Consequences of Failure to Pay Child Support While in Prison in NJ

March 5, 2023

Can my Child’s Other Parent Stop Making Payments if in Jail in New Jersey? With a dramatic increase in divorce rates and an incarceration rate that has increased by 500% in the past forty years, it is no wonder that child support issues arise when the payor of said support is in prison.  According to E.A. Carson’s article Prisoners in 2019, sourced by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, There are more than 2 million people incarcerated and another 5 million […]

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Effects of Significant Change of Circumstances After Divorce in NJ

December 10, 2022

Significant Changes After Divorce May Require the Modification of Crucial Legal Documents Like the Divorce Decree, Child Support Obligations, or Alimony Once the divorce is over, and the decree is signed, you may believe you have nothing to do. You and your ex have your property shares, alimony orders, and child support and custody orders. But life changes post-divorce, and so do your family’s needs. Children grow up, parties remarry, and one party may lose a job or get a […]

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Organizing the Payment of Extracurricular Activities in New Jersey

November 23, 2022

Concerned About How to Handle Extracurricular Activities Expenses Before or After the Custody Agreement is Sealed? Every parent wants their child to succeed and enjoy their childhood.  Playing sports, participating in clubs such as art, theater, or robotics, and receiving lessons such as music or voice can enrich a child’s experiences.  Extracurricular activities teach perseverance, a work ethic, discipline, and in some cases, teamwork.  But when it comes to paying for these activities, exes may have a heated discussion about […]

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Paying Child Support Directly to Children, Is It Possible in NJ?

August 18, 2022

Explore the Different Scenarios When Providing Child Support Directly to Children is Allowed in Clifton, Wayne, Totowa, and towns throughout Passaic County The determination of child support is calculated very carefully through the child support guidelines as authorized by New Jersey Statutory Authority. The state of New Jersey takes into account many different aspects of the family’s life. The most important factor considered by the court, however, is what is in the “best interest of the child” (BIOC). Since the […]

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Disobeying a Divorce Decree, Your Rights and Enforcement Options in NJ

June 4, 2022

Avoid Fighting Back at the Same Level and Get Help from a Passaic County Lawyer After a divorce proceeding that likely felt much longer than you hoped for, the last thing you want is to be back in court yet again with your former spouse. When a divorce is made final, shouldn’t that be the end? Well, when a judge issues a decree finalizing your divorce, it may not be the last time you see your former spouse in court […]

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