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What If I Can No Longer Afford to Pay My Support Obligations? (Part II)

November 17th, 2014 | Written by Diana N. Fredericks, Esq.

Modifications of Spousal and Child Support Under the New Statute.

Although the current unemployment rate in New Jersey is almost two percent less than when Part I of this article was written in 2013, clients and their families remain affected; they continue to report the loss of overtime, bonuses and/or pay cuts.  When an Order already exists for alimony, what is the payor supposed to do? How does one seek relief? Because the failure to pay support can have severe and significant consequences, it should be addressed as soon as possible.

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Alternate Dispute Resolution for Divorced Parents

September 29th, 2014 | Written by Diana N. Fredericks, Esq.

On Sept. 6, an article was published in the New York Times titled, “How Divorced Parents Lost Their Rights”.  The article describes, in part, the frustration about the willingness of a court to intervene in parental disputes, such as payment for college, where the parents are divorced, but not for married parents who disagree. 

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New Jersey Family Collaborative Law Act

September 17th, 2014 | Written by William J. Rudnik, Esq.

We are pleased to advise that Governor Christie signed the New Jersey Family Collaborative Law Act into law on September 10, 2014.  This act provides further support for collaborative law as an excellent alternative to resolving family law disputes, rather than using the litigation process.

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NJ Alimony Statute Modified

September 15th, 2014 | Written by Diana N. Fredericks, Esq.

On September 11, 2014, Governor Christie signed a bill that modifies the alimony statute in New Jersey.  It is important to recognize the effect this new statute may have on your case.

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Divorce is Topic of Men's Discussion Group - Sept. 16

September 15th, 2014

The next meeting of a men's discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on Sept. 16, 2014 from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the United Way, located at 4 Walter E. Foran Blvd, Suite 401 in Flemington.

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Fredericks Named Top 10 Family Law Attorney

July 24th, 2014 | Written by Admin

Diana Fredericks has been selected as one of the 2014 “Top 10 Under 40” Family Law Attorneys in New Jersey by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (NAFLA). 

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Men's Discussion Group - July 15, 2014 from 6:30

July 7th, 2014 | Written by Admin

The next meeting of a men’s discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on July 15, 2014 from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the United Way, located at 4 Walter E. Foran Blvd, Suite 401 in Flemington. The group is for men who are separated or divorced, or who are going through a divorce.

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Alimony Reform ... and other changes

July 2nd, 2014 | Written by Diana N. Fredericks, Esq.

Many of the articles and hearsay about this bill are not entirely accurate.  This bill does not have guidelines as to the amount of alimony, however, it does have a durational component, which could be deviated from in exceptional circumstances, and exceptional circumstances are broadly defined.  The bill also proposes changes to the law on how retirement and unemployment may affect support obligations, waiting periods to file motions for modifications, standards, requirements, etc. 

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The next meeting of a men’s discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on June 17, 2014 from 6:30 pm

June 3rd, 2014 | Written by Admin

The next meeting of a men’s discussion group focusing on divorce will be held on June 17, 2014 from 6:30 pm until 8 pm at the United Way, located at 4 Walter E. Foran Blvd, Suite 401 in Flemington. The group is for men who are separated or divorced, or who are going through a divorce.

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Tax Attorney Joins G&K

May 30th, 2014 | Written by Admin

Gebhardt & Kiefer is pleased to announce that attorney Daniel Makoski has joined the firm. His areas of practice include tax planning, tax controversy, transactional business matters, wills, trusts, and estate planning.

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