Child Support Bergen County NJ

Residents of Bergen County in need of legal representation involving child support, child custody or related matters can contact the experienced legal team at the Law Office of Jef Henninger for a free consultation.

Disagreements involving child custody, child visitation, parental alienation and child support obligations can create highly emotional situations and lasting turmoil. Many Bergen County families suffer through child related disputes and disagreements long after a divorce is finalized. In many cases additional legal intervention is required to resolve issues that may not have been originally addressed or due to changing circumstances after a final divorce decree. The services of an experienced and compassionate Bergen County law firm may be essential in helping you to satisfactorily resolve issues that in any way involve children.

* Bergen County Child Support Calculations – A set mathematical formula is used to calculate the financial responsibility of each parent in the support of their child. Some of the situations that may require additional consideration by a Judge are special health care needs, unique educational requirements and also the age of a supported child.

* Bergen County Child Custody Determination Factors – A Divorce may be dissolved as easily as two adults terminating a legal contract. On the other hand when there are children involved it is often difficult to determine what’s really in the childs best interest verse that of emotionally charged parents. The Family Lawyers at The Law Offices of Jef Henninger can help divorcing parents navigate the legal intricacies of custody and put their children first. Below are a few of the important factors to be considered when establishing what is truely in a child’s best interest.

Existing Relationship With Child

Child Parental Preference

Home Environments

Any Domestic Violence Issues

Home Location or Travel Issues

Acceptance of Other Parents Rights

Educational Opportunities

Health of Parents

Employment Situation of Parents

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* Bergen County Child Visitation Scheduling – The Child Support Lawyers at The Law Offices of Jef Henninger have extensive experience in creating parenting plans that work for parents with challenging work and time constraints. Putting together a workable parenting time schedule is always done in the best interest of the child, but must also take into consideration the long term effect and well-being of each parent. Holiday parenting time should be customized to meet the needs of the child as well as opportunities to create visitation time with extended family members.

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* Bergen County Grandparent Visitation Rights – Grandparents residing in New Jersey have the right to seek an order for visitation rights with their grandchildren. The Grandparent seeking visitation rights must prove overwhelmingly to the court that visitation is in the best interest of the child. During the application process (N.J.S.A. 9:2-7.1) the following factors are some of what will be considered by the court.

* The existing relationship
* Applicants relationship with custodial parent
* Last contact time interval
* Possible effect on child parent relationship
* Any other factor relevent to the childs best interest

* Child Emancipation Bergen County NJ – Law (S-1046/A-2721) sets the age of child emancipation in New Jersey at 19 years. At the age of 19, New Jersey child support and medical support obligations terminate, unless otherwise agreed upon. The law does allows for support to continue until age 23 for dependents attending college, grad school or other vocational training. Disability and other special situations are considered on a case by case basis. Child support payments in arrears at the age of emancipation are still valid debts.

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* Child Support & College Expenses Bergen County NJ – Child support in New Jersey now includes the cost of college tuition. New Jersey courts view higher education as a necessity for qualified dependents. During the evaluation of a parents obligation to pay the cost of higher education, New Jersey courts give consideration to many factors.

Amount of contribution being sought
Parents ability to pay
Financial resources of both spouses
Availability of financial aid
Overall educational goals of the child
Commitment of the child to the education
Financial assets held in custodianship or trust
More information on child support & college expenses


Bergen County Child Support Resources

Bergen County Board of Social Services
Address: 218 Route 17 North
City: Rochelle Park
State: NJ
Zip: 07662
Phone: 1-877-NJKIDS1 (1-877-655-4371)

Bergen County Child Support
Address: 39 Hudson Street
City: Hackensack
State: NJ
Zip: 07601
Phone: 1-877-NJKIDS1 (1-877-655-4371)

Bergen County Superior Court-Family
Address: 10 Main Street Bergen County Courthouse, Room 163
City: Hackensack
State: NJ
Zip: 07601
Phone: 1-877-NJKIDS1 (1-877-655-4371)

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