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Tag: 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 Taxes Should I Be Aware of After a New Jersey Divorce?

Both the process of divorce and taxes are two complicated entities that can be overwhelming on their own. When going through a divorce, there are certain tax implications that spouses should be aware of. No one wants to discover taxes they were not expecting to pay after their divorce proceedings are over. It is because […]

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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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