Different Alimony Types

If you are going through a divorce, you need to know about the different alimony types in New Jersey. Watch this video to learn more.

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What types of alimony are there in New Jersey?

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If you’re here, you might be considering divorce in New Jersey. One of the issues you might be faced with is alimony and the different types of alimony in New Jersey. New Jersey recently had a change in the law where alimony was modified so that there is a more definitive method by calculating it.Different Alimony TypesIf you are now married less than 20 years, the law will only allow you a maximum period of alimony of one year for every year that you were married. That generally has been interpreted to less than that; almost six months to every year that you were married. If you were married over 20 years, then you would be looking at something called open durational alimony, which generally means permanent alimony until your spouse who pays the alimony retires.


Are you or a loved one getting divorced and have questions about the different alimony types in New Jersey? Contact New Jersey alimony attorney Bart W. Lombardo for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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