Both parties in a divorce deserve a chance to maintain their quality of life and move forward on solid financial footing. Unfortunately, spousal support and alimony issues can quickly spiral into drawn out litigation, complete with all the financial costs and bruised feelings a court battle can bring.
Courts in New Jersey consider a number of factors to determine whether alimony should be granted, how much the payments will be, and how long the alimony payments should be made. Factors include:
Alimony is typically a very contentious issue in divorces and one of the leading drivers of litigation. Having an experienced litigator is crucial to ensure that you are prepared for whatever direction your case goes. Better yet, Marisa Baker is a certified mediator who will work to resolve your alimony issues amicably whenever possible.