I have participated in extensive trial work and litigation in a number of different... more
I have participated in extensive trial work and litigation in a number of different areas of the law that allow me to bring that expertise to my work in divorce and family law. My prior litigation experience included medical malpractice trials and large nationwide class actions. With two offices in New Jersey, in East Brunswick and Fort Lee, our practice now serves Middlesex, Bergen, Som... view profile
When an ex-spouse makes payments to a former spouse after the divorce, the payments are called alimony. Alimony payments (also called spousal support) are intended to preserve the lifestyle the former spouse enjoyed before the divorce. Unlike child support, which is a required payment to fund a child's necessities, no one is guaranteed alimony. If a couple can't agree, a judge decides whether to award alimony. A divorce lawyer who specializes in alimony knows what information you need to calculate alimony, and can also help if you feel your ex-spouse is asking for too much alimony.