One of the most troubling, if not THE most troubling occurrence in divorce cases with young children is one parent alienating a child from the other parent. “Parental alienation” isn’t recognized as a psychological disorder, but virtually every judge in the Family Court has seen it. On many occasions, the […]
Dear Ask the Attorney: I’ve been paying “permanent alimony” and I’m not happy about it. I’ve read that “permanent alimony” has been outlawed in some states (recently Florida) and I know that there are bills in NJ which propose to eliminate this. What is the current status in New Jersey? […]
The New Jersey Appellate Court in a case called Jacoby v. Jacoby, ruled that a child’s attendance at college – including “living” at college – is a change in circumstance which should lead to a review of the amount of child support being paid.
Dear “Ask the Attorney”: My wife and I had been “happily” married for more than 6 years and we have two small children. Out of the blue, she told me that she is in love with someone else – another woman! Obviously I want to get a divorce but want […]