Let me be more specific. My daughter was 11 when my husband filed divorce papers, but 12 when we negotiated and then were granted our divorce in court. Is that when one parent first files for divorce? Or when it is granted?
I think you may be mixing apples with oranges with your question. Under NJ’s child support guidelines, there is a presumption that teenagers are more expensive than younger children - so if the guidelines are first calculated when a child is 13 years old or older, the court has the right to add...Read more »
he verbal abuses me and belittles me and my prenting just makes my life a living hell.. i dont think i can file for restraining order because he hasnt hit me but he does raise his voice whenever we argue i just feel like my backs against the wall and no one can help me
There are a lot of things that you can do to better handle the communications with your ex. The best way for you to handle things is to file an application with the court under the FD docket ( for unmarried people with children) for a modification of your custody and parenting time plan. You will...Read more »
You have sole legal and residential custody of your daughter, and your ex has only 2 supervised visits with her per week because the court was convinced that he has serious mental health issues, making him a danger to your daughter. The fact that he is scamming others for money supports your claim...Read more »
I want to make sure that the correct parenting worksheet is used (the shared parenting worksheet) when recalculating child support since the last time it was calculated, they only used the sole parenting worksheet but refused to provide a reason as to why. I have my child for 10 overnights per... Read more »
Preparing the child support guidelines correctly is not a simple task and simply because the county probation department officer prepared them for you does not mean that they were prepared correctly. My suggestion is that you pay a family law specialist to review the guidelines and meet with you to...Read more »
My aunt's husband took a bullet to the head and is now on permanent disability. He is not all there cognitively and he will end up receiving scrap money from disability. They are going to issue a warrant for his arrest and he will absolutely NOT survive if sent to prison. The man is not stable... Read more »
He ( and a guardian on his behalf) need to meet with a family law attorney immediately. Yes, there are provisions in the law to address an individual with legitimate disabilities and presumably, if he is disabled, his child[ren] are receiving benefits as well.
If New Jersey has established jurisdiction under the uniform child custody jurisdiction and enforcement Act (UCCJEA), then another states court system cannot enter an order unless New Jersey surrenders jurisdiction to Conn (if an application is filed in Conn, you would then have the right to oppose...Read more »
Spoke to someone in November 2021 they said I would receive a court date in a few weeks. In January 2022 someone else said they need to look into it. February 2022 they need to verify address/phone number that I gave them. March 2022 somehow didn’t have a record of the address so I provided it... Read more »
Im sorry for the experience you are dealing with trying to enforce child support through the probation department system. I dont know if you have the ability to reach out to the senior probation department manager of the county to ask for assistance or if you can contact the head of the probation...Read more »
In a bank account. We never spoke about it again and to be honest I never thought about it until he passed. In a case like this is there any way to find out if there’s an account with both our names on it?
Motion filed pro se. Judge ran out of time because hearing was held at 5. Said we would be on record with decision following week. Am now told that court is booked and they don’t know when judge will get us back on record. It will be a month on Friday and crickets from court
I am guessing that the court never began the actual arguments on the record in your matter concerning child support. Like every other profession in the world, things sometimes fall through the cracks, and you need to follow up with the judge's chambers to inquire as to the status of the...Read more »
Either there is a major mistake in your account in your favor or you have overpaid your support obligation by 7,000. I would reach out to your probation department account officer to ask that an audit be undertaken on your account to confirm the error/overpayment. If there is an overpayment, then...Read more »
Judge said, "benefits follows the kid" & "is not child support." Ex makes WAAAAAAY more than I. I receive SSD & kid gets it on my disability. Plus, I am req to provide separate living space for kid. (Shared parent rule) BUT how can I afford room with out the benefit that... Read more »
you need to schedule a consultation with a family law specialist to discuss the order entered by the court. I presume that you appeared pro se in connection with the entry of that court order and therefore a family law attorney needs to read the pleadings filed with the court, the court's...Read more »
I’ve been in contact with the state probation department about twice a month and he’s failed to give accurate employment and resident/contact information. He also didn’t come to our first hearing about enforcement via telephone but apparently
Nothing can really be done with Covid to... Read more »
You need to retain an experienced matrimonial attorney to represent your interests. Just because your ex-may file a motion does not mean that he will get what he is seeking. With modern technology, you can be represented by any high-quality attorney in New Jersey irrespective of geography.
Help when he’s on school break, won’t communicate because “the new girlfriend doesn’t like it”, won’t check on the child’s well being, and the child comes home very hungry and once with a deep scratch on the pelvic area. the mothers boyfriend/father to mothers other child takes off... Read more »
This is a trick question. Your ex pays 90.00 per week in child support voluntarily but has little to no involvement in your child's life. Your current boyfriend is caring and involved in your child's life and wants to continue to be involved. Your ex is not stopping your boyfriend from...Read more »
Parties entered into an MSA based on 50/50 custody. Plaintiff argued for child support and primary parent rights two years later based upon significant changes and won. Court ordered child support be paid under NJ state guidelines. Plaintiff now wants to enforce MSA that states defendant should... Read more »
Ordinary extracurricular activities are covered in the child support guidelines but if your child's participation in a sports program is an "extraordinary" type of reoccurring expense, it can be addressed separately.
So, the 1st question is whether you agreed to share in...Read more »
The short answer is - it depends. If you have been in regular contact with your probation department rep about your fiancial setting and responsive to his / her calls about your employment setting, then I am sure that the rep will be more willing to work with you on a payment plan. If you have been...Read more »
Typically a child remains unemancipated for support purposes if he/she is a full time college student until age 23. Often child support is recalculated around the time a child lives away at college on campus, as the child support guidelines only apply to children residing at home with a parent....Read more »
My child support case is closed but I still have a child support judgement with a zero balance. My ex wife passed away in 2017 but she does not have an administrator of estate so I can’t serve my motion to anyone to get rid of the child support judgement. If I put in a motion with the proof will... Read more »
Thank you for your question. I am sorry that you are still having issues with child support. File your Motion and at the very beginning of the Certification (the document you file along with your Certification explaining why you are entitled to the relief you seek), explain how there is no party...Read more »
As a result of your arrearage obligation, your driver's license was suspended. If you have been on a specific payment plan for an extended period of time and you are in compliance with your payment obligation (making every payment in a timely fashion with no missed payments), then you can...Read more »
I put in a second motion to get the child support judgement removed on a closed child support case. I do not owe any arrears on this case. My first motion was denied because my ex wife is deceased and I was informed to send the paperwork to her administrator of estate. I then did a second motion... Read more »
You need to meet with a divorce and family law specialist or presumably, you will continue to go round and round with the legal process since you are not understanding the issues outstanding. There was an order outstanding for the payment of child support against you. That payment was to address...Read more »
I have reached out to him every single weekend for one year in hopes of solving this dispute amicably, but to no avail. He has also ignored all messages and calls from my family as well. There is no court order in place to keep me from seeing her but he is concealing her. He has bow hired his own... Read more »
Thank you for your question. I’m sorry to hear you’re going through this. You should strongly consider filing an application with court to establish a parenting time schedule. If he has already filed an application for child support, then you should file a parenting time application under...Read more »
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