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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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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?

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

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 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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Morris County NJ Child Support and Alimony Attorneys during COVID-19 Pandemic

Child Support & Alimony Payments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Morris County NJ Child Support and Alimony Attorneys during COVID-19 Pandemic The goal of any well-written parenting time agreement is to account for many potential future factors or issues With the current New Jersey shelter-in-place order and restrictive coronavirus lockdown in place, many companies are delaying reopening or getting back to business as usual. Large …

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How is child support calculated?

How is child support calculated?

How is child support calculated? Experienced Morris County Child Support Attorneys at your Service across Morris County and Northern New Jersey. Attorney Jamie N. Berger has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation in family and appellate court proceedings. In this video, she explains what variables are considered to establish the child support payment. New …

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