Month: March 2018

How a NJ Child Custody Agreement Can Affect a Parent’s Decisions and Wishes Regarding their Child’s Participation in Sports Programs

For those of us who participated in Fall high school sports, most of us brought home Parental Consent forms which were signed perfunctorily by one of our parents and returned without issue. The Parental Consent form, provided to every prospective player, was signed and returned before the first day of tryouts, at some point between

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How Is Alimony Calculated?

Mar 27
How Is Alimony Calculated?
By Categories Alimony, Divorce, Family Law

While the determination of child support has been largely standardized across New Jersey thanks to the Child Support Guidelines, when it comes to deciding an alimony agreement or modifying an existing alimony agreement, there are no precise “guidelines.” Rather, alimony is awarded based on the idea that an alimony agreement should “enable each party to

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Congress Changes Alimony Tax Law!

Mar 15
Congress Changes Alimony Tax Law!
By Categories Alimony, Divorce

As a result of the release of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act“, Congress has now significantly changed how alimony payments are handled come tax-time. Critically however, this change in tax law will only affect alimony agreements which are entered into after December 31, 2018 (that is to say, any alimony agreements which are already

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