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How Does Child Support for Children with Special Needs Work in New Jersey?

When it comes to securing child support for your family’s circumstances, it isn’t just about what your family needs today. Child support agreements focus on the long-term health and wellbeing of the child and the financial security of the parents.  This is especially true for children with special needs and their families.  In New Jersey, …

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How to Tell Your Children You Are Getting Divorced

Choosing to divorce is a big decision, and it’s one that is full of complex, sometimes conflicting emotions and concerns about what comes next.  One of the most universal concerns for parents who are divorcing is how they’re going to break the news to their children and how their children will process the information.  Even …

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How to Collect Past-Due Child Support Payments in New Jersey

In New Jersey, child support payments are part of either a court order or consent agreement that both parents are legally obligated to follow. However, for any number of reasons, the parent making payments may fall behind. Whether intentional or not, late payments harm the financial stability of the child, the parent receiving payments, and …

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Including a Cost of Living Adjustment Clause in your Child Support or Spousal Support Order

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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A Supportive Morristown Attorney Can Help You Through Your Divorce

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. In the following video, our experienced attorney talks about the options for alimony and …

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Explore Your Options for a Divorce Agreement during the COVID-19 situation with a Seasoned Team of Family Law Attorneys

“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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Setting up a “Callahan” or Constructive Trust to Avoid Inequitable Asset Distribution & Ensure Child Support Obligations Are Met

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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