When is Alimony Awarded in NJ?

  • There’s a series of statutory factors that have to be considered when courts and mediators decide on alimony.
  • Certainly, you look to the age of the parties.
  • The length of the marriage is critical.
  • The incomes that people have earned, their abilities, their educational backgrounds, their child-rearing responsibilities are some of the factors that are considered.
  • We look to how you’ve lived your lives.
  • You will fill out financial statements.
  • The case will try to create a situation where both parents can enjoy a lifestyle reasonably comparable to that which existed during the marriage.