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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: I was married for 8 years, have two kids and my ex decided to leave me. She wants 2600(both Al & CS).Is That too much?

She has a masters degree and is going back to work September 7th. She is going to make $65,000 a year to start back up but will progress to $100,000+ in two years. She's been out of work raising our 6 and 4 year olds for the last 6 years. I make around 150,000 a year.

Jessica Natasha Mazur
Jessica Natasha Mazur answered on Aug 31, 2017

Thank you for your question. Calculating support can be complicated and knowing the nuances of the child support guidelines and the alimony statute can result in significant differences in support. Without more details, I'll have to keep my response general in nature. Also, you should not give... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Domestic Violence for New Jersey on
Q: How and when do i get notified of defendant getting served FRO?
Jessica Natasha Mazur
Jessica Natasha Mazur answered on Aug 31, 2017

Thank you for your question. The restraining order process is difficult and can vary depending on who is in charge of serving the defendant. Without more details, I'll have to keep my response general in nature. Also, you should not give many details about such a sensitive topic on this public... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: Can a N.J. family judge award legal fees if they are not requested by either party?
Jessica Natasha Mazur
Jessica Natasha Mazur answered on Aug 31, 2017

It is rare but it can happen and usually only happens if one party is significantly non-compliant with prior court orders and/or if the party getting the fees is without any funds to pay an attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Child Support and Family Law for New Jersey on
Q: I never married my daughters father we have no court orders on custody and I don't have him on child support.my daughter

Is two. And been living with me since she was born. He doesn't pay her babysitter nor any of the living expenses. He provides For her when he feels like it. I am moving out of state in a few weeks to Florida I spoke to him to come up with an agreement on visitation he refuses and I need to... Read more »

Jessica Natasha Mazur
Jessica Natasha Mazur answered on Aug 31, 2017

If you leave the state he could get a court order forcing you to return to NJ. In cases like this, I'm successful in negotiating a resolution but ultimately the Court will likely be involved. I urge you to try to meet with an attorney before you move.

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