Tag: palimony

Palimony Law 1

Palimony is monetary compensation from one member of an unmarried couple to the other, following their separation. A 2010 statute prevents individuals from obtaining palimony unless the couple had a written agreement. Recently, the Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether this statute would apply to agreements made before it was enacted in 2010. The […]

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Palimony Law

Palimony is monetary compensation from one member of an unmarried couple to the other, following their separation. A 2010 statute prevents individuals from obtaining palimony unless the couple had a written agreement. Recently, the Supreme Court addressed the issue of whether this statute would apply to agreements made before it was enacted in 2010. The […]

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Breaking Up But Never Married What Are Your Rights

Imagine the following scenario: you and your significant other have been living together for 15 years. You never married officially, but held yourselves out as a married couple. You have a joint bank account and pay all the bills together. Your significant other just told you he wants to end your relationship and he wants […]

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I Will Take Care Of You Forever Is Just Not Enough

Many people these days opt to live together instead of getting married, whether as a “trial run” for marriage itself or simply because they have no interest in getting married. Depending on your situation, this can become a potentially precarious situation for you.  As of January 18, 2010 the NJ Legisture determined that palimony claims […]

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