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Your Rights When Dealing With A Divorce Lawyer
The Supreme Court of New Jersey has adopted significant rule amendments that dramatically change the attorney/client relationship. The client's now have significant rights in dealing with their lawyer and are entitled to reasonable and fair treatment. The Court has adopted ten client's rights and nine client responsibilities. A list of all of these rights and responsibilities must be attached to all retainer agreements. Client's Rights are:
In order for permanent alimony to be awarded in New Jersey, the marriage must have lasted at least 10 years and one spouse must have become economically dependent on the other. This type of alimony allows the obligee to maintain the lifestyle to which he or she has become accustomed for the duration of the obligor's lifetime (unless the obligee remarries).
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