New Jersey Alimony
If you are considering divorce, you may be wondering how to go about this process, specifically the issue of coming to a spousal support agreement. Our experienced divorce attorney discusses New Jersey alimony.
New Jersey Alimony | Factors to Consider
One of the questions that is certain to come up in a divorce consultation addresses the issue of alimony. Alimony will generally be awarded when one spouse earns significantly more than the other. Several factors have to be considered. Among them are the length of the marriage, whether other assets are available in the event of the dissolution of the marriage, the marital lifestyle, and the ages of the parties. All of these factors are taken into consideration. Absent actual knowledge of all of those factors, it’s hard to determine what the actual amount or term would be.
New Jersey Alimony | Calculating Alimony Payments
As a New Jersey Family Law Attorney, I am often asked by clients how the court or judge calculates alimony. First of all, there is no specific calculation or formula for determining alimony payments. The judge will take 1/4 to 1/3 of the difference between the parties’ incomes as a starting base for alimony.
New Jersey Alimony | Receiving Alimony
As an experienced New Jersey Family Law Attorney, I often speak to my clients about whether or not they will be entitled to alimony after a divorce. Alimony is dependent on the income of each parties. Having young children in a marriage will greatly influence alimony. Every case can be different in regards to alimony.
If you want to know if you are eligible for alimony after your divorce, please contact experienced New Jersey Family Law Attorney Brian Freeman today to schedule a free case review. Freeman Law Center, LLC is fully staffed with bilingual paralegals that are ready to assist you through every step of your case.