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Regular savings must be considered in a determination of alimony, even when there is no need to create savings to protect the future payment of alimony

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Divorce

Retention of the marital lifestyle is not the sole or primary criteria in a pendente lite alimony analysis

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Divorce, Pendente lite support

A prospective retirement and its effect upon an existing support obligation

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Alimony, Divorce, Modification of Alimony

Awards of counsel fees and costs in matrimonial actions rest within the sound discretion of the trial judge

Posted in *All Posts, Counsel Fees, Divorce

Trial courts are vested with broad discretion in awarding alimony

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Divorce

Equitable distribution of the parties’ marital assets rests within the sound discretion of the trial court

Posted in *All Posts, Divorce, Equitable-distribution

Fees can be awarded or denied to any party in a matrimonial case whether or not they prevail

Posted in *All Posts, Child-support, Counsel Fees, Divorce

The amended alimony statute does not set a specific minimum or maximum time period for obtaining an advance ruling on a prospective retirement and its effect upon an existing support obligation

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Divorce, Modification of Alimony

The parties are bound by the contracts they make for themselves, with the understanding that a meeting of the minds is an essential element to the valid consummation of any agreement

Posted in *All Posts, Agreements, Divorce, Property-settlement-agreement, Settlement agreement

The imputation of income is an extremely fact-sensitive endeavor

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Child-support, Divorce, Imputed-income, Income Imputation

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