NJ Family Issues

RSS | Comments RSS

Archive for the ‘Divorce’ Category

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

Comments Off
October 8, 2014 at 7:00 am

(more…)

Support obligations are not subject to discharge in bankruptcy proceedings

Comments Off
October 6, 2014 at 8:14 am

(more…)

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

Comments Off
October 6, 2014 at 7:18 am

(more…)

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

Comments Off
September 24, 2014 at 5:43 am

(more…)

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

Comments Off
September 19, 2014 at 6:21 am

(more…)

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

Comments Off
September 16, 2014 at 6:31 am

(more…)

Alimony and support orders define only the present obligations of the former spouses, which duties are always subject to review and modification on a showing of changed circumstances

Comments Off
September 5, 2014 at 6:13 am

(more…)

Double-dipping is the practice of counting the pension as both an asset subject to equitable distribution and income

Comments Off
September 3, 2014 at 6:03 am

(more…)

A significant change for the better in the circumstances of the dependent spouse may obviate the need for continued support

Comments Off
September 2, 2014 at 6:45 am

(more…)

A current spouse’s income may be relevant in determining a party’s ability to contribute to alimony payments

Comments Off
August 29, 2014 at 6:35 am

(more…)