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When Does NJ Divorce Law Require Life Insurance?

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on November 11, 2017

When does NJ divorce law require life insurance? 

Is every woman who gets divorced in NJ entitled to life insurance from her ex-husband?


NJ Divorce Law usually requires a supporting parent and a supporting former spouse to maintain an appropriate amount of life insurance to fund his alimony and child support obligations in the event of his premature death.

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Topics: Alimony, Child Support

Your Divorce Case Information Statement: The Backbone of Your Case

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on March 25, 2017

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Topics: Alimony, Child Support, Equitable Distribution of Property

Obligations of a Disabled Person Pursuant To NJ Alimony Laws

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on September 20, 2014

What does a permanent disability do to someone's alimony obligation pursuant to NJ Alimony Laws?

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Topics: Alimony, Child Support

What Does "Pendente Lite" Mean in Monmouth County Divorce Court?

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on August 2, 2014

It means "temporary."

Temporary relief.

As in temporary custody. Temporary alimony. Temporary child support.

Temporary until a more detailed, more well reasoned final decision can be made.

It is important for someone going through a contested divorce to understand that there are two main phases to that divorce.

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Topics: Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce

Breaking News: New Jersey Bill Giving Judges More Discretion in Child Support Cases Moves Forward in New Jersey Senate

Posted by Steven J. Kaplan, Esq. on December 17, 2013

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To those people who pay child support and feel that they are paying it for too long a period of time, based upon the child's reaching age 18 or other emancipation events: keep an eye on New Jersey Bill S-1567. Yesterday this bill advanced through the New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee and will be considered by the full New Jersey Senate.

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Topics: Child Support

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