College Education and NJ Child Support Laws

Family courts acknowledge and recognize the importance of a college education more and more in recent years. It is not uncommon for a family court to subscribe to the belief that a child's college education is a required expense. This is a case-by-case basis and the specific amount that a divorced parent is expected to contribute toward their child's education will vary. What will a court consider when deciding how…Read More

When Can I Stop Paying Child Support in New Jersey?

As a parent who is currently paying child support, you are most likely wondering when, under New Jersey law, you are no longer obligated to pay child support. Please continue reading and speak with our New Jersey family law attorneys to learn more about child support in New Jersey and how our firm can help you. Here are some of the questions you may have: When does child support end…Read More

How Does New Jersey Calculate Child Support?

There are few things more important to divorcing co-parents than being able to support their children and ensure they grow up to live happy, fulfilling lives. One of the ways in which New Jersey courts seek to enforce this is through child support payments. If you live in New Jersey as a divorced co-parent and require child support payments, please read on and reach out to our experienced Bergen County…Read More

How to Secure Future Support After Divorce in New Jersey

Securing your interests in support, whether alimony or child support, is an important consideration during divorce negotiations. A supported spouse who counts on alimony must consider what will happen in the event that the paying spouse dies prematurely. The easiest and most used method to secure support is to agree that the paying spouse will maintain life insurance for as long as he/she has a support obligation. An experienced New…Read More

Mother Loses Child Custody Over Benadryl

Sleepless nights are a familiar feature of every parent's life in the early years, thought to be a hurdle of the job. Parents try so many things to help their children sleep, sometimes even resorting to drastic measures. In one such case out of New York, a mother who was giving her 8-year-old son Benadryl on a regular basis to help him sleep, lost custody of the young boy after…Read More

New Jersey Bill Significantly Alters Child Support Termination Policy

On January 19, 2016, New Jersey Governor Christie signed a bill into law that will significantly alter New Jersey's current policy as it relates to the termination of child support payments. Bill S-1046/A-2721 will take effect on February 1, 2017, spelling implications for many parents across the state who are currently subject to child support arrangements. The first fundamental change to New Jersey's child support policy relates to the age at which child support obligations are…Read More

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