Top Scotch Plains Child Support Lawyers Near You

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Law Offices of Peter G. Aziz & Associates, LLC

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Scotch Plains, 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 Scotch Plains, 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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LaRocca Hornik Rosen Patti & Crupi LLC

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Scotch Plains, 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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Carolann M. Aschoff, P.C.

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Scotch Plains, 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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The Micklin Law Group

Child Support Lawyer | Serving Scotch Plains, 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.

Featured Scotch Plains, NJ Child Support Law Firm

Scotch Plains 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 Scotch Plains 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.

What sort of issues can I seek legal help with?

Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances - such as being charged with a crime - where you should always seek experienced legal help.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Child Support Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of 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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