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A circumstance where a husband files a divorce complaint, but cannot verify his wife’s address for service of process due to an active domestic violence restraining order

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November 7, 2014 at 7:41 am

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Award of counsel fees in alimony actions

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October 27, 2014 at 7:10 am

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Current earnings have never been viewed as the sole criterion upon which to establish a party’s obligation for support

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October 24, 2014 at 9:41 am

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Determining an alimony award

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October 22, 2014 at 9:41 am

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An agreement to pay mortgage, insurance and taxes on a former-spouse’s residence post-divorce is in the nature of support or alimony

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October 8, 2014 at 7:00 am

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Support obligations are not subject to discharge in bankruptcy proceedings

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October 6, 2014 at 8:14 am

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Whether a change in circumstances occurs cannot be determined by reference to only one side of the parental support equation

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October 6, 2014 at 7:18 am

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While there is no mathematical formula for determining what constitutes a significant change in circumstances, a decrease in income may warrant closer review

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September 24, 2014 at 5:43 am

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The purposes of limited duration alimony is to address a dependent spouse’s post-divorce needs following shorter-term marriages, in situations where permanent or rehabilitative alimony is not warranted but where economic assistance to the dependent spouse for a short period of time is nevertheless justified

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September 19, 2014 at 6:21 am

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The parties to a PSA may agree to modify the payor’s alimony modification without regard to the financial impact of cohabitation on the dependent spouse

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September 16, 2014 at 6:31 am

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