There’s More to Alimony than Standard of Living

  In the State of New Jersey, when determining whether a litigant should be granted alimony, the courts must analyze and apply the fourteen factors enumerated in the alimony statute N.J.S.A. 2A:34-23: 1. The need of one individual for support and the ability of an individual to pay; 2.The length of the individuals’ marriage or their…

In the News: Grandparents’ Rights

On January 12, 2016, the New Jersey Supreme Court reached a decision in the Major vs. MacGuire case. This decision brought to light an important subject—grandparents’ rights—and the Supreme Court established a roadmap to be used for addressing procedural issues in grandparents’ rights cases. What do we mean when we say “grandparents’ rights”? Grandparents may…