I still hear people call the 2014 Amendments to the alimony statute “the new statute.” Almost 9 years later, it is no longer new. That said, since that time, thereContinue Reading Trial Court Applies Wrong Retirement Standard to a Pre-2014 Alimony Obligation
Religious Coercion is Legal Duress
Duress has long been considered by New Jersey courts as a cognizable defense where the provision of a Get – defined as a Jewish ecclesiastical divorce – is conditioned upon a…Continue Reading Religious Coercion is Legal Duress
Beware Of These Social Media Blunders If You’re Going Through a Divorce
It’s 2023. Oversharing on social media is the norm for so many. And interestingly, social media use upticks as spouses are contemplating divorce.
A 2014 study published in the journal…Continue Reading Beware Of These Social Media Blunders If You’re Going Through a Divorce
Delay, Waiver & Law of the Case Doctrine
Deadlines are commonplace in Marital Settlement Agreements negotiated incident to a divorce. In fact, most Orders from the Court contain time-sensitive obligations. But, what happens when someone misses that date…Continue Reading Delay, Waiver & Law of the Case Doctrine
Another Parental Alienation Fiasco in the Courts
Parental alienation cases are hard. They are hard for the alienated parent. They are hard on the Judge, who may not have the tools or the time to effectively deal…Continue Reading Another Parental Alienation Fiasco in the Courts
Off-the-Record Comments & the Right to an Impartial Final Restraining Order Hearing
What a judge says before, during or after a hearing “off-the-record” likely sheds light on the Court’s decision making process including, but not limited to, what evidence was considered and…Continue Reading Off-the-Record Comments & the Right to an Impartial Final Restraining Order Hearing
The New Year’s Resolution Divorce – 2023 Edition
For many divorce attorneys, the busy season starts after the first of the year. Since practically the inception of this blog, I have posted on the phenomenon of the New…Continue Reading The New Year’s Resolution Divorce – 2023 Edition
Top 10 Posts Read in 2022 – JD Supra style
Yesterday, I posted the Top 10 Posts in 2022 on our NJ Family Law Blog as measured by page views. Aside from publishing the posts directly on our blog, the…Continue Reading Top 10 Posts Read in 2022 – JD Supra style
Top 10 Posts of 2022
The end of the year is the time for holiday merriment and top 10 lists. As a kid, I used to love to listen to Casey Kasem’s countdown of the…Continue Reading Top 10 Posts of 2022
Is Too Much Child Support a Thing For the Top 1%?
I recently posted a blog about celebrity divorces being clickbait versus celebrity divorces with interesting issues. Well, an interesting issue has arisen with two of the most popular names right…Continue Reading Is Too Much Child Support a Thing For the Top 1%?