It happens fairly often: The ex-wife of a New Jersey man or father remarries and I get a call from him asking what impact this will have on the spousal and child support payments he has been making under the terms of their divorce.
When a man or father in New Jersey is getting divorced, often one of their concerns is “How much will I have to pay in alimony and child support?” The alimony question can have a complicated answer because it depends on the income of both spouses and is something that is part of the negotiation […]
When I first began practicing family law, nearly all of the income and assets in a marriage were acquired by the husband. Today, with a growing number of women owning successful businesses or holding high-powered, high-paying executive positions, it’s not uncommon for the wife to be as well-off financially as her husband. As a result, […]
You cannot imagine how many new clients begin our first conversation saying something along the lines of “My best friend Sol told me what I have to do is …” However well-meaning, divorce tips that men and fathers in New Jersey receive from friends, co-workers, even loving family members, usually is wrong. Doing or paying […]
Most divorces are fraught with difficult issues and questions, especially where financial matters are involved. In my years of practicing family law focusing on men and fathers getting divorced, perhaps no question is more troublesome to clients than who is responsible for paying the bills: Everything from the mortgage or rent, utilities, credit cards and […]