Alimony Attorney New Jersey

Alimony Attorney for North Bergen, Jersey City, Union City – and greater New Jersey

When couples get divorced, there are several legal issues that they need to work through before making the proceedings final. One of those decisions that can lie with the New Jersey court system is if one spouse will be required to pay alimony to the other. 

Some divorce proceedings require an attorney to fight for your rights. Alimony and spousal support are components that can become contentious during a divorce. Getting to a fair and favorable position on alimony payment is essential, as it can impact you for many years. An unfavorable alimony payment can restrict your ability to do many of the things you may have planned to do as you get on with your life. 

An experienced North Bergen and Jersey City divorce attorney can help ensure that the courts see the entire situation and make a favorable decision for you.

How is Alimony Decided in New Jersey Courts? 

In New Jersey, the amount of alimony paid – and the duration that it will be paid – is directly related to factors of the marriage in addition to the personal details of each spouse. These include:

  • Length of the marriage
  • Income and education of each spouse
  • Ability to gain employment of each spouse
  • Standard of living during the marriage
  • Parental responsibilities as decided within the divorce
  • Overall needs of each spouse

Receiving adequate and accurate information to determine proper alimony payments is essential in each divorce. Attorney Lazaro Carvajal will work to ensure all details are on the table, so a fair alimony payment is reached. 

Five Types of Alimony in New Jersey

Depending on the factors of your divorce, you may pay or receive one of the following types of alimony as a part of your divorce. 

  • Temporary alimony
  • Reimbursement alimony
  • Limited duration alimony
  • Open duration alimony
  • Rehabilitative alimony

Schedule a Free, No-Obligation Consultation

Speak to a New Jersey alimony attorney about your case today. Contact Carvajal Law for a complimentary, no-obligation consultation at (201) 801-3134 or use our online contact form to request a consultation.

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