In a lesson in frugality for divorced lawyers, a New Jersey appeals court on Monday denied an attorney’s request to have his alimony and child support payments reduced because of his law firm’s dwindling financial performance.

The Appellate Division, in Donnelly v. Donnelly, A-2389-07, offered a simple warning: Don’t take on a lifestyle you can’t pay for and then try to make your former spouse feel the pinch.

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