Essex County Alimony Attorney

For many couples, marriage means making decisions as a partnership and assuming different roles to do what is best for their family. When that marriage later ends, alimony may be needed to provide a spouse with the ability to move forward.

Laurie A. Bernstein Esq. is a skilled Essex County, New Jersey, Family Law attorney who fights for husbands and wives who are going through divorce, helping to ensure that their voices are heard and their rights are protected. She brings more than 30 years of experience to each case she handles, with a firm understanding of the law and the skill necessary to build compelling arguments that help clients achieve their goals.

Aggressive Advocacy For Spousal Support Issues

Alimony awards come in a variety of different forms, including:

  • Permanent alimony
  • Limited duration alimony
  • Rehabilitative alimony
  • Reimbursement alimony

Decisions regarding spousal support are based on a wide variety of factors, including but not limited to:

  • The actual need and ability of the parties to pay;
  • The duration of the marriage and civil union;
  • The age, physical and emotional health of the parties;
  • The standard of living during the marriage;
  • The earning capacities, educational levels, vocational skills and employability of the parties;
  • The length of absence from the job market of the party seeking support;
  • The parental responsibilities for the children;
  • Other factors such as equitable distribution allocation, income available through investments, and other factors that the Court may deem relevant.

Laurie A. Bernstein Esq. helps clients understand the factors that are considered by the Court when awarding alimony and uses them to build compelling arguments to support her clients' positions.

Contact A Livingston Spousal Maintenance Lawyer

To schedule a confidential consultation with an experienced Essex County alimony lawyer, contact The Law Office of Laurie A. Bernstein, P.C., at 973-567-3591.

Contact Laurie A. Bernstein

The Law Office of Laurie A. Bernstein, P.C.
101 Eisenhower Parkway Suite 409
Roseland, NJ 07068

Phone: 973-567-3591
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