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Alimony Tax Deduction to End Under New Tax Law

With the recent passage of the new tax law, there is a good chance you will be in a new tax bracket when you file your 2018 taxes next year. However, if you’ve already filed or are considering filing for divorce in 2018, there is a less talked about provision in the new tax bill [...]

By |2019-01-06T03:39:21+00:00January 8th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Data Suggests Women Initiate Divorce More Than Men

Some new data from a study on divorce and non-marital breakups indicate that women initiate nearly 70% of all divorces, based upon a recent survey of over 2000 heterosexual couples.  Strangely, the study also found that in non-marriage relationships, there was no significant difference between the breakups initiated by women or men.   Sociologists believe [...]

By |2019-01-17T22:42:24+00:00October 4th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You Want Me To Agree To WHAT?

Following up on yesterday’s blog, a recent article on marketwatch.com discussed the recent increased influx of strange “lifestyle” clauses appearing in prenuptial agreements.  These “lifestyle” stipulations -- provisions included in a prenuptial agreement in an attempt to dictate the ideal or preferred behavior of one or both parties to a marriage –are showing up more [...]

By |2019-01-17T22:44:45+00:00October 3rd, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Would Hugh Hefner’s Pre Nup Be Enforced in NJ?

  With the recent passing of media tycoon and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner at the age of 91, the topic of the division of Mr. Hefner’s purported $53 million estate has entered the news. Reports, including this article from the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, indicate that Hefner, who had four children at the time of his death, [...]

By |2019-01-17T22:48:48+00:00October 2nd, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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By |2019-01-06T03:24:27+00:00April 17th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Jersey Child Support Laws Have Changed – Effective 2/1/17

New Jersey has enacted a new emancipation law designed to provide parents with more certainty as to when child support will end for their child or children. This new law went into effect on February 1, 2017, but applies to all court orders, regardless of when the order was approved. The new law states that child [...]

By |2019-01-06T03:24:27+00:00February 27th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

January is Known as Divorce Month — Here’s Why.

For everything, there is a season. A recent CNBC story highlighted data from theUniversity of Washington finding that divorce filings start to pick up in January — a trend researchers theorized could be fueled by a rough holiday season. Filings peak in March and then again in August, they found, before declining in the fall. The researchers studying [...]

By |2019-01-06T03:24:27+00:00January 25th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments