Termination of Child Support, New Jersey, New Rule

The New Jersey Legislature has recently enacted N.J.S.A. 2A:17-56.67, which will officially go into effect on February 17, 2017.  Under this new statute, a parent’s obligation to pay child support will automatically terminate when a child reaches age 19, unless the court orders otherwise.  Even with a Court-ordered extension of child support, a parent’s obligation should not … More Termination of Child Support, New Jersey, New Rule

Alimony Modifications for Retirement

Judge Larry Jones, Ocean County Family Court Judge, has issued an unpublished decision regarding the newly amended alimony statute attempting to define when a party can apply to modify or terminate their alimony obligation based on their “prospective” retirement. Judge Jones has said in his decision in Mueller v. Mueller, decided on April 22, 2016 … More Alimony Modifications for Retirement

Making Good Use of Your Breakout Session During Mediation

A very good and short article was posted http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/home/native-ad?mvi=a974dd256c754270b038795a26b0eab5#!/ in the New York Law Journal about making great use of your breakout session during mediation. Naturally, you should listen to the advice of your mediator, but this author gives some good tips about what you could or should be doing to make your breakout session more productive … More Making Good Use of Your Breakout Session During Mediation