Divorce lawyers at the Philadelphia law firm, Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel, LLP, serve clients in the Philadelphia metropolitan area and in the state of New Jersey. In recent months, the state of New Jersey enacted significant changes to their alimony laws. Prior to the enactment of the changes, New Jersey couples married for ten years or more had some predictability in what they could expect to receive and to pay in alimony if ever faced with a divorce. Permanent alimony was traditionally granted in those cases. (more…)