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APPELLATE DIVISION ADDRESSES INCLUSION OF EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN CHILD SUPPORT

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Many divorce or support proceedings involve the issue of who is going to pay for extracurricular activities.  Who is paying for sports?  Band?  Social clubs?  Art?  Drama and more? While settlement agreements commonly have a separate payment allocation for such expenses from the basic child support obligation – commonly in proportion to the parties’ respective incomes,… Continue Reading

When Income is Over the Limit for Guidelines, A Court Cannot Extroplate from The Guidelines

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Earlier today I posted ablog entry on the unreported Appellate Division decision in Holden v, Holden decided on October 28, 2010.  In that piece, I discussed how the court based support on the father’s gross income because of his history of not paying taxes.  The case was interesting for other reasons, as well.  In this case,… Continue Reading

WILL NEW JERSEY BUDGET CRISIS LEAD TO MORE CHILD SUPPORT LITIGATION

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Suburban school districts were some of the most hard it by Governor Christie’s new budget specifically, and New Jersey’s budget crisis overall.  Many districts were already bracing for the bad news for several months, and had proposed school district budgets containing a lot of belt tightening.  However, the cuts were much worse than expected causing… Continue Reading