Category: Child Support

Cost of Living Adjustment Clause

Cost of Living Adjustment Clause in a Child or Spousal Support Order Attorneys When going through the divorce process, there is a myriad of factors that must be taken into consideration to ensure that you receive your fair share of the marital assets and that any support you receive after a divorce will sustain you

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Divorce Changes Your Life, But Shouldn’t Ruin Your Life

Morristown Divorce Attorneys With You Every Step of the Way It’s possible that you and your spouse were struggling for years before you decided you just couldn’t keep struggling any longer. It’s also possible that a specific event, like an extra-marital affair, changed your mind about staying in the marriage and convinced you that the

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If I am Awarded Alimony or Child Support, What Happens if my Ex-spouse Dies?

If I am Awarded Alimony or Child Support, What Happens if my Ex-spouse Dies? Jamie N. Berger is a Co-Founder of Jacobs Berger, LLC. Jamie practices exclusively in the area of family law. Jamie was admitted to the New Jersey bar in 2006 and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Family Law Section.

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“Shelter-in-place” Orders and Divorce During the COVID-19 Pandemic

“Shelter-in-place” Orders Impact the Amount of Divorce Cases in 2020 For those living in a struggling marriage, the stress exacerbated by “shelter-in-place” orders can be the tipping point. For the people of New Jersey and around the world, the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has greatly affected our daily lives. We have never experienced anything like it,

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Avoid Inequitable Asset Distribution & Ensure Child Support Obligations

“Callahan” Constructive Trust, Asset Distribution and Child Support Obligations Attorneys While many divorces are relatively straightforward with couples negotiating for a fair and mutually beneficial outcome Unlike other states, alimony and spousal support in New Jersey are determined without any set guidelines, leaving both parties room for both negotiation and possible contention. Although most spouses

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Can I File a Petition for Child Support without a Lawyer?

Can I File a Petition for Child Support without a Lawyer? Morris County Family Lawyer Discusses Your Options Our experienced attorney Amy L. Miller through this video will tell us why is it important to count on an attorney by your side when filing a child support petition. She will also give us some arguments

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Am I Eligible for Child Support if We Never Legally Married?

Am I Eligible for Child Support in New Jersey if We Never Legally Married? Currently, a Trustee on the Morris County Bar Association, our partner Amy L. Miller is an Associate Editor on the New Jersey Family Lawyer publication and recently served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Young Lawyers Division’s Dictum publication. With her experience

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How to change a Child’s Birth Certificate?

Augmenting a Child’s Birth Certificate in New Jersey In the state of New Jersey, adding a biological father’s name to a child’s birth certificate is a fairly simple, albeit somewhat confusing process. Schedule a Consult with a Family Lawyer Today There are many different situations a mother may find herself within when she decides to

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What types of mediation are available during the family law process?

What types of mediation are available during the family law process? The mediation process becomes an option for couples that want to have a smoother process in terms of communication between parties involved in divorce and other family law issues.  Learn and explore with our attorney Sarah J. Jacobs, Esq. about the two different types

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