Navigating Palimony Law in 2013

How to assist clients through this nebulous yet increasingly restrictive area of law

, New Jersey Law Journal


Warning to unmarried couples with oral palimony agreements: your agreement may no longer be legally enforceable. The Appellate Division recently favored retroactive application of the 2010 amendments to the statute of frauds, requiring palimony agreements to be formalized in writing. Family law attorneys should be aware — and make sure their clients are aware — of this important change in palimony law.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Continue to Lexis Advance®

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at

What's being said

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202604284589

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.