Essex County Child Support Attorney

For individuals who are going through a divorce or reaching a custody arrangement, the financial considerations involved with supporting a child can be a pressing concern. Both parents have an obligation to provide for their children, making it important that they understand how support awards are calculated and enforced.

Laurie A. Bernstein Esq. is an experienced Essex County, New Jersey, Family Law attorney who provides comprehensive legal advice regarding child support laws and helps clients understand the criteria used to create child support awards. These laws provide a guideline, calculating the support a parent owes by considering the incomes of both parents, the number of children, and the custody and parenting time arrangement, as well as other factors.

Deviations From The Child Support Guidelines

The Court may, where appropriate, deviate from the child support guidelines for a number of reasons. For some families, the child support calculations may not be applicable due to their children's attendance at a college away from home or because they are high income earners. In these situations, Laurie A. Bernstein Esq. fights for the best interests of her clients, seeking child support awards that fit the needs of the particular family.

For some families, added expenses for child care, or providing for a child with special needs must be considered as part of a child support award. Ms. Bernstein has the background and experience necessary to help clients secure a comprehensive arrangement that accounts for all issues of concern regarding the children's needs.

A family's financial situation can change drastically requiring the parties to revisit orders entered by the Court. Laurie A. Bernstein Esq. fights to help them modify support awards as the needs of the family evolve and their circumstances change.

Contact A Livingston Child Expenses Lawyer

To schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced Essex County child support lawyer, contact The Law Office of Laurie A. Bernstein, P.C., at 973-567-3591.

Contact Laurie A. Bernstein

The Law Office of Laurie A. Bernstein, P.C.
101 Eisenhower Parkway Suite 409
Roseland, NJ 07068

Phone: 973-567-3591
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