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Emancipation and Child Support – Jersey Style

Typically emancipation occurs when a child reaches 18 years of age and/or becomes financially independent. In New Jersey, however, a child is not automatically emancipated at the age of 18.* To emancipate a child, one of the parents must ask … Continue reading

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Child Support Obligation Cannot Be Waived

Back in May, the New Jersey Appellate Division rejected plaintiff’s argument that an order entered three years earlier denying defendant’s request for child support was absolute, thus relieving her of the obligation to support the parties’ un-emancipated child until and unless … Continue reading

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