Category: Emancipation

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

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When parties have multiple children covered under an unallocated child support order, and a child becomes emancipated, such emancipation is a change of circumstance

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Reaching the age of eighteen merely creates the presumption a child is emancipated

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Notwithstanding that both parents and their child no longer reside in New Jersey, a judge may have jurisdiction to determine the date of emancipatio

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A child’s emancipation results in the complete termination of child support obligations

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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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A declaration of emancipation must be based on the facts that then exist

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A person on active duty with the military and enrolled in a service academy is emancipated from his or her parents for purposes of child support and college expenses

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Once children are adults, the statutory presumption is established, and the burden of proof to rebut the presumption of emancipation shifts

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A child past the age of majority who is a full-time student, diligent in her studies, getting good grades, and still dependent on her parents, is not emancipated and is entitled to continued financial support if the parents have the ability to pay

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