Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Payment of Child Support When Children Are in College

In almost all cases, one parent pays child support to the other parent after a separation, a divorce or a dissolution. In some of those cases, the child support is paid pursuant to the New Jersey State Child Support Guidelines and in other cases, the child support is calculated by applying ten statutory factors. The […]

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Arbitration: Another Alternative to Divorce Mediation of Litigation

For parties who wish to resolve their divorce outside of Court but cannot reach a settlement on their own or with the assistance of a mediator, arbitration provides a viable alternative. The arbitrator, who is typically an attorney or a former judge, makes either a non-binding or a binding determination as to how the case […]

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The Equitable Distribution of Stock Options

Employee stock options are considered marital assets that are subject to equitable distribution. These include both vested and unvested stock options. Even stock options awarded shortly after the divorce complaint was filed are considered subject to equitable distribution if they were awarded as a result of efforts expended during the marriage. On the other hand, […]

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Appelate Division Disapproves Dual Capacity Doctrine

Danielle Fry worked as a cook for Palroll Inc., trading as the Lakeside Tavern in Branchville, N.J. Palroll operated the tavern and also owned the building in which it was located. The owners of Palroll were the Rohls. On April 13, an employee of a bottling company delivered fifteen canisters of soda and one CO2 […]

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