Top Rockaway Child Support Lawyers Near You

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Law Offices of Peter G. Aziz & Associates, LLC

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Rockaway, NJ

Free Consultation

973-826-2325

We counsel you on your rights and options, providing cost-effective, sensitive, and sensible representation during a divorce

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The Law Office of Rachel S. Cotrino, LLC

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Rockaway, NJ

732-394-6552

Your Family Law needs are important. We understand what matters most. Call today for help. Free Consultation for Divorce Clients.

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Carolann M. Aschoff, P.C.

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Rockaway, NJ

201-793-7739

Attorney Aschoff Has Been Designated by The New Jersey Supreme Court as a Certified Matrimonial Attorney. Three Convenient Locations in Hudson and Essex Counties

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LaRocca Hornik Rosen Patti & Crupi LLC

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Rockaway, NJ

Free Consultation

732-400-5392

Experienced Counsel for Complex Divorce and Family Law Matters.
Contact us and Speak With One of our Certified Matrimonial Attorneys

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The Micklin Law Group

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Rockaway, NJ

Se Habla Español

973-826-2828

We Offer More Than 20 Years of Experience and Focused Legal Representation to Clients Across NJ Who Are Facing Divorce, Separation or Other Family Law Issues.

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Frank E. Tournour, P.C.

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Rockaway, NJ

Free Consultation

Committed to Providing Effective Legal Representation in all aspects of Matrimonial and Family Law

Featured Rockaway, NJ Child Support Law Firm

Rockaway Child Support Information

Do You Need to Set or Amend Your Child Support?

The amount of child support the noncustodial parent pays each month is determined by the court following state guidelines. They include each parent's income and assets and the amount needed to maintain the children's pre -divorce standard of living.

How a Child Support Lawyer Can Help

Whether initially setting the amount of child support or modifying the court order, the services of a Rockaway child support attorney well versed in family law and child support issues can be of great help. The attorney can help you gather documents and personal information to support your contention and advocate your position to the court.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you've suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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