How Cohabitation May Affect Alimony in New Jersey

In today's day and age, couples are not strictly limited to marriage. Oftentimes, life partners will seek alternatives to marriage. One of those alternatives is cohabitation. New Jersey law defines cohabitation as follows: “A mutually supportive, intimate personal relationship in which a couple has undertaken duties and privileges that are commonly associated with marriage or civil union but does not necessarily maintain a single common household.” That being said, if…Read More

Cohabitation Under The Amended Alimony Statute

In New Jersey, cohabiting with the amended alimony statute has been a topic of intense discussion recently. Following divorce proceedings,  there are several different types of alimony to be discussed and unfortunately, this often results in significant confusion when resolving your alimony settlement. Despite the amended alimony statute, different judges might implement the statute differently.  In turn, some trial judges may support applying the pre-amendment legal analysis, some may strictly apply…Read More

NJ Courts Address Questions Regarding Cohabitation, Alimony Termination, and Modification

After the long and often arduous divorce process, most people hope to put the past behind them as they begin to chart a new course for their lives. However, certain components of your final divorce decree can follow you into the future, requiring modification or termination as the circumstances of your life and your former spouse's change. Alimony is a prime example of one such issue, with the potential to…Read More

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