Kelli M. Martone

Alimony: How long do I have to pay?

In New Jersey identifies four types of alimony (spousal support) that supporting spouses may be obligated to pay if the facts of the case warrant alimony and/or spousal support at all. These are open durational alimony (formerly known as “permanent” alimony), limited duration alimony, rehabilitative alimony, and reimbursement alimony. Therefore, if the facts of any…

A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR THE DIVORCED PERSON ON THE MOST DREADED HALLMARK HOLIDAY OF THE YEAR: VALENTINE’S DAY.

A SURVIVAL GUIDE FOR THE DIVORCED PERSON ON THE MOST DREADED HALLMARK HOLIDAY OF THE YEAR: VALENTINE’S DAY. Valentine’s Day can be difficult and dreaded by many people.  Married couples or people in relationships often dread the holiday because of the pressure to show “love “on what is just an ordinary day designed to force…

Child Custody

Child Custody:  The Basics Divorce and the process of going through a divorce, is one of the most stressful experiences a person can go through.  Compounding this stress is the issue of custody and parenting time because children are our most prized possessions (as they should be).  The emotional energy surrounding custody issues can be…

Enjoying The Holidays During a Custody Dispute

Thanksgiving starts a very busy season for many divorce and custody lawyers and sparks challenges for many families, especially those embroiled in child custody disputes. Sometimes it is the first holiday having to share the children or alternate the children’s schedule, sometimes it’s because of fear that the other parent will not abide a previously entered agreement…