Child Support

Child Support Attorney

Although marriages may end, the connections between parents and their children remain. A parent’s obligation to provide for his or her children emotionally and financially endures. In most divorces, child support is incorporated into the divorce decree.

In New Jersey, disputes over the amount of child support are common. Keith, Winters & Wenning, L.L.C., offers comprehensive child support solutions to protect the interests of our clients and their children.

With an extensive team of experienced and knowledgeable divorce attorneys and mediators, including a certified matrimonial law attorney, our Bradley Beach law firm is committed to helping families find lasting resolutions to their child support concerns, whether they are establishing initial child support, modifying an earlier agreement, or enforcing an existing order. To set up a free initial consultation, contact our firm at 732-774-1212.

New Jersey Child Support Laws and Guidelines

Child support in New Jersey is built on the premise that children should never suffer the financial consequences of their parents’ divorce. Children are entitled to financial support from the incomes of both parents.

Child support is established by using New Jersey’s child support guidelines, which take into account the income of both parents. The guidelines must be used when calculating child support.

Disputes between parents typically arise when:

  • Income is inconsistent due to self-employment, deferred compensation, bonuses, or a cash-based means of support
  • Reported income is too low, and a parent believes the other parent is not disclosing all of his or her income
  • A parent thinks the other parent is intentionally underemployed or unemployed
  • One of the children has special medical needs

Our lawyers try to help families avoid expensive litigation by using alternative dispute resolution (ADR) tools to resolve conflicts. ADR not only saves clients money, but it also helps shield children from the damaging effects of acrimonious court battles.

If ADR is unsuccessful, we are fully prepared to litigate. Our lawyers’ comprehensive knowledge of the law and meticulous attention to detail make us a formidable force in the courtroom.

Contact Our Monmouth County Child Support Lawyers

Looking for child support and divorce lawyers near you? Our firm offers a free initial consultation. To discuss your child support issue, contact us by e-mail or phone at 732-774-1212.