I recently received spam email announcing the development of a new reality television series for divorced couples with children. The email indicated that a production company is “currently casting a transformative new series that will feature divorced couples with kids”.
On September 10, 2014, Governor Chris Christie signed an alimony reform bill into law, which makes significant changes to the New Jersey alimony statute, N.J.S.A. 2A:34-23.
In addition to signing the alimony bill into law, Governor Christie also signed the Family Collaborative Law Act on Wednesday, September 10th.
In Balogh v. Balogh, an appeal argued before the Supreme Court of Hawaii, the parties were married in 1981. At the time of the wedding, the wife owned two properties in New Jersey. She sold one of the properties in 1992 for just less than $90,000.
Six years before the parties’ marriage in June 2000, the wife became the sole owner of real property, which would later become the parties’ marital residence.
The Ontario Court of Appeal made a decision in the case Virc v. Blair this past May. It raises questions about the circumstances when a separation agreement can be set aside.
The process of adjusting to divorce can be challenging enough for children without factoring in the difficulty of adapting to different living arrangements and new locations. It’s important to set up a consistent visitation or time-sharing schedule they can rely on and get comfortable with as quickly as possible.
Richter v. Richter, a case from the Alaska Supreme Court, involved a couple who were married in 2010 in California. They separated in 2011 and filed for divorce. At trial, the husband (“Defendant”) argued that the court lacked jurisdiction over him, because he was a resident of Idaho.