AAML-NJ Had The Privilege Of Appearing Before Supreme Court of New Jersey On An Important Issue Regarding Alimony   On November 12, 2014, the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (“AAML-NJ”) had the privilege of appearing as amicus curiae before the Supreme Court of New Jersey in the case of Gnall v. Gnall, A 52-13.  In Gnall v. Gnall, in...
Divorce and its aftermath will be difficult for your children – there’s just no way around it.  But there are things you can do to minimize the hurt or discomfort your children experience, particularly involving visitation.   Here are some of the most common infractions that child psychologists and other experts advise against: Using visitation as a tool to either...
Collaborative Law provides another method by which the parties can achieve their goals in divorce.                        New Jersey now has a new collaborative law statute which formally recognizes the availability of an additional process by which parties may seek to negotiate a resolution...
Last week, New Jersey’s highest Court resuscitated palimony claims stemming from oral agreements, breathing new life into cases most matrimonial practitioners considered to be a thing of the past.  On September 25, 2014, the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that the 2010 Amendment to the Statute of Frauds did not render oral palimony agreements that predate it unenforceable, reversing...
In the State of New Jersey, child support is often fixed by pre-determined “Guidelines.” These are referred to as “Guidelines Cases.” The most important factors which drive the Guidelines formula are the parents’ respective incomes, the designation of Parent of Primary Residence (the PPR) and the Parent of Alternate Residence (the PAR) and the number of overnights...