Author Archives: Sandy Durst

About Sandy Durst

Sandy Durst, Esq., is the founding partner of The Durst Firm where he heads the Family Law Department. Individuals facing a divorce benefit from the combination of legal skill, common sense and compassion that Sandy brings to each and every matter. Each case is given the personalized attention it deserves.

Do I still have to pay alimony if my Ex is living with someone?

Alimony is often a bitter pill to swallow.  The payor may feel as though they are paying too much for too long.  The recipient may feel it’s not enough.  But once alimony has been set, what happens when circumstances change … Continue reading

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How long does it take to get divorced in NJ?

A question virtually all of my client’s ask is “how long will it take to get divorced?”  And my answer is usually “it depends”.  While the court system is instructed to do everything possible to resolve the case within one … Continue reading

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A crystal ball for divorce?

As with anything found on the internet, the veracity and credibility of any information must be considered and the information should be taken with a grain of salt. Deciding whether to get divorced is a deeply personal decision.  When evaluating … Continue reading

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Is it time for a change?

Having just flipped the calendar to a new year, many people make New Year’s Resolutions.  Often, these resolutions concern habits or behaviors someone may want to change in order to improve their daily life.  For many people, one such change … Continue reading

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European Court strikes a blow to parental rights

While this is a European case and NOT a NJ / United States case it present a devastating insight into a Court’s role in balancing the best interests of a child and parental rights.  http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/against-his-parents%e2%80%99-wishes-this-terminally-ill-infant-will-be-allowed-to-die/ar-BBDsI95?ocid=spartanntp

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