Category Archives: New Jersey Law – Child Support

How Does New Jersey’s Child Support Termination Law Impact You?

Effective February 1, 2017, a new child support law significantly changes how long, and under what circumstances, parents in New Jersey are obligated to pay support once their child has entered adulthood. Do you have a child nearing the newly … Continue reading

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Receive Child Support? Here’s What New Jersey’s New Child Support Termination Law Means For You

As of Feburary 1, 2017, a new New Jersey child support law establishes that a parent’s obligation to pay support terminates upon the child’s nineteenth birthday, unless certain factors are present. Are you the parent who receives child support? Here … Continue reading

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Pay Child Support? Here’s How New Jersey’s New Child Support Termination Law Affects You

Effective February 1, 2017, New Jersey’s new emancipation statute will dramatically impact when and how child support orders terminate. Have a child nearing the newly established child support cut-off age of 19? Find out what this new law means for … Continue reading

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Divorced Parents: Are You Required To Pay Your Child’s Grad School Tuition?

There has been a lot of buzz about the changes to the child support statute in New Jersey set to take effect in February of 2017. Under the new legislation, there should be no financial support required by a non-custodial … Continue reading

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Does Addiction Mean You Can Cut Off Child Support?

Are divorced parents required to pay child support or addiction rehab costs when an adult child is an addict?

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My Child Graduated College: Can I Stop Child Support?

It’s the first September in a long time that your child is not going back to school. Now that he or she is graduated from college, does this mean that you can stop paying child support?

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Back to School Expenses and Child Support

It is that time of year again, when parents are preparing their kids for the inevitable return to school in September and the inevitable costs that arise during this time of year. New school clothes, perhaps? Necessary school supplies? And, … Continue reading

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Divorced Parents: Who Pays For Your Child’s Olympics Dream?

In a 2012 article, Forbes magazine broke down the costs families spend on raising an Olympic hopeful. What’s the scoop? It’s expensive.

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Court Imputation of Income is Too Low for Child Support

Do you disagree with the way your child support award was calculated? In the recent, unpublished case of Marino v. Marino, the New Jersey Appellate Court sided with a father who did not agree with the lower court’s imputation of … Continue reading

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Future Proofing Your Child Support Arrangements

In case you haven’t heard, there is a new phenomenon sweeping the globe called “future proofing” your children. It is a sort of movement started by author and speaker, Nikki Bush, in her popular book, Future-Proof Your Child. The focus … Continue reading

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