Category: Child Support

Grounds for Divorce in New Jersey

Grounds for Filing for Divorce in Morris County NJ In New Jersey, every divorce must be filed based on a given reason (legally known as a “ground”). As a no-fault divorce State, individuals in New Jersey can file for what is known as a “no-fault divorce” (discussed in the sections below), or file for a “fault-based divorce.” […]

By | July 12, 2018| Categories Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Marital Assets, Mediation Read More

Family Law Modifications and Appeals

Family Law Modifications and Appeals in Morris County NJ Many different legal matters fall under the umbrella of “family law”. Child custody, visitation and parenting time, child support, alimony, the division of assets, divorce, domestic violence and many other issues are all heard and decided by the Superior Court (within the Family Part), and as such […]

By | July 10, 2018| Categories Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law Read More

Child’s Best Interest Standard Applied to Transgender Name Change Suit

Any time a New Jersey or Morris County court rules on any legal matter involving children, judges apply what is known as the “best interest standard” in order to determine what type of decision will most accurately reflect the best interests of the children involved.  This has been true for quite some time now in […]

By | November 14, 2017| Categories Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Same-Sex Partners Read More

How Can I Resolve My Divorce Without Court Litigation?

Before any Morris County divorce can be finalized, the divorcing couple will need to come to an agreement regarding the key issues of child custody, child support, alimony and spousal support, and division of assets. Every marriage is different, and for some couples deciding the issue of alimony may be particularly difficult, while deciding how […]

By | September 25, 2017| Categories Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Marital Assets Read More

Child Support and College Education

Child Support Attorneys Morris County, NJ Accounting and Planning for College Expenses in Madison, Randolph, Hanover, Florham Park, and Morris County With the February 2017 change to NJ Child Support laws in S-1046/A-2721, all New Jersey child support orders will automatically terminate when the child reaches the age of 19, unless the parents specify otherwise in their […]

By | August 27, 2017| Categories Child Support, Divorce, Family Law Read More

Weighing Child Support Payment Options Part II – Payment through the Probation Department

In Part I of this series, we focused on the positives and negatives about having child support paid directly from the obligor to the obligee. If you don’t know what these terms mean, or have forgotten, check out last week’s post for these definitions.  This week, we turn our attention to child support payments made to and […]

By | June 9, 2017| Categories Child Support, Divorce, Family Law, Finances Read More

If at First You Don’t Succeed in Enforcing Your Court Order, Try, Try Again

Most litigants leaving Court with an Order in their hands, understand that failing to follow the terms outlined in the Order could have serious consequences. Often those consequences are spelled out in the Order filed with the Court, which helps keep the litigants’ behavior in check. So long as both parties have this understanding, they may never […]

By | March 10, 2017| Categories Child Support, Family Law Read More