4/4/2019

What's in a Name?

Many newlyweds are excited to change their last names immediately after the wedding. The quick embrace of this new name quickly sours in a divorce setting. The decision of whether to change your last name in that context can be daunting; especially if you have young children. There are many questions to consider when deciding whether to change your name as part of a divorce.

Child Support Attorney

11/11/2015

Seeking Retroactive Child Support – Protect Yourself at the Outset

      In New Jersey, it is well settled that child support belongs to the child and both parents have a mutual obligation to support their children.  Child support is calculated using the Child Support Guidelines, which is a mathematical formula that estimates the amount of money it would cost an intact family to support a child.  That amount is shared by both parents in proportion to their incomes.  In order to receive a child support award, a parent either needs to file an application for child support with the Court or reach an agreement with the other parent without C