Covid-19’s Impact on New Jersey Family Law, Divorce and Child Custody Issues

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The breakneck speed at which COVID-19 has spread across the United States has shocked the entire nation, especially in locations that are seeing exponential community transmission such as New York and New Jersey. At the risk of overusing a phrase, the situation on the ground is rapidly changing every day. It’s a time of enormous […]

How to Keep Your Kids From Being Affected by Divorce

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Divorce is hard – and it can be even harder when you have kids and want to protect them. While you can’t keep the truth from your children, you can help them process it in a way that minimizes the impact and shows them what healthy co-parenting looks like. Even if you and your spouse […]

Divorce Moment: What Does Child Support Cover?

Did you know that child support can only be used for certain things? In this edition of Divorce Moment, we talk about what child support covers and what it doesn’t. Transcript Hi, this is Heather Keith from Keith Family Law and I just wanted to take another Divorce Moment to talk about what is included […]

What happens to child support when my child goes to college?

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Graduating high school is a big milestone for your child, as well as for you. It marks the end of one era and the beginning of another. As proud as you surely are, you may be wondering what impact your child going off to college will have on your child support payments.  Like many other […]

How Can I Modify My Child Support Payments?

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If you have a minor child that doesn’t live with you, you’re likely paying child support. The moment you no longer live with that child, regardless of his or her age, you become liable for child support. You probably negotiated an agreement for child support and had it filed with the court, or the court […]

5 Ways to Save Money During and After a Divorce

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Divorce is hard on your heart, and on your pocketbook. In 2019, the average divorce cost $15,000 nationally, and more in New Jersey. This doesn’t factor in associated costs such as securing new housing, establishing new insurance policies, and self-care such as therapy.  Where do these costs come from? A litigated divorce case racks up […]

Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I Have Joint Custody?

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When it comes to separation and divorce, few issues are more important than child support and custody. New Jersey has two types of custody: Legal and residential (also known as “physical”). Within these types are two additional types of child custody: Joint and sole. In New Jersey, joint legal custody means both parents share major […]

How Is Child Support Calculated in New Jersey?

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