On September 10, 2014 Governor Chris Christie signed into law the highly anticipated Alimony Statute which modifies how Alimony is awarded in New Jersey. The most significant changes include:
Support modification motions have long been regarded as among the most challenging and difficult applications to present to a court. This sentiment is even more appropriate in the current economic climate. While economic indicators appear to forecast improved financial days ahead, there is no way to predict when or if these changes will occur. In the meantime,more and more litigants struggle to find relief from support obligations they can no longer meet.