When will the judge hear my N.J. family court motion?

By Matt Rooney _ Planning ahead is important, and family court is certainly no exception to the rule. Unless you can meet the stringent threshold for an emergent motion, your New Jersey family court motion could take a month or longer to
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Firm obtains ideal child support, custody decision in Burlington County

Helping New Jersey parents resolve difficult child support and child custody disputes is at the heart of what we do here at DeMichele & DeMichele. Recently, D&D attorney Matt Rooney was successful in representing a single mother of three children for whom the
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Yes, a married couple’s savings habits factor into N.J. alimony

The actual assets you and your spouse own — homes, vehicles, bank account balances, retirement accounts, etc. — are subject to equitable distribution when you’re undergoing a divorce in New Jersey. That’s a different subject for a different divorce post. Today’s inquiry:
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Can I Go to Jail for Overdue Alimony?

Answer: Overdue Support Obligations Can Result in Severe Consequences Including Incarceration It’s a familiar story with which experienced family attorneys are well-acquainted: a New Jersey spouse paying spousal support or “alimony” on the basis of an income level that he or she
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Imputed Income in Family Court

New Jersey Family Courts May Impute Income When Setting Child or Spousal Support Determining the appropriate child or spousal support obligation is often straightforward but can be very complicated, too. A number of factors could influence the ultimate amount. At the top
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DMX’s Staggering Child Support Arrears

Massive Child Support Arrears Are Often An Avoidable Problem Child support affects average folks as well as the rich and famous. Dr. Phil recently interviewed the famous 1990s/early 2000s Americans rapper DMX; it had been reported that DMX owed $1.23 million in
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NJ Child Support and Work-Related Day Care

What Happens When One Parent Wants to Compel the Other Parent to Pay for a Day Care or Summer Camp? Calculating child support consumes a significant portion of any New Jersey family attorney’s time and, as I explained last week, online child
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What is the Matrimonial Early Settlement Program (MESP)?

Understanding the Matrimonial Early Settlement Program MESP You are going through your divorce.  You have carefully completed your case information statement, tirelessly worked on completing your answers to interrogatories, and collected all the relevant documents for your document production.  The evaluations for
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