Category: Child Custody
In New Jersey, the basic amount of child support is calculated according to a formula – the New Jersey Child Support Guidelines. Does New Jersey law allow parents to “deviate” from the amount determined by this formula?
Legislation currently pending in New Jersey seeks to address concerns that domestic violence laws are not doing enough to protect victims and children. The bill establishes a domestic violence risk assessment pilot program to help identify those who are likely to commit an act of violence against the victim or child.
If you or your co-parent are considering relocating out of state with your children, a recent New Jersey court decision has some valuable lessons. Under New Jersey law, before a custodial parent moves out of state with one or more children, he/she must get the consent of the non-custodial parent.
Parents are often understandably afraid of losing custody or control over their children’s lives. The emotional and financial implications of divorce on children means child support and custody discussions are particularly stressful and difficult. There is also added uncertainty because judges get to weigh in and decide what is in the best interests of the […]
It may be tempting to think about representing yourself during your divorce. Maybe you’re in the business field or own your own company and think that you know how to negotiate. You may believe you can spot a “good deal” when you see it and that you will be able to settle your case on […]