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Summarize Your Education/Earnings & Employment Histories: There are many factors that are considered when establishing alimony and child support. These factors include, but are not limited to, the length of marriage, contributions to the marriage, age, health, as well as a myriad of other factors. Chief among these factors is the earning ability of each party. Therefore, for both you and your spouse, summarize the following: (a) post high school education, degrees, certifications and licenses earned; (b) employment history including but not limited to: employers, dates of employment, positions held, earnings, and employment benefits received (i.e., promotions, deferred compensation, stock options, bonuses, over-time, etc.); (c) if unemployed, intentions regarding re-employment, rehabilitation plans (i.e., education and time needed to acquire work experience) and child care; (d) your plans for employment in the future; and (e) your plans for retirement. For more information about your rights in divorce, please contact Chuck Vuotto at cvuotto@starrgern.com or by phone at his Roseland, NJ office (973) 403-9200. You may also read more articles on divorce at vuotto.com

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