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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 7 Feb 2017

Supreme Court of New Jersey addresses equitable claims and remedies (while reinforcing a potential palimony loophole through the proverbial “black hole”)

What rights do people have to an equitable distribution of assets stemming from a period prior to the marriage itself? If there is no right to


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 25 Jan 2017

A public service announcement about retaining your divorce lawyer

As a matrimonial litigant, you never want to feel that your lawyer does not know how best to take you through the divorce or post-divorce process


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 18 Oct 2016

Appellate division weighs in on savings as a component of an initial alimony award

Every family uses its money in different ways. Some families spend every cent they have on everything imaginable, others save every last possible


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 8 Jul 2016

All apologies and the distribution of a famous guitar

Perhaps Kurt Cobain knew when writing the song “All Apologies” that one day his daughter would be embroiled in a nasty divorce battle. While the


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 24 Jun 2016

NJ Supreme Court finds law against discrimination protects employees going through divorce

While we do not often, if ever, blog about decisions in the area of employment law, the Supreme Court of New Jersey earlier this week in the decision


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 21 Jun 2016

Appellate division addresses use of hearsay statements in motions

Family law practitioners know that in this area of practice, perhaps more so than in any other practice, hearsay statements are often an important


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 14 Jun 2016

Appellate Division upholds ultimate price against litigant for playing discovery games

Too often in family law practice, the discovery process by which one litigant is supposed to procure information from the other litigant becomes a


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 9 Jun 2016

Appellate division finds payor spouse fails to fulfill initial burden of proof on cohabitation claim

As regular readers of this blog may know, cohabitation has been a hot topic of discussion in recent months with several new cases addressing the


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 7 Jun 2016

Court defines “Prospective retirement” under amended alimony law

The amended alimony law that went into effect in late 2014 raised many questions as to the meaning of its terms and how such terms will be applied


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 19 Feb 2013

Mom insults son on Facebook - loses custody

There is never a shortage of new and interesting stories involving social media that impact upon our world of family law. We have previously blogged

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