominent Deutsche Bank executive received. Elizabeth and James Gnall, the bank's chief financial officer, were married 15 years before a 2008 divorce. A trial[ ... ]

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