How Healthcare Premiums Impact Child Support Calculations in New Jersey

May 24, 2024

Health Insurance is one of the collateral items that must be considered when providing for a child’s needs. Among divorced parents, there are several ways to handle who pays for the children’s healthcare. Child support issues are a common concern during divorce proceedings. It’s a fact that maintaining two households is more expensive than one. While the court strives to ensure the minor children’s standard of living remains stable after a divorce, this is often not a feasible economic reality. […]

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What Makes New Jersey’s Child Support Model Different?

April 4, 2024

A Comparison of Child Support Models in New Jersey and Other States When a family is no longer together, the emotional and physical changes are tough for everyone involved, especially when there are children. Child support is a way to continue to provide the same standard of living (or as close to it as possible) for the custodial parent and the children. Calculating child support is a complex process, even for the courts. There are guidelines that can provide direction, […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Post-Judgment Modifications in New Jersey

February 28, 2024

Changes Are a Part of Life, and Sometimes These Changes Require Modifications to Original Divorce Agreements Regarding Alimony, Child Support, Custody, or Parenting Time. Circumstances for a divorced couple and their family can change after the divorce is over. Whether those life changes occur a year, five years, or more later, a post-judgment motion is an application filed by one or both former spouses (and, less frequently, a child) requesting that the court modify part(s) of the final divorce agreement. […]

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Addressing Imputed Income in NJ Child Support Cases

February 3, 2024

Imputed Income is Assigned by Family Courts to Non-Custodial Parents to Ensure They Fulfill Child Support Responsibilities Despite Unemployment or Underemployment. When a couple with a family divorces in New Jersey, the family court is focused on ensuring that the children’s needs will be met financially. Child support is the means through which non-custodial spouses are held accountable for contributing to expenses related to their children’s food, housing, medical, and educational expenses. Most parents work hard to make ends meet […]

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Entrust Your Gifted Child Child Support Case to the Seasoned Lawyers at Our Passaic County Law Firm
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Legal Perspectives on Gifted Children’s Child Support in New Jersey

January 18, 2024

Recent New Jersey Court Rulings Address the Financial Support Considerations for Nurturing the Talents of Gifted Children in West Orange, Montclair, Ridgewood, Franklin Lakes, and Northern New Jersey Every parent wants to believe that their child is gifted in some way. Whether reading at an early age or scoring goals on the soccer field, every child is a star in their parent’s eyes. But some children go above, and beyond the standard abilities one would expect from someone their age.  […]

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