Meet James Hair. Terminally ill, diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme IV, an extremely aggressive brain tumor with a poor prognosis of one year. Four months after filing for alimony termination, and MRI revealed the brain tumor had returned and was now five times larger. He then had a second emergency brain surgery, was hospitalized and near death.
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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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
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
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
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
For some ex-couples, the economy has made child support, alimony and other financial terms of divorce even harder to bear. And these fresh battles are adding urgency to an acrimonious debate over alimony reform in New Jersey. Take Lynn Sebold, a 49-year-old mother of two teenage girls who earned six figures and owned a four-bedroom