3/25/2019

If Your Child’s Living Arrangements Have Changed Since the Divorce, So Might Your Child Support

Both parents have an obligation to support their children. When parents are divorcing in New Jersey, we utilize the New Jersey Child Support Guidelines to calculate the amount of support one parent must pay the other for the child’s benefit. The Child Support Guidelines are very complicated and are often computed using calculation software. Many factors go into the child support calculation. While the parents’ respective incomes are an important factor, it is not the only relevant piece of the child support puzzle.

4/10/2018

What is a Motion?

A Motion is an application you file with the Family Court to seek a specific form of relief. There are many different types of relief you can seek in your Motion. The most common Motions are for an increase/decrease in alimony, increase/decrease in child support, reimbursement of your children’s expenses, or a modification of custody or parenting time. Although these are the most common types of Motions, there are countless other types of relief you can seek as well.

When can a Motion be Filed?

6/16/2017

Mediation Services Can Resolve Post-Divorce Issues

Mediation services are available to those going through divorce. But did you know that mediation services could help with your post-divorce issues? Before you spend your time, energy, and money to drag your ex-spouse back to court, you might first want to try taking your case before a mediator to resolve the issues in a more expedited and streamlined way.

Divorce

8/4/2016

Modifying or Terminating Alimony After Your Divorce

When your divorce is over and the dust has cleared, you may think your need for an attorney has ended.  Thing again. There are circumstances that make it wise to keep a post-judgment lawyer’s phone number handy. If, for instance, your divorce agreement provides for alimony, it may need to be modified or terminated at some point in time. An alimony agreement can be modified or terminated when the circumstances that were present at the time of the divorce agreement have substantially changed.