How Is Alimony Calculated in New Jersey?

How Is Alimony Calculated in New Jersey?

Alimony is a term that many recognize, but it’s often misunderstood. Also known as spousal support, alimony is financial support provided to a spouse under specific circumstances during and after a divorce. In New Jersey, there is no set formula for determining the...
The Marital Settlement Agreement Checklist

The Marital Settlement Agreement Checklist

When working through a divorce, you’ll encounter lots of documents, but one stands out above the others in importance: the Marital Settlement Agreement. A marriage settlement agreement is the most critical document drafted by your attorney during your divorce,...
Common Mistakes to Avoid in Your Marital Settlement Agreement

Common Mistakes to Avoid in Your Marital Settlement Agreement

Divorce is a difficult, emotional event and separating your lives requires some work. As you determine the logistics of your new life without one another, you must also figure out how to divide your assets, liabilities, and income.  Sorting out your finances will be a...
What New Jersey Alimony Laws Mean for You

What New Jersey Alimony Laws Mean for You

Figuring out finances is often at the top of priority list during a divorce. One of the most contested pieces is alimony (also known as spousal support), where the court determines an amount one spouse must provide to the other on a monthly basis. There are many...
What Does the Divorce Mediation Process Look Like?

What Does the Divorce Mediation Process Look Like?

The inevitable emotional roller coaster most people feel during the beginning stages of divorce can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be as stressful or drawn-out as many people think. There are other faster and less difficult options available, referred to as...
The Scorched Earth Divorce Strategy: Why It Hurts Everyone

The Scorched Earth Divorce Strategy: Why It Hurts Everyone

With movies like Kramer v. Kramer and shows like The Practice, Hollywood has conditioned us to expect attorneys to help us with our legal issues through a long, difficult courtroom battle. No one would tune in if the show involved two people and professionals sitting...