By John P. Paone, Jr., Esq.              African-American history in the United States has been recognized annually since 1926, first as “Negro History Week” and later as “Black History Month.” Carter G. Woodson, an African American historian and journalist pioneered the celebration originally designated for the second week in February,...
By Robert T. Corcoran, Esq. The alimony statute, codified at N.J.S.A. 2A:34–23, requires the court to consider 13 specifically enumerated factors (plus a 14th catch-all) in determining alimony. One of the factors to be considered is the standard of living established in the marriage or civil union and the likelihood that each party can maintain a reasonably comparable standard of...
By David Wildstein, Esq. Although breakups are rarely friendly, actress Sofia Vergara and ex-fiancé Nick Loeb’s split has taken an unusually sour turn. The millionaire businessman and “Modern Family” actress were in a relationship for several years before their separation in 2013. During their relationship, the couple turned to In Vitro Fertilization in hopes of having a...
By Amanda S. Trigg, Esq. Originally published at www.letstalkaboutdivorce.com – the blog of the Family Law Department of Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich & Trigg, LLC.  The upcoming holidays are definitely not one of the better seasons for those going through a divorce, recently divorced or thinking about divorcing.   During the extended winter holiday season, our loved ones...
By Charles Abut, Esq.   This case is remanded to the trial court, after a third post-divorce judgment appeal, pertaining to contested issues regarding modification of child support being paid on behalf of three children.   Although the parties were divorced in 2004, the litigation is ongoing and is described by the Appellate Division as “acrimonious.”   Once again...