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Alimony

Depending on the length of the marriage, if one spouse has supported the other and earned more income than the other during the marriage, there may be an obligation to pay alimony (spousal support). New Jersey also recently passed a new alimony reform bill, A845. Our attorneys at Garces, Grabler, and LeBrocq are fully knowledgeable of the new alimony law and are ready to explain it to you during a divorce consultation.

Generally, the law provides new mechanisms to apply for termination of alimony upon retirement in certain circumstances to clarify that the concept of “permanent” alimony can indeed have a termination date. The law also stipulates that, in marriages lasting less than 20 years, the length of alimony payments cannot exceed the length of the marriage itself. The new law also establishes specific guidelines for proving “cohabitation” which is the termination of alimony upon your ex-spouse’s living with a new partner, as well as new guidelines for the possible reduction of alimony upon losing employment.

At Garces, Grabler, and LeBrocq, we are here to ensure you are paying or receiving a fair alimony amount for a fair length of time. In many cases, there either should not be alimony or one spouse simply doesn’t want to pay alimony. We are here in those circumstances to fight for you and obtain a proper and fair resolution of what is required by law.

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