Month: June 2017

CHILD SUPPORT FOR UNMARRIED PARENTS

CHILD SUPPORT FOR UNMARRIED PARENTS   Can I receive child support even though I was never married?   Yes.  There is no requirement that parents be married at the time of a child’s birth (or ever) in order for a custodial parent (the parent the child lives with) to receive child support.  Both parents have Read More …

Grandparent Visitation in NJ

At common law, many years ago, grandparent visitation did not exist.  Grandparents had no legal rights to request visitation time with their grandchildren.  That was mainly because grandparents had much shorter life expectancies than they do today, and there was very little social science that focused beyond the core nuclear family.  As grandparents began to Read More …