Are You Liable for Alimony Payments?

When many couples go through a divorce, one of the financial considerations that will take place is whether one spouse will be responsible for paying alimony to the other. Alimony is financial support that allows the recipient spouse to maintain his or her lifestyle after the divorce. Alimony recipients are happy to get spousal support, […]

Friends With Benefits – What is Palimony?

What is Palimony? Palimony is a claim for support between parties who are not married. The New Jersey Supreme Court first recognized a claim for palimony in 1979. Nevertheless, in 2010, New Jersey enacted a new statute (N.J.S.A. 25:1-5(h)), which bars a claim for palimony unless such an agreement is made in writing and upon […]