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Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 7 Jun 2017

Sua sponte reinstatement of dismissed final restraining order violates due process, Appellate Division says

Notice and opportunity to be heard is one of the most fundamental tenants of due process in this country. Every litigant, no matter how small the


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 7 Dec 2016

Alimony obligors may find relief for decreased income under new statute

It’s a story as old as time in the New Jersey courts. Alimony is set based upon the income of parties to a divorce, but then years later, a spouse


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 6 Sep 2016

Judge Jones weighs in on pendente lite alimony under the amended statute: The case of Malik v. Malik

You have one household barely scraping by. You have two incomes, but the bills still pile up. From month to month, you pinch pennies, cut coupons and


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 19 Aug 2016

Judge Jones provides some new clarity just ahead of the NJ emancipation statute

Signed into law on January 19, 2016, New Jersey’s emancipation law is set to take effect on February 1, 2017 and will apply to all child support


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 30 Jun 2016

Champagne taste on a Beer budget: How one judge determined alimony for an overspending couple

I’m not usually one to place a lot of stock in celebrity gossip, but I couldn’t help but take notice of the fact that it has been rumored that Amber


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 28 Jun 2016

Can the parent-child bond be restored after alienation?

It’s a tale as old as time. Divorced parents bash each other in hopes of garnering favor with their child during a divorce or custody dispute. At some


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 23 Jun 2016

Watch out: Judges start getting creative with non-complying litigants and obstructers

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a million times: “why don’t judges enforce their own orders or take hard lines against obstructers?” Many times


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 21 Jun 2016

How New Jersey’s new emancipation statute may affect graduate school contribution

With summer just beginning, many people have visions of swimming pools, beaches and family vacations. Others in New Jersey have visions of Sallie Mae


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 14 Feb 2013

Alimony modification - a judge's checklist

Most people are aware that a supporting spouse may be entitled to modify an alimony obligation upon a showing of "changed circumstances." However


Fox Rothschild LLP | USA | 24 Jan 2013

The term and amount of limited duration alimony can really be modified? ...Really?

As a continuation to my alimony-themed posts, the particular issue that is the subject of this blog post may come as a surprise to some supporting

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