THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON YOUR STIMULUS REFUND WITH CHILD SUPPORT
Apr 8, 2020
Eligible taxpayers who filed tax returns for either 2019 or 2018 will automatically receive an economic impact payment of up to $1,200 for...
Date of Separation Affects Divorce Proceedings
Jan 16, 2020
Date of separation is when a spouse determines the date that signifies the end of their marriage. It is an important date that...
What are the Best Ways to Handle My Finances During the Divorce Process?
Nov 20, 2019
Divorce is never simple, but taking the time to handle finances during a divorce can make it a little bit easier. The divorce...
Child Support Determination
Oct 1, 2019
Determining which parent owes child support and how much is not an easy or fixed calculation. It all depends on the personalized situations...
Custody Rights for Unmarried Parents
Sep 11, 2019
As traditional family structures evolve, more parents are unmarried today than ever before. Why is this? One reason is that the strict religious...
New Agreement Awards Britney Spears’ Ex 70 Percent Custody
Sep 5, 2019
Britney Spears and her ex Kevin Federline renegotiated their custody agreement regarding their two sons. In the new agreement, Federline will be awarded...
Should I Hire a Private Investigator for My Divorce?
Aug 23, 2019
At some point when considering a divorce, a spouse may wonder if hiring a private investigator will help their case. While private investigators...
When Can I Modify My Child Support Payments?
Aug 16, 2019
The amount of child support an individual pays is dependent upon several factors, including income, the amount of children, and the custody agreement....
What Can I Do If My Spouse Will Not Sign the Divorce Papers?
Aug 14, 2019
There are many reasons why a separating spouse will not sign divorce papers. They may not agree with the terms, might want the...
How Should I Prepare for a Child Support Hearing
Jul 22, 2019
When parents are unable to reach an agreement on child support, they may need to appear before a judge. The judge will determine...
Introducing Children to New Partners
Jul 17, 2019
When parents divorce, their children’s needs must take priority in all decision-making. Whether it is child support payments or visitation rights, the children...
What Should Be Included in a Divorce Settlement?
Jun 13, 2019
Every divorce is unique, which means every divorce settlement should reflect the specific interests of the divorcing parties. However, a few common elements...
Divorce Pretrial Hearings
May 20, 2019
After divorce has been initiated by one spouse, and the other has answered their divorce petition, couples have the option to settle their...
The Mediation Process
Mar 25, 2019
Going through the process of divorce can be quite costly, not only on your financial resources, but also on your time and emotions....
Mar 4, 2019
In most states, parents and legal guardians are responsible for their child’s well-being up to age 18 or 19. This includes ensuring the child...
Child Support After Inheritance
Dec 6, 2018
The purpose of child support is to ensure that the children of a divorcing couple are not financially penalized due to the separation...
Does Your Child Want to Live with the Other Parent?
Nov 8, 2018
Going through a divorce with children can result in unique issues for any divorcing couple. One of the most common divorce disputes involves...
Child Support for Extracurricular Activities
Nov 6, 2018
Even with the most effective child support agreement, plenty of unexpected child-related costs pop up from month to month. When co-parents are unsure...
Emancipation and Child Support
Oct 18, 2018
When minors become emancipated, they are legally free from the control of parents of guardians. Conversely, parents are no longer responsible for emancipated...
How Child Support is Calculated
Oct 2, 2018
The calculation of child support is an important part of any divorce settlement. Determining the amount of financial support a parent will be...
Knowing When it is Time to Divorce
Aug 30, 2018
Couples go through many major decisions in a marriage such as, opening joint accounts, buying a house, and having children. Another decision that...
Collecting Back Child Support
Aug 28, 2018
Few situations produce more anger and frustration in custodial parents than the other parent’s failure to pay court-ordered child support. Fortunately, federal and...
When Stepparents Pay Child Support
Aug 23, 2018
Although it is very rare that a stepparent is court ordered to pay child support for their step children, it does happen. It...
Back to School Co-Parenting
Aug 22, 2018
As summer starts to wind down, many divorced parents are beginning to prepare for the start of a new school year. A return...
Child Support Awareness Month
Jul 31, 2018
August is Child Support Awareness Month, and it was established in 1995 by President Bill Clinton to help custodial parents get financial support...
Divorce and Social Media
Jul 24, 2018
Social media has become widely popular for communicating with groups of friends and colleagues. Most people use at least one of the popular...
Wage Garnishment for Child Support
Jul 5, 2018
When child support payments are not being made, a wage garnishment order may go into effect. This means that the noncustodial parent will...
Protecting Kids in Divorce Mediation
Jun 20, 2018
For parents preparing to divorce, maintaining a positive relationship with a co-parent is extremely important for the well-being of children. In fact, children’s...
Do I Need a Lawyer for Child Support?
Jun 6, 2018
Child support issues can be contentious during divorce proceedings. For many divorcing parents, the decision whether to hire a lawyer to work out...
Common Divorce Mistakes You Can Avoid
Jun 4, 2018
When families undergo a life changing event such as a divorce, individuals can feel a wide range of emotions including anxiety, depression, anger...
Military Divorce in New Jersey
May 25, 2018
For U.S. service members, there are special rules that apply to divorce proceedings. These specialized rules affect every aspect of the divorce process,...
Separation vs. Annulment in New Jersey
May 23, 2018
Separation and annulment are alternatives to divorce. They are different from divorce and from each other, so it is important to understand each...
Am I Responsible for Paying for My Child’s College Costs?
May 18, 2018
For a divorced parent paying child support, facing additional financial responsibility for the cost of the child’s college expenses can be daunting. Private...
Termination of Child Support in New Jersey
Apr 23, 2018
In January 2016, Governor Christie signed the termination of child support law establishing 19 as the age when child support in New Jersey...
The New Jersey Supreme Court has a New Standard For Parents Who Want to Relocate From New Jersey
Aug 9, 2017
The New Jersey Supreme Court completely changed the standard for a parent who wants to relocate with a child from New Jersey to...
Recent Changes to New Jersey Child Support Laws
Feb 27, 2017
Unbeknownst to many parents and divorcés in New Jersey, the state implemented a new set of child support laws on February 1st, 2017. The new...
Do Both Parties Need a Change in Circumstances to Modify Child Support?
Mar 5, 2013
The following are required Notice(s) with a Judgment of Divorce or Court Order involving Custody/Child Support. If you need to modify a Family...