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Eric S Solotoff

Eric Solotoff’s Answers

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  • Divorc

    Is it legal in NJ to record people on a tape recorder for court evidence without them knowing?

    Eric’s Answer

    NJ is a one party consent state. You can tape any conververation you are involved in. You cannot hide a recording device and tape conversations that you are not involved in as that you would illegal, if not criminal, having wire tap implications.

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  • Alimony reduction / termination in nj

    My friend has been divorced for 11 years and has been paying "lifetime alimony". He has always been emplyed in the automotive industry as a general salesmanager / F & I man. This industry is in crisis and my friend lost his job as a result of the ...

    Eric’s Answer

    Changes in support are governed by a change of circumstances standard. Typically when someone loses a job, they have to make a good faith, documented effort to seek new employment before they could possibly be entitled to relief. I have recently addresed these issues on our firm's New Jersey Family Blog. The address of the post is:
    http://njfamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/2008/10/articles/alimony/its-the-economy-where-the-law-and-reality-may-collide-in-future-postjudgment-motions-caused-by-job-loss/

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  • Divorce

    I currently own a home with my husband. I have decided due to husbands affair to leave the marital home. Will this effect my ability to claim what is mine from the marital home? I live in New Jersey.

    Eric’s Answer

    While you don't lose any legal rights as far as equitable distribution, after you leave the home, it may become more difficult to get what is yours.

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