A New Jersey Court may award alimony if it is just and equitable considering: (1) the actual need of one party and the ability of the other party to pay; (2) the length of the marriage; (3) the age, physical and emotional health of the parties; (4) the standard of living established during marriage and the likelihood that each party can maintain a reasonably comparable standard of living; (5) the earning capacities, educational levels and employability of the parties; (6) the length of absence from the job market of the party seeking maintenance; (7) parental responsibilities; (8) the time and expense necessary for the party seeking maintenance to acquire the education or training necessary to secure employment; (9) financial contributions to the marriage; (10) the distribution of property; (11) the investment income of the parties; (12) the tax consequences of spousal support; and (13) any other factors deemed relevant by the court. (New Jersey Statutes Title 2A, Section 34-23)
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