When divorcing, it is common practice for parties to secure their alimony and/or child support obligations by agreeing to carry a certain amount of life insurance. Problems can occur, however, when one spouse does not maintain the life insurance policy and does not disclose that he/she has allowed the life insurance policy to lapse.read more
Partner, Debra S. Weisberg, Esq. moderated a seminar for the Morris County Bar Association Family Law Committee.
Partner, Debra S. Weisberg, Esq. moderated a seminar for the Morris County Bar Association Family Law Committee entitled, “The Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017: How it Impacts Family Law Practice, Alimony and Other Support Issues in 2019 and Beyond” which took place on...read more
Under New Jersey law, one of the circumstances which can suspend or terminate the obligation to pay alimony is if your former spouse cohabits with another person. However, if your ex-spouse is trying to hide his/her relationship, you need to be careful in how you...read more
Legislation currently pending in New Jersey seeks to address concerns that domestic violence laws are not doing enough to protect victims and children. The bill establishes a domestic violence risk assessment pilot program to help identify those who are likely to commit an act of violence against the victim or child.read more
In 2018, the New Jersey legislature introduced a bill expanding the domestic violence law to include the attempt or conspiracy to commit one of the predicate domestic violence acts already enumerated in the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act. The proposed change is an important provision that is intended to clarify the scope of the law in New Jersey.read more
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