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April 2014 Archives

New Jersey child support amnesty for parents in arrears

Beginning April 28, individuals in New Jersey who are behind on child support payments may be able to take advantage of a weeklong amnesty being offered by the state. To qualify, parents must have a warrant out for their arrest because child support is in arrears. Even if adequate arrangements cannot be made during amnesty week, indebted parents have no fear of being arrested while trying to make such arrangements. The state has offered child support amnesty before, but cautions that this is not a regular event. The prior amnesty took place in 2004. Parents must still make every effort to stay current on child support payments or acquire a modification to their child support agreement.

Rapper Ludacris loses child custody battle

Most parents want the best for their children, but this doesn't mean that they always agree on what that might be. For those parents who are not together, there are many areas that need consideration. Agreements on parenting time need to be reached, visitation rights need to be discussed, and child support needs to be determined. New Jersey law aims to resolve these matters fairly and in a manner that most benefits the child.

Dividing property in a high-asset divorce

Divorce is a trying procedure emotionally. In many instances, tensions run very high between divorcing couples, and while mediation is the recommended method for an amiable split, sometimes it is simply not feasible. If a divorce proceeding should become contentious, it is important to protect yourself and your assets. While nobody gets married expecting a divorce, it doesn’t hurt to learn as much as you can about the process in case you ever find yourself getting a divorce.

Child support bill clears New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee

While there are endless positives that come from ending a bad marriage, one difficult aspect can be determining how best to financially support any children involved. In order to ensure that a child’s basic needs are met, the non-custodial parent often must pay child support.

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