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Child support arrears continue after age 18

It is a common misconception among New Jersey parents that child support obligations terminate once the child turns 18. It is true that if a child is emancipated, then further child support is not required, but this does not mean that past-due child support is waived. There are also some circumstances that could cause child support to continue past a child's 18th birthday.

Keeping things civil for the kids during a divorce

Although most New Jersey parents are committed to putting their children first when going through a divorce, egos and self-concern can cause them to lose sight of what is most important. As long as parents are dedicated to working through their disputes as amicably as possible, however, the children can be happy and well-adjusted.

Can child custody exchanges become dangerous?

New Jersey parents who are getting divorced will need to negotiate a child custody agreement, which includes visitation and exchange procedures. The custody agreement negotiations, though necessary to complete a divorce, might become tense and emotional. These emotions might continue even after the divorce is finalized.

Divorcing in January

New Jersey residents who want to start the new year off by seeking a divorce should be aware of certain mistakes to avoid. One of the first such issues that could be a problem is rushing to file.

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