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April 2013 Archives

Three people arrested in New Jersey on child support warrants

After married couples decide to end their marriages, many will have to address various issues regarding any children involved in the divorce. Usually the parent without custody of the children will be required to make child support payments to the parent with custody. Additionally, failure to make these payments can result in arrest warrants. Three New Jersey residents recently found this out the hard way after being arrested for allegedly failing to make payments to support their children.

Financing a divorce in New Jersey

It is no secret to New Jersey readers that a divorce can be costly. Fees and payments can quickly accumulate, and debt can increase exponentially. This is especially true for those that are the lesser earning spouse before a divorce, often unable to match their spouse's financial ability while struggling to achieve a fair settlement.

New Jersey Lotto winner hopes to gain child custody of his kids

Many of our New Jersey readers may now be quite familiar with the name of Pedro Quezada, the man who recently hit the $338 million Powerball jackpot. In addition to fame over his new fortune, the man also received some attention over the fact he owed nearly $30,000 in child support to the mother of three of his five children. Ultimately, however, Quezada took care of the past due support at a court appearance, and claimed that he would be gaining child custody of his children as well.

New Jersey divorce: Other financial issues to consider

Child support, alimony or spousal support, property division--these are the issues that come to mind when couples in New Jersey thing about divorcing. However, there are other issues that could adversely impact both parties during and after the divorce that can be addressed during the settlement process. Identifying these issues and dealing with them up front could better prepare both parties as they begin their separate lives.