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  • Life insurance and child support go hand-in-hand
    Life insurance and child support go hand-in-hand

    When the court issues a child support order in your Supreme Court case, you should be prepared for the court to require you to provide life insurance for your child(ren). The purpose of life insurance ...

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  • I HAVE 50/50 CUSTODY OF MY CHILDREN, SO WHY AM I PAYING CHILD SUPPORT (New York Edition)
    I HAVE 50/50 CUSTODY OF MY CHILDREN, SO WHY AM I PAYING CHILD SUPPORT (New York Edition)

    It is becoming increasingly popular for parents to equally share physical custody with one another. However, New York state statutes have yet to be modified to address the issue of how child support ...

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  • Emancipation! Wait, I May Still Have to Pay Child Support After My Child Turns 18? (New Jersey Edition)
    Emancipation! Wait, I May Still Have to Pay Child Support After My Child Turns 18? (New Jersey Edition)

    An eighteen-year-old in the State of New Jersey can obtain a driver’s license, vote, and engage in other activities and decisions reserved for adults. But yes, at age 18 your new adult may aso still ...

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  • Emancipation! Wait, I May Still Have to Pay Child Support After My Child Turns 18? (New York Edition)
    Emancipation! Wait, I May Still Have to Pay Child Support After My Child Turns 18? (New York Edition)

    At the age of eighteen (18) your child can vote, purchase cigarettes in many parts of the State (with the exception of New York City and Suffolk counties where the age limit is 21), obtain a driver’s ...

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  • But I Don't Even Earn That! How Courts Set Child Support and Spousal Support Obligations Using the Income You Don't Have
    But I Don't Even Earn That! How Courts Set Child Support and Spousal Support Obligations Using the Income You Don't Have

    "You can’t get blood from a stone”, is the old adage which often gives people comfort when they owe money to a creditor whom they cannot afford to repay. Well, as all of my clients can confirm, I ...

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  • Can I Get a Child Support Modification?
    Can I Get a Child Support Modification?

    Child support orders are made at the time of the divorce and may have been adequate and doable for your situation at that point. Unfortunately, financial situations change and the needs of children ...

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