Category Archives: Alimony

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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New Jersey Courts Award Alimony Based on Several Factors

How Do New Jersey Courts Award Alimony? When a New Jersey couple is facing the end of their marriage, there are many legal issues that they must address throughout the divorce process. If the divorce is somewhat amicable, they can sometimes come to an accord on the division of marital assets and financial obligations, as…

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Jeralyn Lawrence to speak at the 2020 Family Law Symposium

On Saturday, January 25, 2020, Jeralyn Lawrence will participate in New Jersey ICLE’s 2020 Family Law Symposium which is being presented in cooperation with the New Jersey State Bar Association Family Law Section. Lawrence will discuss The Alimony Factors – How to Effectively Apply Alimony Factors to Determine the Amount of an Alimony Award and…

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