ALMOST TWO-THIRDS OF NEW JERSEYANS FAVOR AN END TO PERMANENT ALIMONY

ALMOST TWO-THIRDS OF NEW JERSEYANS FAVOR AN END TO PERMANENT ALIMONY AND BELIEVE ALIMONY SHOULD ONLY CONTINUE UNTIL THE RECIPIENT FORMER SPOUSE BECOMES FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT.   “Latest Eagleton Center poll, commissioned by NJ Alimony Reform/NJ Women for Alimony Reform, proves the majority of New Jersey residents statewide support reforms to our alimony system more reflective of modern

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CHALLENGE MATCHING DONATION

Another anonymous donor has just agreed to donate $2,500 to the effort for fair alimony laws if our members will match the donation. The challenge has been made!   This is a great opportunity to double the impact of your donation. Make your donation online at http://www.njalimonyreform.org/donations/ or mail it to us at 1092 Saint Georges

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URGENTLY NEEDED – LETTERS TO LEADERSHIP

URGENTLY NEEDED – LETTERS TO LEADERSHIP The Key legislators, those who are the gateway for Senators and Representatives to vote their conscience, need to hear from you. These leaders include: Senator Stephen Sweeney Senator Nicholas Scutari Assemblyman Lou Greenwald Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver Please write letters to these legislators TODAY. Their contact information can be found

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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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Alimony Till Death Do Us Part?

Alimony dates back centuries. The original idea was that once married, a man is responsible for a woman till death. But that notion has shifted in recent decades, as more women have jobs and their own money. Now, a number of states are considering laws to end lifetime alimony. During his two-decade marriage, Tom Leustek’s wife

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N.J. Bar favors study of alimony statutes

March 03, 2013 The New Jersey State Bar Association takes issue with the mischaracterization made about its position on an Alimony Study Commission in your Feb. 25 editorial (“Alimony laws warrant review”) and Tom Leustek’s op-ed (“Lobby blocks alimony reform”) published Feb. 27. The New Jersey State Bar Association has been an aggressive supporter of

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