Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Marital Lifestyle & Alimony

By Ivon Lerdorf Subscribe to RSS | February 1st 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



One of the topics discussed at the 2012 Family Law Symposium under section "Arguments Lawyers Fail to Make" was related to the inadequacy of New Jersey's official CIS form in the budget's left hand column labeled "Joint Life Style" for the purpose of an alimony claim trial.

The logic goes like this; Marital Lifestyle figures for the supported spouse are likely to include the supporting spouse's expenses that will not be paid by the supported spouse after the divorce. Normally, marital lifestyle figures play a critical role in alimony determination, but these figures are meant to include marital lifestyle of the supported spouse only.

The proposed supported spouse’s attorney questions the supported spouse, who says, "Yes, those are my expenses." Then, the other party's attorney should point out that the line item is, in fact, for the entire family before the separation. The supported spouse is put in a situation where he/she has to subtract from each line item, expenditures for the supporting spouse and the children. After all, why should the supported spouse receive alimony for expenditures that he/she would not and could not incur post judgment? However, is this common flaw in marital lifestyle budget presentations picked up and argued by lawyers regularly?

As your technology provider, we routinely work with lawyers and pro-actively provide practice solutions. We cannot and do not practice law, but we do provide you tools to solve issues like marital lifestyle and alimony issues very easily within our CIS software, New Jersey’s most popular child support program.

In your CIS program, section Part-D, click on "Show Individual Historical Expenditure." Here, you can breakdown marital expenses - Expenses for the plaintiff only or for the defendant and children. You can then print a separate Lifestyle Expenditure report, which will show five columns side by side and is ready to enter as a trial exhibit, for an Early Settlement Panel or Economic Mediation.

For trial preparation, have the litigant break down the marital lifestyle figures individually, so you do not count the supporting spouse's expenses and the children's expenses in the supported spouse’s lifestyle figures, thereby avoiding the aforementioned trap.

While we are on this topic, for the purpose of breakdown, children's expenditures might be less critical because they are not expected to have separate expenses in each category. However, categorizing children's expenses separately may be helpful because they will be useful for other purposes, such as quantifying extraordinary expenses for children, i.e. automobile insurance.

To learn more about this topic as well as many other program features you may not be utilizing or to watch an overview video, visit CIS Software’s web page.

Ivon Lerdorf - About Author:
A comprehensive guide for law firms to understand, evaluate and select proper child support for ny, time billing software reviews, CIS form, law firm billing software, divorce settlements software and legal billing software.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/software-articles/marital-lifestyle-alimony.htm

Related Software Articles Subscribe to RSS

All about the real estate software
Published by Ivon Lerdorf on February 7th 2012 | Software
Real estate deals are time taking and should be done meticulously. Due to advancement of technology ...
 
Promising offer from robust scrap software
Published by Angel on July 26th 2012 | Software
The scrap yard owner who is keen to improve his business gains good mileage out of the scrap softwar...
 
Stamp of industry recognized banking software solutions
Published by Angel on July 13th 2012 | Software
Financial institutions take all efforts to introduce novel mobile banking solutions built by reputed...
 
Three queries to answer before selecting recycling software
Published by Angel on March 27th 2012 | Software
An individual involved in scrap business finds an able ally in the form of recycling software. But, ...
 
Banking software companies and their Vision and Mission
Published by Angel on May 7th 2012 | Software
Financial institutions seek the services of banking software companies to introduce novel mobile ban...
 
In 2012, US IT managers are looking to replace their offshore software development providers by nearshore ones.
Published by Yeleny Lopez on January 24th 2012 | Software
We have built customized tools for automating software development phases, maximizing the power leve...
 
Recycling software vendors – Leading philosophy that guide vendors
Published by Angel on June 7th 2012 | Software
Recyclers who are keen to implement recycling software seeks the services of reputed vendors who hav...
 
How to make the best use of web data scrapping software
Published by Newprosoft on December 6th 2011 | Computer
Web data scrapping is software which is used to extract data from websites and this is achieved by s...
 
Kaspersky Antivirus – fast, safer and affordable antivirus software
Published by Paul Smith on May 16th 2012 | Software
The Kaspersky is a global anti-virus software company, which has been attracting customers for its p...
 
Use software’s for improving your computer and internet speed
Published by Jahna Sebastian on January 11th 2012 | Software
In today’s highly competitive world, every individual need computer and internet for their work or...
 
Benefits offered by the reverse logistics software
Published by Angel on April 20th 2012 | Software
When business establishments want to adopt an effective system to handle the reverse flow of product...
 
What should a programmer consider before embarking on mobile website development program
Published by Angel on January 20th 2012 | Software
The programmer who plays a vital role in mobile website development projects should take note of imp...
 
Employee time clock software the Best One to Use…
Published by Riley Poole on March 25th 2012 | Software
Time Clock Software works with Employee Time Clocks for a complete time and attendance software solu...
 
Protect your system with the filtering software
Published by Erikhornung on February 1st 2012 | Software
The use of internet has become a lot, these days and almost, people belonging to all age groups use ...
 
Let Us Create Unlimited DVDs of the Favorite Collection with Easy to Use DVD software!
Published by Shaly Criston on January 28th 2012 | Software
The digital contents provided excellent graphics for high graphics lovers and this format allowed en...
 
A bodyguard for your machine- Antivirus security software
Published by Dany on February 7th 2012 | Software
We are living in era of digitalization. We use computers for almost all purposes liking shopping pro...
 
Tips and benefits of software off shoring
Published by Top Articles on November 28th 2011 | Software
In this article, the main point is highlighted as Offshore Software Development Company, how these c...
 
Get the best insurance software developed by a leading software development Company
Published by Paul on December 6th 2011 | Software
Insurance Software Services is one of the best software company involved in the development of insur...
 
What makes banking software companies an able ally for financial institutions
Published by Angel on March 9th 2012 | Software
With the rise in the demand pertaining to banking software solutions, financial institutions have st...
 
Why you need to use Recruitment software
Published by Maria Warne on June 17th 2012 | Software
Recruitment software has completely revolutionized the way HR department operates in any business. T...