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Category: Child Support

What is a Post-Judgment Modification?

During divorce proceedings, a couple is required to settle their marital issues before they can officially go their separate ways. Once these decisions are reached, they must be approved by the judge in order to be considered the law. When they are finalized, they are required to be followed by both former-spouses, otherwise, they can […]

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What Rights Do I Have as a Father After a Divorce in New Jersey?

When parents enter a divorce case, their biggest concern is often the custody of their child. During this time, there are many misconceptions that a child’s mother is awarded custody more often than a father. However, it is important for fathers to know that they are just as entitled to parental rights as a mother. […]

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What Do I Need to Know About Child Support in New Jersey?

There are various different parts of divorce proceedings. This can include the division of assets and arguments over alimony payments. However, if the two spouses share children together, this can involve determining arrangements for the kids as well. In the state of New Jersey, both of a child’s parents are required to financially support them […]

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What is the Age of Emancipation in New Jersey?

When parents go through a divorce, there are many legal matters to take care of. This can include the sensitive topics of child custody and child support. After a divorce is final, it is imperative to the court that parents try to foster a stable life for their children. This requires them to have a […]

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What is the Process of a Contested Divorce?

When two people get married, they often do not imagine a divorce in their future. However, certain circumstances can lead spouses to this point. When this happens, there are many cases in which spouses do not agree with one another regarding the terms of their divorce. This may include matters of child support, child custody, […]

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When Can I Stop Paying Child Support in New Jersey?

After many years of paying child support, sometimes a parent may believe that they no longer need to do so. This may be the case if their child is old enough or has the means to provide for themselves. When this happens, the child may have reached “emancipation.” Once a child is emancipated, parents are […]

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How Can I Modify Child Support Payments in New Jersey?

Life can change a great deal over time. As days, months, and years go by, an individual’s own personal circumstances can change significantly. This can sometimes affect a parent’s ability to make their child support payments. Alternatively, it can impact a child’s need for these payments as well. When this happens, they may wish to […]

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What are the Roles of Custodial and Non-Custodial Parents after a Divorce?

When a couple goes through a divorce, they must settle numerous legal matters. If they are parents, this involves making arrangements for the future of their children. This can include matters such as child custody and child support. Once these decisions are made, it establishes a child’s custodial and non-custodial parents. These roles in a […]

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When Do I Stop Paying Child Support in New Jersey?

Divorce does not only impact the two spouses but any family that is involved as well. This includes any potential children that the couple may have. In these situations, there are many legal matters to be settled in order to determine the future of the children. When handling these matters, the state of New Jersey […]

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