Alimony Conference on September 21, 2013

New Jersey Alimony Reform and New Jersey Women for Alimony Reform are holding a conference to update our members about the progress toward fair alimony laws in the Garden State and to provide the information that our grass roots activists need to get the job done before the current legislative session ends. This conference is

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New Jersey Alimony Bill A4138

A4138 Alimony Bill Prohibits awarding alimony to domestic violence offenders; permits termination of alimony based on conviction for crime or offense involving domestic violence.  Here is a link to the Bill: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2012/Bills/A4500/4138_I1.PDF   Here are the sponsors: Assemblywoman Gabriela M. Mosquera (D)   Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D)   Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande (R) 

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Amazing progress in Colorado – Alimony Reform

Amazing progress in Colorado’s Alimony Reform Efforts. They have reformed their alimony laws without any big media hubbub or thousands of advocates clamoring for reform. This is huge news. We can only assume that NJ and FL are some kind of backwards states that are unable to do right by their citizens. Here is an

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Assemblyman Mainor Meet and Greet July 28 2013

Our Meet and Greet Luncheon with Assemblyman Mainor is scheduled for Sunday July 28 from 12 noon to 4 pm. The event will be held at Pantagis Renaissance Restaurant, 250 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076. http://www.pantagis.com/ _________________________________________ A donor has sponsored 10 seats for members who would like to attend but cannot afford it.

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Fundraising Update

    Recently we had an offer of $2,500 from an anonymous donor if our members would match the donation. We are pleased to say that our members (YOU) have already contributed $1,800. Just $700 remain to reach our grand total of $5,000. Please note that no person in NJAR or NJWARreceives payment for their work. Everyone is

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Push underway to change N.J. alimony laws

Following the lead of Massachusetts and a handful of other states, activists are pushing legislation that would dramatically revise New Jersey alimony laws. The proposal, which has bipartisan support, would end the concept of permanent alimony and set new limits on the size and duration of alimony awards. Modeled after a Massachusetts law that took

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