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...
By Amanda S. Trigg of Cohn Lifland Pearlman Herrmann & Knopf LLP and originally posted in Family Law on Monday, April 29, 2019. If money was a person, how would you describe your relationship? Is friendly, or marked with tension and anxiety? In family law, we deal with that connection constantly, as we discuss alimony, child support, equitable distribution of...
By: John P. Paone, Jr., Esq. and John P. Paone, III, Esq.* On January 1, 2019, new federal tax laws were ushered in, as part of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017, which have revolutionized the financial landscape for divorcing parties.  The most dramatic change is the elimination of the federal income tax deduction for individuals who pay alimony.  This also means that persons...
AAML New Jersey Chapter Fellows Sheryl Seiden, Esq. and Bonnie Frost, Esq. will present on a NJICLE Webinar on March 20, 2019 from 12-2 p.m. To learn more and to register, click here: https://tcms.njsba.com/PersonifyEbusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=1699&productId=37616450
By: John P. Paone, Jr., Esq. and Victoria E. Paone, Esq. Americans have a love affair with pets. According to a recent survey, “three-fourths of Americans in their 30s have dogs, while 51 percent have cats.” It is not uncommon for people to spend thousands of dollars per year on pet clothing/accessories, food, photographs, medicine and the like.  But what happens to “Fluffy...