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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...

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...

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,...

A Reminder that Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Are Powerful Tools in Seeking Appellate Review in Family Law Cases

April 21, 2017

Most practitioners that handle divorce, family law and complex custody cases know that it is axiomatic that...

Nuts and Bolts of Supplying Financial Documents in Post-Judgment Motions

April 11, 2017

The New Jersey Appellate Division recently affirmed a lower court ruling on a post-judgment motion in which...

Special Considerations for a Second Divorce

March 27, 2017

I recently read an article in The Huffington Post outlining the reasons why second marriages are more...

Changing Your Name Post Divorce

March 22, 2017

In my opinion, most people (typically women) decide whether or not to change their name to a maiden...

Pitfalls of Representing Yourself in a Divorce

March 16, 2017

It is common and often unfortunate that I meet with clients who decided, for whatever reason, that...

Just Words on Paper? What Custody Terms of Your MSA Really Mean

February 23, 2017

In the recent decision of a New Jersey family court, the standards for out-of-state relocation with a...

First state adopts divorce law regarding pets - will NJ follow?

February 23, 2017

I recently read an interesting article in The Huffington Post  about changes to Alaska’s divorce laws, requiring...

Agree to Disagree? Appealing Trial Court Orders Regarding Arbitration Awards

January 11, 2017

A recent Appellate Division opinion confirms the general rule that trial orders confirming, modifying or correcting an...

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