CISLite Lets The Client Do The Work

The initial client interview is, of course, an important step in preparing a divorce case in New Jersey. Attorneys need to gather a great deal of information not only to handle the case successfully but also to complete the needed state forms, specifically the Case Information Statement (NJ). Nowadays traditional…

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How Can I Reduce Child Support Payments?

Under New Jersey law, it is possible to modify a child support agreement if one party has suffered a “change in circumstances.” The filer submits a modified Case Information Statement and the court will decide if the support amount should be changed. Note that this works both ways. If a…

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If You Thought Child Support Ended At 18, Think Again!

Divorcing couples often assume that any child support obligations end once the child turns 18 but that’s not necessarily true.New Jersey law doesn’t automatically emancipate according to age. Rather the law considers when a child is no longer financially dependent on the parents. To a divorced couple this means that…

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Putting A Price On A Person’s Life

Negotiation is a key element in a divorce settlement. Even the most amicable divorce–and the phrase “amicable divorce” is an oxymoron–everyone wants to get what’s fairly owed. However each party probably disagrees on the definition of fair. The Case Information Statement (NJ) is designed to present an unbiased view of…

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How To Compare Multiple Custody Scenarios In New Jersey Divorces

Preparation of a divorce case is not always a simple matter. Even in disputes where both parties are trying to keep things amicable, ongoing negotiations can change the details that affect maintenance and child support calculations. New Jersey attorneys preparing a Case Information Statement need to be able examine multiple…

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