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What to Know About Child Support for Unmarried Parents in New Jersey

If you and your partner had a child together and decided to split up, you are likely wondering about the legal aspects of your situation. This is a rather common occurrence, and New Jersey courts have guidelines in place in order to determine child support and child custody. Read on to learn more. Establishing Paternity […]

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Post-Judgment Modifications in New Jersey | What to Know

When a couple gets divorced, various matters will have to be settled. You will likely create a child custody agreement, child support agreement, and alimony agreement. These arrangements are carefully planned, so it can be difficult to change them. But, in some cases, things change and these agreements no longer work. If this occurs, you […]

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Child Support in New Jersey | Most Asked Questions

Child support can be a complicated issue. As a result, many people on both sides of the agreement often have questions. Read on for more information regarding child support in New Jersey and some of the most commonly asked questions. How is Child Support Determined in New Jersey? The purpose of child support is to […]

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What Expenses Are Covered By Child Support?

In New Jersey, parents have a legal obligation to support their children financially. As a result, child support is often paid to the custodial parent by the non-custodial parent. The custodial parent is the parent with whom the child resides the majority of the time. Because this parent spends more time with the child, he […]

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Can I Stop Paying Child Support if I Lost My Job?

Child support is incredibly important to the well-being of a child. As such, both parents have a legal responsibility to help care for their children financially. But, sometimes, this becomes difficult. Read on to learn more about child support payments in the event of unemployment. How is Child Support Determined in New Jersey? When making […]

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Penalties for Not Paying Child Support in New Jersey

Child support is often awarded in divorce cases involving younger children. Financial assistance is incredibly important when it comes to the well-being of a child, so it is taken seriously in the state of New Jersey. As a result, failing to pay child support can have some major consequences. If you have questions regarding your […]

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Do I Have to Pay Child Support in New Jersey?

If you and your spouse have a child, and you decide to get divorced, you will have to determine what to do when it comes to child support and child custody. These matters can be determined through the court or through mediation depending upon your circumstances and the terms of your relationship with your spouse. […]

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How to Share Custody Over Christmas | What to Know

The holidays can be a difficult time for parents who are divorced but share custody. It is likely that each parent will want to spend Christmas with their children. You may be wondering how you should handle custody when it comes to the holidays. For the most part, the right answer is to simply do […]

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Can I Modify My Child Custody Arrangement in New Jersey?

Once two people choose to untangle their lives together, a lot of big changes may follow. For example, you or your ex-spouse may choose to move out of state, or go down a completely different career path. Your circumstances may change dramatically, and if children are involved, these changes can greatly affect them. Child custody […]

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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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