Does Spousal Support End When I Retire in New Jersey?

Alimony (also known as spousal support) is one of the most hotly-contested family law issues. Alimony is not intended to be a permanent agreement, which is why, oftentimes, after the supporting spouse retires, he or she will begin looking into whether he or she can cease making alimony payments. Please continue reading and speak with our knowledgeable Bergen County family law attorneys to learn more about whether spousal support ends…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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