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Thinking about moving out of New Jersey after your divorce has been finalized? You might think twice as to having a Choice of Law provision in your Marital Settlement Agreement.

USA - March 31 2020 When couples in New Jersey engage in divorce litigation, one of the many conversations that a client may have with his or her attorney may be about…

Coronavirus Loss of Income or Job; Modification of Child Support vs. Enforcement; Is it All a Temporary Change in Circumstances?

USA - March 30 2020 At this exact moment, as this Blog is being authored, there are thousands of New Jersey residents out of work, applying for unemployment, and/or…

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Stay in Place Orders, Social Distancing, and the Emerging Family Law Issues being Raised by the Pandemic

USA - March 23 2020 Governor Phil Murphy on March 21, 2020, signed Executive Order No. 107, directing all residents to stay at home until further notice to mitigate the…

Motion for Reconsideration of Another Judge’s Order: What Happens When the Judge Presiding Over a Family Law Case Retires

USA - October 24 2018 It happens more frequently than one would think: the judge presiding over a family law matter either retires or in many cases is moved to another…

Twice Bitten, Thrice Shy: A Cautionary Tale for Repeat Litigants Seeking a Reduction in Alimony

USA - December 8 2017 A recent Appellate Division opinion warns alimony payors who repeatedly seek a reduction in their alimony obligation not to wear out their welcome in…

Equitable Distribution of Ownership of a Law Firm

USA - August 16 2017 Divorcing a lawyer? A recent decision by a New Jersey appellate court explains the process by which a person’s interest in a law firm is valued for…

Bisbing: NJ Supreme Court Weighs In On Relocation Issue and Sets New Standard

USA - August 10 2017 In a growing mobile society, the issue of post-divorce relocation has gained momentum with New Jersey families. While certainly not a new legal issue…

Is Good Faith Retirement Enough to Terminate your Alimony Obligation?

USA - July 20 2017 Not necessarily. In the recent case Henneberry v. Henneberry, the Appellate Division addressed whether an alimony obligor’s good faith retirement was…

Post-Divorce Contributions to Post-Graduate Education Costs: Are You On the Hook?

USA - June 28 2017 Contribution to the higher education costs of children is one of the most frequently litigated issues between divorced spouses in post-judgment…

What’s the Point in Dividing Points?: A Less Conventional Asset to Consider

USA - June 7 2017 I recently read an article by The Points Guy about protecting your points before getting married. Points, most commonly acquired by credit card usage…