Category Archives: Alimony

Jeralyn Lawrence Quoted on NJ.com Article “I make more than my husband. What happens to alimony in divorce?”

  Jeralyn Lawrence was quoted on the NJ.com article “I make more than my husband. What happens to alimony in divorce?”.   Read the full article here.

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Does Spousal Support Cease Upon Retirement?

How Does Retirement Affect Your Alimony Payments? Alimony is typically ordered by a family court or agreed upon as part of a divorce settlement. These payments may be made regularly over time or as a lump sum. For people making or receiving regular alimony payments over the years, the prospect of retirement may raise questions…

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What Are the Financial Effects of Alimony?

How Alimony Can Affect Your Finances Divorce is a major financial change for New Jersey estranged couples, with long-term effects that linger long after the personal and emotional consequences have faded. Asset division and alimony can have a significant effect for households going through a divorce. Many people will need to make changes in their…

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Why Is Life Insurance Needed in a Divorce?

Life Insurance and Divorce While few people may think about life insurance when considering a New Jersey divorce, it can be an important part of the details of a settlement agreement or the divorce decree. Life insurance may be addressed as part of negotiations with your family lawyers, and it may also be ordered by…

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Divorce Negotiations and Stock Options

How Executive Compensation Could Affect Your Divorce Settlement For New Jersey couples with significant financial assets, several contentious issues may arise during divorce negotiations. Property division and alimony decisions can be affected by various types of assets and compensation, including non-traditional income such as executive compensation or employee incentives. A New Jersey divorce lawyer can…

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How Savings Can Affect an Alimony Award in New Jersey

Spousal Support: Including Savings in the Picture When a New Jersey couple decides to divorce, alimony can be an important factor in the final settlement of the case. This is especially true when there is a large disparity in incomes between the parties or when one party has been a long-term stay-at-home parent. There are…

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