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Why People Don’t Pay Child Support

March 8, 2014

According to a Congressional report only 38% of parents with current child support orders actually receive child support. Child support is ordered by a court and is enforceable with some very stiff penalties, fines, and license revocations, not to mention

Child Support Misconceptions

March 5, 2014

Child support is one of the most hotly contested parts of a divorce or family law matters. This is an issue that many people talk about and think about, but in fact there are many misconceptions floating around out there.

Prepare for Your first meeting with Your Divorce Attorney

February 24, 2014

Your first meeting with your divorce attorney is your chance to get clear answers, advice, and legal information. Until now, you’ve probably had millions of questions running through your mind, and if you’re like most people, you’ve done some Googling

Talking About Child Support with Your Child

February 11, 2014

Child support payments are generally made by the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent. The purpose of the payments is to ensure that the child maintains the same standard of living he had during the marriage, or would have had

Children’s Expenses and Child Support

January 21, 2014

Your child-support order specifies a set amount that is to be paid by one parent to the other, usually from the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent. NJ child support was created to ensure that the child can maintain a

How to Make the Most of Your Alimony

January 8, 2014

Alimony is a tool we can use in your divorce to give you the financial boost you need to get on your feet after a divorce. It buys you the time you need to obtain additional education or training and/or

Counteracting Your Ex’s Dirty Tricks in a Divorce

January 8, 2014

If you are unfortunate enough to have an ex who is ready to use every dirty trick in the book to gain an advantage in your divorce, you need to start thinking proactively about how to protect yourself. Here are

Why You Need a Child Support Order

December 17, 2013

If you and your ex have a fairly amicable relationship and your divorce or custody case is moving along smoothly, you may feel very comfortable trusting each other. In such a situation, you and your ex might agree about child

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