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Category Archives: Child Support

Cost of Living Adjustments, What You Need to Know

According to Court Rule 5:6B, all child support payments which are made through the Probation Division will automatically increase every two years in what is known as a “Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)”. If you are currently paying child support directly to your former spouse, while you do not need to worry about getting a COLA notice in the… Continue Reading

Child Support for College Education

New Jersey’s child support laws changed significantly with the February 2017 release of S-1046/A-2721. This update to child support law now means that all child support obligations will automatically terminate when a supported child reaches the age of 19, unless the parents specifically state otherwise in their divorce’s child support agreement. Considering that this is the age… Continue Reading

Paying Child Support Through the Probation Department

Any time the parents of a child or children divorce, part of their divorce settlement agreement will be a child support component. Child support is determined using a strict set of guidelines provided by the state of New Jersey, and exact payment determinations vary on the income levels of both parents, how much time each… Continue Reading

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