For parties involved in a divorce with child support at issue, the process has just become simpler. A Family Court Judge in Ocean County recently ruled on how the "effective date for the retroactive establishment of an initial child support obligation" should be decided.
For many people engaged in a bitter divorce, paying alimony may seem like salt in a fresh wound. While alimony was created to allow a financially-dependent spouse to maintain the same standard of living as before the marriage's dissolution for a period of time - some former spouses take advantage of the system by secretly cohabitating with "partners" while still getting support.
Here's an everyday situation - you agree to do something for a friend while your friend agrees to do something for you in return. Your friend does not keep his end of the bargain. Now what?
Divorce can be one of the most emotionally and financially, difficult experiences in people's lives. Those in the public eye have the additional pressure of publicity. With a national divorce rate of between forty and fifty percent, couples splitting up is usually not big news.