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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