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Tag Archives: adultery

YOU CHEATED, YOU LIED, THE COURT SAYS “WHATEVER”

Posted in alimony, Divorce, equitable distribution, Practice Issues

When meeting with a new client whose spouse has cheated on them, the anger, sadness, sense of loss and betrayal is often palpable.  They are quite often resolute that they can never get over their spouse’s indiscretion (though referring to it as an indiscretion seems to minimize it from the victim’s perspective), and proceeding to… Continue Reading

Marital Fault: A Factor in Awarding Alimony?

Posted in alimony, Divorce

Lately, it seems that wherever you turn, well-known personalities, whether they be athletes or entertainers, are entering sexual rehabilitation The question arises as to whether extra-marital sex can be converted into dollars by the offended spouse, that is, is there some theory by which compensation might be grounded. The answer in New Jersey, perhaps, can be… Continue Reading

ON TIGER, “INDISCRETIONS”, “INFIDELITIES” AND SO ON – ALL OF THE GOSSIP GIVES RISE TO A GREAT LAW SCHOOL EXAM QUESTION

Posted in alimony, Custody, Divorce, Practice Issues

I have blogged several times about the celebrity divorces that have been in the news, from John & Kate, to Christie Brinkley, to Stephanie Seymour, to Jim Nantz, to the McCourts who own the LA Dodgers and others. Every day for the last few weeks, Tiger Woods has been front page news regarding what he first called "indiscretions"… Continue Reading