February 21, 2020 by Sharon Klein, Wilmington Trust Does your client know that after a divorce he/she may be responsible for paying the income taxes on trust distributions made to an ex-spouse forever?  Check out my recent podcast recorded for Family Law Magazine regarding dramatic changes in the taxation of trust income after divorce.  https://familylawyermagazine.com/articles/podcast-...
January 27, 2020 by Peter C. Paras, Esq. Partner at Paras, Apy & Reiss.  A few years ago a billboard prominently placed in Times Square read:                                     “Hi Steven,    ...
January 15, 2020 by Lynne Strober, Mandelbaum Salsberg P.C.  I thought I would use this blog as an opportunity to raise a very out of the box issue:  Should more than two people be legally allowed to marry each other?  We see multi-person relationships in the news, in marriage columns, social discussions and political analysis. The new term is “trouple” or “...
December 11, 2019 by Jeralyn Lawrence, Managing Member and Founder of Lawrence Law A client may want a divorce, but may be unsure on what basis a court would grant them a divorce.  In New Jersey, there are several grounds for divorce.  The legal term for grounds for divorce is “cause of action.”  In every divorce, a party has to allege a specific cause of...
On September 12, 2019, the New Jersey Appellate Division released its opinion in Landau v. Landau, ___N.J. Super. ___(App. Div. 2019). Of the many New Jersey opinions decided each year, few are actually chosen for publication as precedential. And Landau is noteworthy for a number of reasons. First, the amount in controversy was unusual. At stake was the termination (asserted by the...