Tag: Child support

Retroactively Modifying Unallocated Child Support Morris County NJ

In any divorce where children are involved both child support and child custody are often the most important issues to both parties; with support having the biggest financial implications on the divorcing parties and also having a major effect on the children’s lives. As children grow older and reach the age of emancipation modifications to […]

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Child Support For Fathers

Some New Jersey residents may have followed a dispute between Bristol Palin, the daughter of politician Sarah Palin, and the father of her child. Her child’s father asked for child support and joint custody, but according to Sarah Palin, he had shown little interest in the child prior to its birth. Furthermore, Bristol Palin said […]

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Music Mogul Ordered To Pay Back Child Support

New Jersey residents may know that a court has ordered music executive Matthew Knowles to pay the mother of one of his children $70,822 in back child support. The judge who implemented the court order said that Knowles had willfully acknowledged paternity of the child after paying the baby’s mother $225,000 to keep her quiet. […]

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Rapper Dmx Arrested For Back Child Support Payments

New Jersey music fans may be interested to learn that rapper DMX was arrested on Oct. 27 for allegedly falling behind on child support payments to his ex-wife. He was taken into custody at his home in Yonkers, New York. In 2014, a judge ordered DMX, whose legal name is Earl Simmons, to pay $10,000 […]

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Determining Emancipation In New Jersey

When a child is emancipated, he or she is no longer a dependent of his or her parents. Additionally, the parent is no longer legally bound to care or provide for the child. If a child has been emancipated, that child will no longer be entitled to receive child support. Therefore, noncustodial parents may seek […]

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Calculating Child Support In New Jersey

In New Jersey, child support is often vital for raising a child on your own. As such, divorcing (or otherwise separated) parents need to know how the state calculates what the non-custodial parent must pay. This can be broken down into a few simple steps. First is calculating the income of both parents. This not […]

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Is It Possible For One Set Of Twins Have Two Different Fathers

It isn’t unusual for one woman to have two children fathered by two different men and receive child support from each man for his biological child. But when the two children are twins, it is certainly an unusual situation. Unusual or not, this scenario happened recently to a New Jersey woman. After the County Board […]

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Debate Over Sending Parents To Jail For Unpaid Child Support

There has been an ongoing debate over the policy of sending parents in New Jersey to jail for failing to make child support payments. Proponents of the jail time incentive say that it is an effective way to get noncustodial parents to pay the back child support that they owe. People who disagree with sending […]

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Statistics In Relation To Child Support Payments

When New Jersey residents hear about parents that refuse to or fail to pay child support, certain gender stereotypes may come to mind. However, a blogger analyzed the numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau and found that custodial mothers and fathers alike do not receive the child support that they are often owed. In 2011, […]

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