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

April 2, 2020

At this exact moment, as this Blog is being authored, there are thousands of New Jersey residents...

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

March 23, 2020

Governor Phil Murphy on March 21, 2020, signed Executive Order No. 107, directing all residents to stay...

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

October 24, 2018

It happens more frequently than one would think: the judge presiding over a family law matter either...

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

December 8, 2017

A recent Appellate Division opinion warns alimony payors who repeatedly seek a reduction in their alimony obligation...

Equitable Distribution of Ownership of a Law Firm

August 16, 2017

Divorcing a lawyer? A recent decision by a New Jersey appellate court explains the process by which...

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

August 10, 2017

In a growing mobile society, the issue of post-divorce relocation has gained momentum with New Jersey families. ...

Is Good Faith Retirement Enough to Terminate your Alimony Obligation?

July 20, 2017

Not necessarily. In the recent case Henneberry v. Henneberry, the Appellate Division addressed whether an alimony obligor’s...

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

June 28, 2017

Contribution to the higher education costs of children is one of the most frequently litigated issues between...

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

June 7, 2017

I recently read an article by The Points Guy about protecting your points before getting married. Points,...

Facebook Instant Message Notification: You've Been Served in New Jersey

May 24, 2017

The crossroads of law (evidence, civil procedure, jurisdiction, legal correspondence and service) and social media continue to...

Williams v. McCloud: Legal Dependents and Child Support

April 27, 2017

Where does generosity towards family members end and the legal obligation to support them begin? Who is...

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