What is the Marital Standard of Living and Why Does It Matter?

What is the Marital Standard of Living and Why Does It Matter?

By: Baruch Kreiman, Esq.   The Court has a statutory list of 14 factors to consider in making orders for spousal support. Three of those factors directly refer to the marital standard of living. Specifically, the Court needs to consider (1) the earning ability or...
If I Quit My Job, Do I Still Have to Pay Alimony?

If I Quit My Job, Do I Still Have to Pay Alimony?

By: Baruch Kreiman, Esq.   No one likes paying alimony to their ex. Sometimes it’s warranted and understandable, but paying support to an ex-spouse is never enjoyable. And sometimes the spousal support payment ordered—especially temporary spousal support—can be...