New Jersey Women for Alimony Reform Social July 25

The fourth Thursday of every month NJWAR has planned an alimony reform social. Each social will be held in a different region of New Jersey. On Thursday July 25th from 5 to 7 PM the event will take place at Federici’s Family Italian Restaurantlocated at 14 East Main Street. Freehold, NJ. 07728 These socials are

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Is This The End of Alimony As We Know It?

Traditionally, alimony has been a man vs. woman thing. Men get ordered to pay, women get alimony and men get bitter. But as women have become more economically powerful, the game has changed. For probably as long as it has existed, alimony has been a man vs. woman thing. Men get ordered to pay, women

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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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New Jersey’s Antiquated Alimony Laws

“The strength of women when faced with untrue and unfair laws can be phenomenal. In November of 2012, NJ Women for Alimony Reform, WAR, was founded by Sheila Taylor. Ms. Taylor created the organization in response to statements from the NJ Bar that current alimony laws exist to protect women and children. Her personal experience taught her

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