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What Does Child Support Cover in Monmouth County, NJ?

If you and your spouse divorce or separate, the court hearing your case will likely establish a child support order. This order directs the parent without primary custody of the child to pay the other parent monetary support. This obligation generally continues until the child either turns 18 years old or graduates from high school.  […]


Divorce, Dissolution, and Legal Separation – What’s the Difference?

A dissolution of marriage is the legal process through which a marriage is terminated, generally referring to a “no-fault” divorce. In New Jersey, divorce is sometimes referred to as “dissolution.”  Therefore, there is no difference between divorce and dissolution in New Jersey. Both terms refer to the legal end of a marriage.  Unlike other states, […]


What’s the Difference Between Alimony vs. Spousal Support in New Jersey?

Alimony is financial support paid from one spouse to another spouse during and after a divorce. Spousal support is another name for alimony. New Jersey alimony laws provide for several forms of spousal support.  Why Switch Terms From Alimony to Spousal Support in New Jersey? Many states use the term “spousal support” to describe alimony […]


What Is a Custodial Parent According to New Jersey Law?

The legalities related to child custody during a divorce can be complex. During custody proceedings, parents and guardians must engage with a wide range of legal terms.   According to New Jersey state law, the custodial parent is the parent who provides care to the child most of the time. However, non-custodial parents also have legal […]


How Long Does a Divorce Take in Monmouth County, NJ?

The process of deciding to end a marriage might take months or years. However, when someone decides to divorce their partner, they typically want to move quickly. The circumstances of your case and New Jersey divorce laws impact the timeline for getting a divorce in Monmouth County.  How Quickly Can I Get Divorced in Monmouth […]

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