The Assembly Judiciary Committee met and voted unanimously this week to release AJR-32, which creates an alimony law study commission.
The following groups testified in support of the resolution:
the NJS Bar Association and:
- Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC)
- NJ Coalition for Battered Women
- Hispanic Bar Association
- NJ Association for Justice
- National Organization for Women (NOW)
- Essex, Morris, Somerset, Bergen, Camden and Burlington County Bar Association were also on record in support of the resolution
- the public appointees to the commission should be certified matrimonial attorneys
- the appointment of members to the commission should not be the Governor’s exclusive choice. The Governor as well as legislative leadership should appoint commission members.
- the commission should include someone from the Alimony Reform Coalition
The resolution now moves to the Assembly for approval.