Illinois Citizens Considering Divorce Face Alimony and Child Support Changes

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Two of the most contentious aspects of divorce are alimony and child support payments. Alimony is the term used to describe payments made by one spouse to another for maintenance and support after (and sometimes during) divorce proceedings. Alimony is not gender specific; indeed, the Supreme Court has […]

Helicopter Rides Without Doors Facing Scrutiny Following Fatal Crash

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Helicopters without doors, specifically ones that provide aerial tours, are facing scrutiny following a fatal crash in the East River of New York earlier this year. In the crash, five of six people aboard the helicopter died. The pilot was the lone survivor. The passengers in the helicopter […]

New Jersey Law Aims to Provide Individuals Additional Recourse Against Insurers

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit A proposed New Jersey law will allow individuals to pursue additional claims against insurance companies that act in bad faith when dealing with claimants.  The law is designed to protect “first party claimants” – meaning individuals who are making a claim against their own insurance policy.  The legislation, […]

New Jersey Legislators Seek to Tighten State’s Gun Laws

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit The New Jersey legislature’s Judiciary Committee advanced a slew of measures at the end of February aimed at placing further restrictions on the ability of residents of the state to obtain concealed carry licenses and purchase large-capacity magazines, among other things.  These restrictions, which were initiated prior to […]