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Depends. If you are still married, emancipation occurs when you and your spouse decide that it is time for your child to stand on his / her own. But, if you are divorced, even if a settlement agreement says that emancipation occurs at 18 or upon graduation from high school, a judge still has the right to override the terms of that agreement and continue an obligation for support upon parents for that child.
In New Jersey, the legal standard for emancipation is "[w]hen a... Read More
I've just started this blog post and haven't given any organized thought to a topic... i thought i would open up by allowing someone to ask a questions regarding custody disputes and/or the potential relocation of the child's current home state. Any takers?Read More