Category: Child

Deciding whether to conduct a plenary hearing

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Parents are expected to support their children until they are emancipated, regardless of whether the children live with one, both, or neither parent

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Courts should conduct a best interests analysis in all contested relocation disputes in which the parents share legal custody

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New Jersey’s Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act

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In considering jurisdiction under New Jersey’s Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, the court performs a three-stage analysis

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The best interest of the child standard should govern the court’s decision to change a sixteen-year-old transgender child’s name

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A child’s attendance in postsecondary education may be a basis to delay emancipation and continue support

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The child support lien

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In determining custody, the court shall consider the preference of the child when of sufficient age and capacity to reason so as to form an intelligent decision

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Parents who attend organized youth sporting events have an inherent obligation and responsibility to act in a manner which is consistent with the goals of developing respect, tolerance, camaraderie, and discipline in children

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