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Monmouth County, NJ Child Support Lawyer
Child support is a form of monetary assistance available to parents in meeting expenses related to raising a child, and to help contribute toward the cost of food, clothing, shelter and other costs. It is vital that you seek the legal assistance of a Monmouth County divorce attorney from Amdur, Maggs & Dugan in order to maximize your chances of receiving the proper amount of child support.
The Court will take into consideration a number of factors in calculating child support, including the following:
- The income of both parties
- The needs of the child
- The age of the child
- The time each parent spends with the child
- If either parent has other children they are responsible for
- The State of New Jersey Child Support Guidelines
Enforcing or Modifying an Order
Even with the terms of child support clearly stated in the Court Order, some individuals may try to avoid paying what is required. An enforcement application to the court can be filed in these cases to keep a parent accountable to pay the amount they are responsible to pay.
If you are having trouble making your child support payments then there may be options available to you including seeking a modification of your support arrangements. You will greatly benefit from the legal assistance of a representative from our firm if you are seeking to modify your payments. We will be able to help you by providing vigorous representation and a comprehensive defense of your case.