Increased Child Support Payment

Are you going through divorce and have questions about what justifies an increased child support payment? Watch this video to learn your rights.

Question:

Will I have to pay more child support if I get a new job or raise?

Answer:

If you’re here, you might have a question about an increase in your child support based upon your employment in New Jersey. Generally speaking, once child support is set, the courts will leave you alone.Increased Child Support PaymentHowever, if your spouse or the child of the parent petitions the court and says that there is a change in circumstance, meaning that a former spouse or the parent of the child is now making more money, the court will then be forced to address what that amount of money is and how that amount of money impacts your child support payment. You’ll essentially have to have an entire hearing again to determine how much the child support should be, going forward.


Are you or a dealing with a family law matter and have questions about an increased child support payment? Contact New Jersey child support lawyer Bart W. Lombardo for a free confidential consultation and case evaluation. Let our experience work for you.

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