Divorce Rate Higher Than Previously Believed

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For many years, Americans have been told by both the media and sociologists that 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. While this 50 percent figure has come to be accepted by both experts and laypeople alike, there is mounting evidence that the data upon which it is based is simply not trustworthy. Indeed,… Read more »

Sweeping Changes Come to New Jersey’s Alimony Scheme

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Governor Chris Christie signed into law a bill that brings significant changes to the state’s alimony laws. A long-awaited update to New Jersey’s alimony statutes means that big change is ahead for divorcing couples whose settlements might include spousal support. The state’s alimony laws have long been considered outdated, particularly in light of recent revisions… Read more »