What Happens if My Former Spouse is Refusing to Pay Alimony in NJ?

There are few things more important after a divorce than receiving the alimony payments to which you are entitled. If your former spouse is currently refusing to pay alimony, you most likely have a lot on your mind. Please continue reading and speak with our knowledgeable New Jersey family law attorneys to learn more about how we can assist you. Here are some of the questions you may have: What…Read More

What Happens if My Ex Refuses to Pay Alimony in New Jersey?

Alimony is designed to help financially dependent spouses get their financial situation back on track after a divorce. If you were awarded alimony payments, though your ex is now refusing to make those payments, there is a very good chance you are now looking at your legal options going forward. Please continue reading and speak with our seasoned Bergen County divorce attorneys to learn more about how we can help…Read More

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

How New Jersey Courts Determine Alimony Settlements

In New Jersey, child support determinations are made using a set formula. The same is not true, however, of alimony and spousal support. Alimony instead varies on a case-by-case basis, with courts arriving at awards determinations from a list of factors. New Jersey’s Alimony Statute  N.J.S.A. 2A:34-23 is the specific document which spells out the factors to be considered for alimony settlements in divorce cases. It names several " exceptional circumstances" which impact both…Read More

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