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Where parties agree that cohabitation alone will trigger a suspension of alimony, the court need not delve into the economic benefits received by the supported spouse

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Cohabitation, Divorce

Alimony – all thirteen factors must be considered and given due weight, and the duration of marriage is only one factor to be considered

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Alimony, Divorce, Limited duration alimony, Rehabilitative-alimony

It is strictly a discretionary matter for the court to determine and delineate the extent of defendant’s participation in the default proceeding

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Default Judgment, Divorce, Equitable-distribution, Litigation

Settlement of litigation ranks high in the pantheon of public policy

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Child-custody, Divorce, Equitable-distribution, Property-settlement-agreement, Settlement agreement

Modification of alimony obligations

Posted in *All Posts, Divorce, Modification of Alimony

Whether an alimony obligation should be modified based upon a claim of changed circumstances rests within a Family Part judge’s sound discretion

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

Motions concerning support obligations must be accompanied by both prior and current CISs

Posted in *All Posts, Child-support-modification, Modification of Alimony

Changed circumstances based on a reduction in income

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Cohabitants and shared expenses

Posted in *All Posts, Alimony, Cohabitation, Divorce

When the movant is seeking modification of an alimony award, that party must demonstrate that changed circumstances have substantially impaired the ability to support himself or herself

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

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