New Jersey Child Support Laws Have Changed – Effective 2/1/17

New Jersey has enacted a new emancipation law designed to provide parents with more certainty as to when child support will end for their child or children. This new law went into effect on February 1, 2017, but applies to all court orders, regardless of when the order was approved. The new law states that child support will terminate automatically when a child reaches 19 years of age, unless one of three conditions exist: there is another age for termination of child support specified in a court order, but the age cannot extend beyond the date the child turns 23...

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