Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF/CGMA, Past-Managing Member, Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C., http://www.ljcpa.com/, and Jonathan H. Blonstein, Esq., Weinstein Lindemann & Weinstein, A Professional Corporation http://www.familylawnj.com/, co-authored an article for New Jersey Law Journal. The article, “The Alimony Buy-Out: Is It Right For Your Client?” discusses the benefits and pitfalls of this type of alimony arrangement. The authors state, “As advisors, we are faced with a dilemma. We need to effectively manage client expectations by explaining every detail. At the same time, we need to make them understand that things can and will happen that are outside of everyone’s control, especially ours.