N.J.: “Is jailed former portfolio manager a poster child for alimony reform?”

by Walter Olson on September 13, 2013

Modern-day debtors’ prison, or a problem of his own making? “Those behind the state’s alimony reform movement say it should be easier for individuals to show that they can’t afford to pay court-ordered alimony and harder to jail a former spouse for failing to do so.” [ABA Journal]

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1 ShiningBeacon 10.01.13 at 9:54 am

No one should ever be jailed for failure to pay alimony; it’s not a crime. Other remedies are available.

2 Ron Miller 10.03.13 at 8:43 am

“It is a crime.”

- Those Law Books

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