Eric S. Solotoff

I started reading C.G. v. D.W., an unreported (non-precedential) Appellate Division case released on March 1, 2024, sucked in by the opening sentence about the court’s denial of an intra-state

Continue Reading Custody Decision Vacated Over Failure to Interview 10 Year Old To Find Out His Preference

Alimony is generally modifiable if a substantial and continuing change of circumstances can be shown. Typically, when we think about changes of circumstances in this regard, we generally look at

Continue Reading Changes in Parenting Responsibilities Can Be a Change of Circumstances to Increase Alimony

Last week, I blogged about the new statute that closed the block hole that existed when a party who held most or all of the assets died during while a

Continue Reading Appellate Division Holds that Newly Enacted Statute to Close the Black Hole Applies Retroactively

What happens when a party dies in the middle of divorce? Under the law, the divorce action abates and the matter is over. In many cases, that is to the

Continue Reading The Black Hole is Closed – New Law Permits Equitable Distribution When Party Dies While a Divorce is Pending