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Cohabitation Clause In Divorce Settlement Agreement Will Be Enforced by NJ Courts

by Robert E. Goldstein, Esq. A precedential ruling has been handed down by the New Jersey Supreme Court on May 3, 2016 enforcing a settlement agreement between divorced spouses that provided that alimony would terminate when the recipient of the alimony payments resided with another man, also known as “cohabitation”. In a 4-2 ruling, the …

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New Jersey Will Enforce Agreement on Parenting Time, Or A Deal Is A Deal

by Robert E. Goldstein, Esq. with the children as part of their divorce.(PTA).  The agreement allowed the mother to move to California with the children but it provided that New Jersey would retain jurisdiction over all custody and parenting time issues that would arise in the future.  The father continued to reside in New Jersey. In …

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Mediation Barred Where There Is A Final Restraining Order Between Parties

by Robert E. Goldstein, Esq. A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that divorced couples cannot be required to resolve their post-divorce disputes through mediation if there has been an entry of a final restraining order based on a finding of domestic violence, even if existing property settlement agreements call for disputes to be worked …

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