Jersey City Child Custody Attorney
Helping You Obtain Custody or Parenting Time
Issues regarding custody and visitation are among the most contentious and emotional of all family law disputes. Lori Cieckiewicz, ESQ helps families resolve their disputes. Our qualified and experienced Jersey City child custody and visitation attorney will analyze your case and advise you about the best parenting plan based upon your circumstances.
Understanding Child Custody & Parenting Time in New Jersey
Child custody may be the most important aspect of a divorce. As your Jersey City child custody and visitation attorney, we will advocate for your parental rights, whether you are seeking custody or visitation rights. Our attorneys will guide you through the entire process and work with you to develop a strategy that will prioritize your children and their best interest.
How is Child Support Determined?
Both parents have a financial responsibility to his or her child. Our attorneys work to ensure that your child receives the financial support needed. The responsibility to support children applies to all noncustodial parents, regardless of whether the child was born in or outside of marriage.
New Jersey guidelines for child support consider the following factors:
- Combined net income of both parents
- Expenses for work related child care
- Health insurance
- Private school tuition
- Expenses for a child with special needs
- Extra curricular activities
- Whether the child lives with one parent or custody is shared
The court can modify a child support order when there is a material change in circumstances. If you have custody of your child or children and the court has ordered child support, but you are not receiving payments, there are legal actions that can be taken to enforce the court order. and obtain sanctions for failing to pay child support. A lawyer from our firm can help you secure the financial support your child deserves.