What will I have to pay? How much support can I expect to receive? These are some of the most common questions people have in the beginning stage of their divorce. If you are considering a divorce or dissolution of a civil union, or are already in the midst of one of these proceedings, you may be wondering whether or not…

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Alimony Factors in New Jersey

Each case is different, but the law looks at several factors when deciding to award alimony. New Jersey divorce, New Jersey's alimony statute (N.J.S.A 34 N.J.S.2A:34-23) requires courts to consider a specific list of factors. Any judge who places more importance on certain factors than on others is required to explain the reasons for this in writing. The listed factors are: The…

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