• Features

    The Veterans Survivor Benefits Scheme, the Unlawful Marriage and CUE

    Janice G. Inman

    The case of Lewis v. Shulkin, heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, shows us one instance in which an attempted but not legal marriage just might have a chance to be recognized, at least for the purposes of determining government benefits.

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    Forensic Accounting: When Do You Need It?

    Ken Stalcup, Penny Lutocka and Ross Koble

    Most matrimonial attorneys have heard a client, typically the "out-spouse" in a marriage with a business interest, say, "The books are cooked," or "Personal expenses are being paid by the business," or "The accounting records are fiction." Failing to probe these issues may cost your client a lot of money when the asset division takes place, and may leave him or her dissatisfied with your representation.

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    NJ's New Child Support Statute

    Kory Ann Ferro

    Considering the Disabled Child

    New Jersey's new child support statute, titled Termination of Obligation to Pay Child Support, became effective on Feb. 1. Under this statute, a child support obligation terminates "by operation of law" when the child turns 19, which termination can be extended until the child turns 23 under certain circumstances and using certain procedures. But what about children with special needs?

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    Case Notes

    Discussion of two key cases.

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